Primary Structures

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Primary Structures (1966 Exhibition) - Response
... The Primary Structures art featured new, stripped-down naked and materials with smooth, shiny surfaces, but perhaps the most unusual new idea to come from the exhibit was the concept of artist as "designer", not ... participated, di Suvero famously remarked, "Primary Structures is the key show of the 1960s...", and also, "...my friend Donald Judd cannot qualify as an artist because he doesn't do the work ... It appeared that Primary Structures was to be formulated around Anthony Caro's former St ...

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