Artist David Hall has passed away. Working with sculpture in the 1960s, Hall won first prize at the 1965 Biennale de Paris. In 1966, he was one of the artists exhibiting in the seminal “Primary Structures” exhibition at the Jewish Museum, which drew public attention to the advent of Minimalism in art. That same year, Hall was one of the founders of Artist Placement Group, which used Conceptual pieces to interrogate art’s production and dissemination.
In the 1970s, Hall turned to making video art, creating, among other pieces, the now-iconic TV Interruptions (7 TV Pieces), which were broadcast uncredited on Scottish television before eventually being collected and distributed on video. His work has appeared at the Pompidou Center, Documenta Kassel, Tate in London, the National Museum Reina Sofia Madrid, the Museum of Contemporary Art Barcelona, and Vienna’s Museum Moderner Kunst, among other venues. TV Interruptions is currently on view at Tate Britain as part of the “BP Spotlights” series.