Somethings that..., 2016

Basel 2018
mfc-michèle didier
Work on Paper
Set of three sheets of paper in a cardboard portfolio mounted in grey paper
Limited edition of 24 sets of 3 sheets of paper numbered and signed and 6 artist's proofs
28.0 x 21.5 x 0.6 (cm)
11.0 x 8.5 x 0.2 (inch)
Robert Barry "Somethings that..." Set of three sheets of paper in a cardboard portfolio mounted in grey paper Each set contains two mutual statements and one specific statement Each set is unique Sheet of paper: 27.9 x 21.5 cm each Portfolio: 27.98 x 21.54 x 0.6 cm Certificate signes and numbered by the artist Limited edition of 24 sets of 3 sheets of paper numbered and signed and 6 artist's proofs Produced and published in 2016 by mfc-michèle didier ©2016 Robert Barry and mfc-michèle didier Mutual Statements: • Something that is very close and will be here soon, but no one knows about it and will not be recognized when it comes. • Something that I thought I knew very well, but about which I was completely wrong. Specific Statements: • Something that accidentally leaked into the real world. • Something that always makes us feel good. • Something that comes up only now and then. • Something that expresses the sheer joy of being. • Something that half the people think is comical, and the other half think is very sad. • Something that illustrates presence and absence in art. • Something that is always around. • Something that is always in motion, almost invisible and completely silent. • Something that is as good as it gets. • Something that is completely unpredictable. • Something that is gradually slipping away. • Something that is made out of various bits and pieces of the truth. • Something that is so tragic that I cannot mention it. • Something that is very important and needed, but no one ever talks about it. • Something that I used to know very well, but have now completely forgotten. • Something that never appears the same way twice. • Something that questions everything we believe. • Something that seems to be more than meets the eye. • Something that shows the ubiquity of injustice in the world. • Something that was mistaken for art. • Something that we can always count on. • Something that we can never know its true meaning. • Something that will never change. • Something that will never go away. Specific artist's proofs Statements: • Something that cannot be overcome. • Something that I am keeping to myself and will never share with anyone. • Something that is almost not there. • Something that is only a fantasy and can never be real. • Something that keeps on giving. • Something that will always be incomplete.