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  • Robert Morris, Blind Time I, 1973, graphite on paper, 35 x 46". © 2004 Robert Morris/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

    Robert Morris

    Centro Pecci, Prato
    Viale della Repubblica 277
    February 25–May 29

    Curated by Jean-Pierre Criqui

    While engaging with multiple movements in multiple mediums, Robert Morris consistently addresses the problematics of perception. For this show, Criqui amasses seventy-five of the artist’s “Blind Time Drawings,” dating from 1973 to 2000—the first time so many will be exhibited together. Morris executed the drawings with eyes closed, exposing the distance between his intentions and his body’s limitations. An exhibition catalogue, on which Morris collaborated, is devoted primarily to the drawings. The show also features two films and nine early sculptures—including Box with the Sound of Its Own Making, 1961, and the large installation Threadwaste with Mirrors, 1968—that further represent Morris’s efforts to overcome the privileging of vision.