Main Themes, Keywords

Conceptual Art, art and activism, environmentalism, land art, mathematics, pyramid series, Visual Philosophy, systems, poetry, utopia, dystopia, radical collectivity, site-specific work

In the News

Majestic Site-Specific Commission by Agnes Denes Unveiled,” announcement by Art&Education, April 6, 2017

Pascal’s Perfect Probability Pyramid & the People Paradox – The Predicament, 1980/2016,” announcement by Art&Education, April 6, 2017

The artist’s website

Agnes Denes: Absolutes and Intermediates. Edited by Emma Enderby, New York, NY: The Shed, 2019.

Cotter, Holland. “At 88, Agnes Denes Finally Gets the Retrospective She Deserves” New York Times, November 7, 2019

Denes, Agnes. Living Pyramids 2015: Socrates Sculpture Park. Vol.34, No.6 July/August, 2015  

Hartz, Jill et al. Agnes Denes. Ithaca, NY: Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art Cornell University, 1992

Ottmann, Klaus. Introduction to The Human Argument, The Writings of Agnes Denes. Edited by Klaus Ottmann, Putnam, Conn.: Spring Publications, 2008

Pollack, Maika. “Agnes Denes,” Interview Magazine, May 18th, 2015

“Creative Time Summit, Agnes Denes ,” Creative Time, August 24th, 2012

Agnes Denes, The Living Pyramid, a video by Next Step Picture Inc., August 24th, 2015


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