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    Born 1944 in Bern, Switzerland; lives in Tucson, Arizona
    For the last four decades, Olivier Mosset has remained committed to questioning painting as a historical object by, somewhat paradoxically, continuing to paint. Through his affiliation with the B.M.P.T., a group of conceptually-driven painters formed in Paris in the 1960s, Mosset and his peers–Daniel Buren, Michel Parmentier, and Niele Toroni (their initials reflected in their collective acronym)–sought to democratize art through radical procedures of deskilling.
    Since that time, Mosset has turned to monochrome works on shaped canvases that more or less implicitly comment on circuits of production and exchange (stars standing in for revolutionary aspirations, or dollar signs representing, well, dollar signs). He has also explored other formats and materials of abstract painting involving more traditional oil and acrylic, as well as industrial plastic <can artist provide some description of how he uses plastic?>. Mosset alternately culls forms from the landscape as found abstractions and anchors paintings back to it, site- and architecturally specifically: He drew from the anti-tank traps dotting Europe’s roadsides for the Toblerones (1994-2007<artist: please confirm dates>), massive yet ephemeral Minimalism-inspired sculptures produced in ice. His shimmering Golden Shower (2007) transformed the lowered garage door of SculptureCenter in Queens, New York, into an improbably beautiful wash of yellow paint. 

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