On Kawara’s ‘One Million Years’ to be Performed at Venice Biennale

March 31st, 2017

On Kawara, One Million Years (Reading), via Art NewsA performance of On Kawara’s One Million Years (Reading) piece, where a pair of readers list off names of years from a massive book, is set to take place at the Venice Biennale this year.  “In this vein, Venice itself could not be more fitting as a location for the work,” a statement from Ikon Gallery, which organized the show, reads.  “Its fragility and beauty, caught between the sea and sky, is often associated with the transience of human life.”

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