Richard Kostelanetz will discuss his practice during an informal walk-through of the Openings & Closings exhibition.
Richard Kostelanetz (born 1940, New York) is an American writer, artist, critic, and editor of the avant-garde. He is infamous for his prolific and often biting prose. In his short fictions (some only 2 words long) and visual poetry, RK employs a radically formalist approach consisting of arrangements of words on a page using such devices as linking language and sequence, punning, alliteration, parallelism, constructivism, and minimalism. As a more viable alternative to a straight forward retrospective, Kunstverein has been temporarily transformed into a bookstore dedicated to the artist
July 15, 2011, 6pm