Carl Andre: Equivalent V or a Pile of Bricks?

Kathryn Chiong

Friday, August 16, 2013, 11:30 a.m.

Painting and Sculpture II, Gallery 21, fourth floor

Why is a loose stack of 120 firebricks a sculpture, and not just a pile of old bricks? Take a closer look at Carl Andre’s Equivalent V (1966–69) and think about the controversies and ideas surrounding this work.

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