Palindromes Barry Flanagan and John Latham

Published by Flat Time House, London, 2015, 32 pages (colour & b/w ill.), 12.8 × 19.8 cm, English

Price: €10

Produced on the occasion of ’Pataphysics and Transactions Between Barry Flanagan And John Latham at Flat Time House, London, 2 April–17 May. Curated by Jo Melvin, Palindromes looked at Barry Flanagan and John Latham’s preoccupation with ’pataphysics and provided a framework for dialogues between Barry Flanagan and John Latham. ’Pataphysics is defined by its inventor, Alfred Jarry, the Symbolist poet and writer, as ‘the science of imaginary solutions.’ It preoccupied Flanagan from the early 1960s before he enrolled on the Advanced Sculpture Course at St Martin’s School of Art in 1964, where he met John Latham who was at that time teaching in the painting department.

*Please note this publication is secondhand and has some traces of previous ownership, the cover has slight sun damage.

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