art & illustration

Throughout his career, Californian artist Robert Irwin has pondered whether we ever have an absolutely pure or direct moment in front of a work of art.

This installation piece, Slant/Light/Volume, represents his effort to foster such an experience.

Reader Dan, who submitted this for Minimalissimo, says it is absolutely beautiful and ethereal. He adds: Great manipulation of lighting and scrim fabric produce a work that looks plain, but feels indescribable.

With reactions like that, it sounds like Irwin achieved what he aimed for.

You can experience Slant/Light/Volume yourself until November 2010 at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

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