Paragraphs on Conceptual Art  

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"In conceptual art the idea or concept is the most important aspect of the work. When an artist uses a conceptual form of art, it means that all of the planning and decisions are made beforehand and the execution is a perfunctory affair. The idea becomes a machine that makes the art." – Sol LeWitt, "Paragraphs on Conceptual Art", Artforum, June 1967.

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"Paragraphs on Conceptual Art" is a text on conceptual art by Sol LeWitt first published in Artforum in June 1967.

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