Douglas Huebler1924-1997

Afterall Books / Central St. Martins College of Art & Design/Univ. of the Arts London
London, England

$5,000 toward the research, photography, and reproduction rights associated with a publication on the artist’s 1971 photographic work Variable Piece #70, organized by managing editor Caroline Woodley and written by art historian Mark Godfrey. Huebler was an important figure in post-war American art and was involved in a variety of movements, including abstract expressionism, minimalism, and most notably conceptually-inspired photography. Many of his photographs document people participating in various activities. Variable Piece #70, was Huebler’s attempt to photograph everyone alive on the planet.