Jan Dibbets

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Jan Dibbets, 1986

Jan Dibbets (born 9 May 1941, in Weert), is a Dutch conceptual artist.

In 1994, he was commissioned by the Arago Association to create a memorial to the French astronomer François Arago, known as Hommage à Arago. Dibbets set 135 bronze medallions into the ground along the Paris Meridian between the north and south limits of Paris.

Dibbets works are included in museums around the world, including the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, De Pont Gallery in Tilburg, and the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven.

Additional reading[edit]

  • Jeffery Kastner and Brian Wallis (editors): Land and Environmental Art. Phaidon Press, 1998. ISBN 0-7148-4519-1
  • Rudi Fuchs and Gloria Moure: Jan Dibbets, Interior Light. New York: Rizzoli, 1991. ISBN 0-8478-1429-7


  • Robin Redbreast’s Territory/Sculpture 1969. Zédélé éditions, Reprint collection, 2014 [1970]. ISBN 978-2-915859-45-4


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