Why Are So Many Artists Making Work that Lies on the Floor?

Robert Morris: Untitled (Tangle), felt, each strip 25 mm thick, dimensions variable, museum installation 2.95×2.69×1.47 m, 1967 (New York, Museum of Modern Art); © 2007 Robert Morris/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, photo © Museum of Modern Art/Licensed by SCALA/Art Resource, NY

It’s been happening from the 1960s, or even before if you count Pollock’s paintings, but there appears to be somewhat of a trend lately towards artists putting work on the floor. Get the low-down in the New York Times article.

Author: Christine Smallwood, August 16, 2017, The New York Times.

“Why Are So Many Artists Making Work the Lies on the Floor?”