Richard Saltoun Gallery’s Conceptual Art in Britain series opens Part 4: Ed Herring & Roger Palmer

Richard Saltoun Gallery presents a season of four one-month exhibitions devoted to Conceptual Art made in Britain during the 60s and 70s. The final exhibition of the season brings together two artist: Ed Herring, a land artist who first gained attention in the 1960s for his ‘environmental statements’; and Roger Palmer, who combines photograph and text to subvert the traditional view of landscape. In 1970, Ed Herring took his lunch, a wrapped sandwich and an apple, and very specifically measured and documented its overall dimensions. This emphasis on recording and documenting his findings preoccupied his work for decades: whether it be the rate of replenishing squares of bird seed as it was devoured by animals (Bird Grid, 1969); measuring the rate of condensation and evaporation of filled plastic bags of water with teabags nailed to a tree (Tea

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