Dig on R.Serra, kind of hilarious/appropriate:
Big egocentric expensive works become very imposing. You can’t put twenty-four tons of steel in the closet.
Art that imposes conditions — human or otherwise — on the receiver for its appreciation in my eyes constitutes aesthetic fascism.
My own art never gives directions, only states the work as an accomplished fact:
The artist may construct the piece;
the piece may be fabricated;
the piece need not be built.
I have to say I prefer Weiner to Kosuth or others. Weiner describes language as a valuable addition to the set of viable mediate but does not advocate for language/lingustic concept at the exclusion of other existing media. I like this inclusive rather than dogmatically exclusive framing.