The Library by Ion Bitzan

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The Library by Ion Bitzan The Library by Ion Bitzan

Artist: Ion Bitzan (1924 -1997)

Nationality: Romanian

Completion Date: 1997

Style: Conceptual Art

Genre: Installation

Media: Wood

The biggest price at the 1997 prestigious Biennale of the Visual Arts in Venice was Bitzan’s “Library”, a 2-meter tall, 4-meter long installation, made out of pieces of raw-wood which intersect, with the names of famous scientists, writers and philosophers written with black ink on the exteriors. “I wanted to create a state of an object which has been impregnated with what others have done before me”, said Bitzan in an interview

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I am a freelance writer and poet and started writing after raising my two boys as a way of discovering just who Jez is. That is still very much an on-going project but the journey so far has introduced me to many wonderful friends and fellow writers through an ever growing love of poetry.
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