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REVIEWS 

NEW YORK 

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

On Kawara

Silence

ON KAWARA, JUN 10 1974, 1974, From series “I Got Up,” 1968–79, Stamped ink on postcard, 8.9 x 4 cm.

Collection of Keiji and Sawako Usami. Courtesy Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.

Unrepresentable here in print (and in speech), a spiral insignia accompanied "Silence," the title of On Kawara's retrospective at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. The enigmatic shape is suggestive of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed rotunda, which Kawara admired because it echoed his own Buddhist-inflected conception of time as

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