Beck & Moffet / Lucio Fontana

“Range” is a 1997 collaboration between the Conceptualist Robert Beck and the painter Donald Moffett; it combines Mr. Beck’s preoccupation with mysterious crimes and Mr. Moffett’s interest in painting as abstraction, decoration and material fact. Mr. Beck gave Mr. Moffett a pad of drawing paper through which he had fired a .22-caliber bullet. Mr. Moffett took each of the pad’s 20 sheets and its back and front covers and encircled each gunpowder-ringed bullet hole with a delicate, tattoolike symmetrical motif, variously floral or geometric, made of graphite, ink and fudge. …” 
Roberta Smith


Marianne Boesky Gallery (January, 2010)

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Related Artists:
Robert Buck

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