Eric Watier

Inventory of Destruction

Boabooks, Genève — 2012
SFr. 12.00
Pages: 8
Edition: open
Dimensions: 42 x 58 cm
Language: English

After “L’inventaire des destructions (post-scriptum)” Eric Watier get the chance to publish the totality of the text of this ongoing project in english. “Out of the half-dozen canvases he painted in 1954 in Rauschenberg’s studio in Fulton Street, Cy Twombly only spared Panorama.” The artist comes up with an inventory of work destructions printed on a Newspapers. Either seldom or daily, these actions may be spontaneous or carefully thought out throughout an artist’s life. And either expected or radical, these practices shed new light on the evolution of these artists’ production. Tree copies feature a four destructed selected print by the artist, price on request.

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