Impassioned with Some Song We,

SINCE I WRITE NEITHER neither art history nor art criticism but only primary text, that is, language which is more than it is about, the only way I can and want to write about the works Lawrence Weiner and Joseph Kosuth were making between the years 1968 and 1974 is to write with Weiner and Kosuth now. Such a methodology is subjective. Such language describes who is speaking it more than what is being spoken of. Weiner’s and Kosuth’s choices of the artists they wanted to talk to and the artistic subjects they wanted to talk about give the reader “accurate” portraits of Weiner’s and Kosuth’s works.

The more subjective, my dear Media, the more accurate. Let us rely on the most tainted of languages, such as pornography and morality.


Lawrence Weiner, taped conversation: There’s been more of an emphasis on context than on content. OK. I’ll go on record with

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