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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M26469
People
Takako Saito, Japanese (Iwate prefecture, Japan born 1929)
Designed by George Maciunas, American (Kaunas, Lithuania 1931 - 1978 Boston, MA)
Published by Fluxus, American
Title
Flux Chess
Classification
Multiples
Work Type
multiple
Date
mid 1960s
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/29165
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Mixed technique
Dimensions
14.5 x 14.5 x 6 cm (5 11/16 x 5 11/16 x 2 3/8 in.)
Provenance
Barbara Moore, Bound/Unbound, New York, New York, partial gift partial purchase; to Harvard University Art Museums, June 28, 2005.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
S. 242
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
Accession Year
2005
Object Number
M26469
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
A readymade wooden box (from Chinatown, NYC) containing rubber washers in the configuration of a chess board. The pieces are white or brown tool bits (grinders) of various shapes and sizes. A Maciunas-designed offset-printed label is attached to the inside of the lid.

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