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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M26421
People
Per Kirkeby, Danish (Copenhagen, Denmark 1938 - 2018 Copenhagen, Denmark)
Designed by George Maciunas, American (Kaunas, Lithuania 1931 - 1978 Boston, MA)
Published by Fluxus, American
Title
Flux Clock (Distance Traveled in mm)
Classification
Multiples
Work Type
altered readymade
Date
c. 1969
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/28838
Location
Level 1, Room 1100, Modern and Contemporary Art, The Sixties Experiment/Multiple Strategies
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Altered readymade alarm clock with printed paper face
Technique
Mixed technique
Dimensions
6.9 x 6.9 x 3 cm (2 11/16 x 2 11/16 x 1 3/16 in.)
Provenance
Barbara Moore, Bound/Unbound, New York, New York, partial gift partial purchase; to Harvard University Art Museums, June 28, 2005.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Barbara and Peter Moore Fluxus Collection, Margaret Fisher Fund and gift of Barbara Moore/Bound & Unbound
Copyright
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Year
2005
Object Number
M26421
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Jon Hendricks, Fluxus Codex, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, 1988), p.290

Jacob Proctor, Ken Friedman, and Hannah Higgins, Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life, exh. cat., ed. Jacquelynn Baas, Hood Museum of Art and University of Chicago Press (Hanover, NH, 2011), p. 124, cat. 104, ill. (color)

Exhibition History

Multiple Strategies: Beuys, Maciunas, Fluxus, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/24/2007 - 06/10/2007

Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life, Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, 04/16/2011 - 08/07/2011; Grey Art Gallery, New York, 09/09/2011 - 12/03/2011; University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, 02/25/2012 - 05/20/2012

32Q: 1100 60’s Experiment, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/10/2019 - 06/30/2021

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