PRINT March 2003

’80s AGAIN

Rirkrit Tiravanija

The ’80s were a funny time to have gone through as a young artist. If artists in the ’90s were trying to rethink what art could do in a bigger way, in the ’80s they were trying to rethink how art could continue on as itself. After Conceptual art and a return to expressionism, the question was, What can you do next? Maybe another big question was, What can you do after the readymade?

As told to Julie Caniglia