“I’m a multimedia artist. If it’s not in the museums or history books, then where’s my art history?”
On painting, architecture, and working in “chapters.”
Anthony McCall speaks with fellow artists Graham Ellard and Stephen Johnstone about his latest work, Between You and I.
Conceptual art’s shift away from the traditional art object—sometimes dubiously referred to as “dematerialization”—was more or less an idée reçue in the late 1980s and early ’90s, when Olafur Eliasson was beginning to make art as a student at the Royal Academy of Arts in Copenhagen.