MINIMAL – CONCEPTUAL – ABSTRACT
Works from 1950 until today | Fabian & Claude Walter Galerie Rämistrasse 18, CH-8001 Zürich
25.03.2021 — 15.05.2021
ENNIK FINE ART
PHILIPPE DAVID ZURICH
FABIAN & CLAUDE WALTER GALERIE
The terms and movements of minimal, conceptual, and abstract art are anchored art historically in the period from the 1950s to the 1970s and have had an important influence on developments in contemporary art ever since.
In metaphysics, conceptualism is a theory that explains universality of particulars as conceptualized frameworks situated within the thinking mind. Intermediate between nominalism and realism, the conceptualist view approaches the metaphysical concept of universals from a perspective that denies their presence in particulars outside the mind’s perception of them. Conceptualism is anti-realist about abstract objects, just like immanent realism is (their difference being that immanent realism accepts there are mind-independent facts about whether universals are in stantiated).
The exhibition MINIMAL – CONCEPTUAL – ABSTRACT takes up this thread and shows how the individual art movements of modern art from diverse times have influenced each other up to the present day.