Meyer, James (editor and introduction). CARL ANDRE. Cuts: Texts 1959 - 2004. xxii and 322 pp., roughly 80 b&w illustrations. 8vo, cloth-backed boards. Cambridge and London, The MIT Press, 2005.
Just as Carl Andre's sculptures are "cuts" of elemental materials, his writings are condensed expressions, "cuts" of language that emphasize the part rather than the whole. Andre, a central figure in minimalism and one of the most influential sculptors of our time, does not produce the usual critical essay. He has said that he is "not a writer of prose," and the texts included in Cuts-the most comprehensive collection of his writings yet published-appear in a wide variety of forms that are pithy and poetic rather than prosaic.
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