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roman opalka the end is defined

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catalogue to accompany the Christie’s Mayfair exhibition of 2015, 50 years after the begining of opalka's project
Working towards counting to infinity, Opałka began in 1965 by painting the number one with white paint at the top left hand corner of a black monochrome, embarking on a journey that would gradually lead him to a completely white canvas as he introduced one per cent more white pigment into each successive Détail.

Documenting this progression through photographic self-portraits, one for each canvas that he worked on, as well as recording his voice as he counted, Opałka surpassed his goal of an all-white painting when he exceeded 5 million in 2008. Subsequently counting in a realm of white, his death ultimately determined the last number that he would paint, as he reached 5,607,249 when he passed away in 2011.
96 pages introduction by darren leak and jacob uecker, text by kyosuke kuroiwa
card stapled covers,small ownership signature to half title

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catalogue to accompany the Christie’s Mayfair exhibition of 2015, 50 years after the begining of opalka's project
Working towards counting to infinity, Opałka began in 1965 by painting the number one with white paint at the top left hand corner of a black monochrome, embarking on a journey that would gradually lead him to a completely white canvas as he introduced one per cent more white pigment into each successive Détail.

Documenting this progression through photographic self-portraits, one for each canvas that he worked on, as well as recording his voice as he counted, Opałka surpassed his goal of an all-white painting when he exceeded 5 million in 2008. Subsequently counting in a realm of white, his death ultimately determined the last number that he would paint, as he reached 5,607,249 when he passed away in 2011.
96 pages introduction by darren leak and jacob uecker, text by kyosuke kuroiwa
card stapled covers,small ownership signature to half title

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