Vito Acconci, ‘Room Situation’ 1970
Vito Acconci
Room Situation 1970
© Vito Acconci
Marcel Broodthaers, ‘Paintings’ 1973
Marcel Broodthaers
Paintings 1973
© DACS, 2021
Richard Long, ‘A Line Made by Walking’ 1967
Richard Long
A Line Made by Walking 1967
ARTIST ROOMS Tate and National Galleries of Scotland
© Richard Long

Building on the structures of minimal art and conceptual art, the artists adopted experimental aesthetic systems across a variety of media including photography, dance, performance, painting, installation, video and film as a more effective means to connect with the political developments of the decade.

Examples of systems art include Richard Long who imposed rigid structures to his walks across the landscape.