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André Cadere, ‘Square bar of wood’, 1970, Galerie Hervé Bize
André Cadere, ‘Square bar of wood’, 1970, Galerie Hervé Bize
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André Cadere

Square bar of wood, 1970

Lacquered painting and black rubber on wood
79 9/10 × 2 × 1 3/5 in
203 × 5 × 4 cm
Location
NANCY
About the work
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Sculpture
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Courtesy of Estate André Cadere and Galerie Hervé Bize, Nancy
André Cadere
Romanian, 1934–1978
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Conceptual artist André Cadere strove to remove art from the restrictive structure of museums and galleries. He is best known for his “Barres de bois rond” (round wooden bars) (1970-78) that he would carry on his shoulders to outdoor public spaces and exhibition openings in an effort to question art’s relative relationship to its physical and institutional environment. Visually un-intrusive—adorned only with a simple pattern of painted stripes in a limited color palette—the bars served as both sculptural and performance pieces, opening up the ways in which a person might interact with them.

André Cadere, ‘Square bar of wood’, 1970, Galerie Hervé Bize
André Cadere, ‘Square bar of wood’, 1970, Galerie Hervé Bize
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About the work
Medium
Sculpture
Image rights
Courtesy of Estate André Cadere and Galerie Hervé Bize, Nancy
André Cadere
Romanian, 1934–1978
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Conceptual artist André Cadere strove to remove art from the restrictive structure of museums and galleries. He is best known for his “Barres de bois rond” (round wooden bars) (1970-78) that he would carry on his shoulders to outdoor public spaces and exhibition openings in an effort to question art’s relative relationship to its physical and institutional environment. Visually un-intrusive—adorned only with a simple pattern of painted stripes in a limited color palette—the bars served as both sculptural and performance pieces, opening up the ways in which a person might interact with them.

André Cadere

Square bar of wood, 1970

Lacquered painting and black rubber on wood
79 9/10 × 2 × 1 3/5 in
203 × 5 × 4 cm
Location
NANCY
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