Line 1000 Meters Long

Chrome-plated metal drum containing a roll of paper with an ink line drawn along its 1000-meter length | 51.4cm | July 24, 1961

Piero Manzoni

Manzoni considered the two-dimensional surface of painting and drawing not as something “to be filled with colors and forms” but as a place “of unlimited possibilities” in which a line could exist “beyond all problems of composition and size,” he wro...
read more