Robert Morris (b. 1931, Kansas City, USA) — sculptor, conceptual artist and writer.
Lives and works in New York, US. Morris wrote several influential critical essays on:
task-oriented dance (Some Notes on Dance, 1965), Minimalist sculpture (Notes on
Sculpture, 1968), Process art (Anti Form, 1968), and Earthworks (Aligned with Nazca,
1975). After moving to New York in 1959 participated in the Judson Dance Theater, for
which he choreographed a number of prominent works, including 21.3 (1964) and Site
(1964). During the 1960s and 1970s, Morris played a central role in defining three
principal artistic movements of the period: Minimalist sculpture, Process Art, and
Earthworks. His solo exhibitions were held at Whitney Museum of American Art (New
York, 1970), the Art Institute of Chicago (1980), the Chicago Museum of Contemporary
Art (1986), Guggenheim Museum (1994), Deichtorhallen (Hamburg, Germany, 1995),
Musée National d’Art Moderne (Paris, France, 1995).