For an Archaeology of Kinetic Art


Critique d’art

March 21, 2018

Theo Jansen, Percipiere Primus, 2006
Theo Jansen, Percipiere Primus, 2006. © Theo Jansen (Source)


“The archaeology of kinetic art still has to be written”, we could read in 1968 in the magazine Robho. But the proposal to revise the official history of this tendency, whose epicentre was established in Paris around the Denise René gallery with the mythical exhibition Le Mouvement (April 1965), had to wait for several decades before resurfacing today. At a time when Kinetic Art seems to be enjoying a revival of interest, from critics and the market alike, several publications are involved in this review approach.

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Quinz, Emanuele. “For an Archaeology of Kinetic Art.” Critique d’art, no. 50, Mar. 2018,
Quinz, Emanuele. “For an Archaeology of Kinetic Art.” Critique d’art, March 21, 2018.
Quinz, E. (2018, March 21). For an Archaeology of Kinetic Art. Critique d’art, 50.
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