I am still alive

Some people say: The work of On Kawara is worrying and disturbing because it remembers us the insignificance of our lives. For me On Kawara is disturbing and also extremely beautiful – not because he shows me the insignificance of my life, but rather because he underlines the preciousness of of it all and also because his work is documenting…

On Kawara—Silence

Today I really wish I was a New Yorker: From February 6 to May 3, 2015, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum will present the first comprehensive exhibition of the work of On Kawara (1933–2014), the broadest representation to date of his practice since 1963. On Kawara—Silence invites the viewer to consider a body of work that…