On Kawara (1932–2014) is one of the most important and most radical artists of our time. His oeuvre is consumed with time and place, and he has produced a body of work that is dizzying in its simultaneous temporal breadth and rigorous specificity. On Kawara: 1966 focuses on Kawara’s creations from 1966, the year he began work on his famous Today series of date paintings. Kawara created more than 2,000 date paintings in total, in more than 100 different cities, using folders to accurately keep track of his work, with a smear of the paint he used for each painting, the newspaper headlines for that day along with notes about the painting’s format.
On Kawara: 1966, published to accompany the last exhibition Kawara collaborated on before his death, documents the artist’s work and his extraordinary personal archive for that year.