Lawrence Weiner: Declaration of Intent (1968)

1. The artist may construct the piece.
2. The piece may be fabricated.
3. The piece need not be built.
Each being equal and consistent with the intent of the artist the decision as to condition rests with the receiver upon the occasion of receivership.

Lawrence Weiner
Frieze article

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2 Comments on “Lawrence Weiner: Declaration of Intent (1968)”

  1. […] famously laid out the framework of the new movement was Lawrence Weiner in his brilliantly brief “Declaration of Intent.” This is […]

  2. […] participatory nature of Conceptual art to the role of the publication is Weiner’s publication of Declaration of Intent in Arts Magazine. This work was again original in its publication, and the wording of the […]


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