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05/19/2014 08:28 am ET | Updated Jul 19, 2014

Carl Andre Retrospective at Dia Art Foundation in Beacon (VIDEO)

Carl Andre: Sculpture as Place, 1958-2010 at Dia Beacon is the first retrospective to consider the full spectrum of Carl Andre's art. The exhibition is grouped into three parts: sculpture, poetry, and Carl Andre's unclassifiable productions, from the enigmatic assemblages known as Dada Forgeries to his wide-ranging ephemera. In this video, Yasmil Raymond (Curator, Dia Art Foundation) provides us with an introduction to the exhibition and Carl Andre's work.

Carl Andre: Sculpture as Place, 1958-2010 at Dia Art Foundation in Beacon spans over five decades. The retrospective includes 45 sculptures; over 160 poems and works on paper presented in wooden vitrines designed by the artist; a selection of rarely exhibited assemblages known as Dada Forgeries; and an unprecedented selection of photographs and ephemera. It's the first museum survey of Andre's entire oeuvre, and the first retrospective in North America since 1978-80.

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Carl Andre: Base 7 Aluminum Stack, New York, 2008.

After premiering at Dia:Beacon, the retrospective's only venue in the United States, it will travel to museums in Europe, including Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid (May 7 - October 12, 2015); Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin (May 7 - September 25, 2016); and Musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris (October 20, 2016 - February 12, 2017). At Dia Beacon, the exhibition runs until March 2, 2015.

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