I Got Up At

On Kawara was a 20th century Japanese conceptual artist who was influential in the New York art scene. Although he was widely know for his “Today” series or “Date Paintings,” many considered that the most personal and intimate of his works was “I GOT UP AT.” The series is part of a continuous piece produced by the artist between 1968 and 1979 in which each day he sent 2 different friends or colleagues a picture postcard, each stamped with the exact time he arose that day and the addresses of both sender and recipient. The length of each correspondence ranged from a single card to hundreds sent consecutively over a period of months.⁣

 

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