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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M26393
People
George Brecht, American (New York, NY 1926 - 2008 Cologne, Germany)
Designed by George Maciunas, American (Kaunas, Lithuania 1931 - 1978 Boston, MA)
Published by Fluxus, American
Title
Valôche
Classification
Multiples
Work Type
multiple
Date
early 1970s
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/29740
Physical Descriptions
Medium
18-compartment, transparent plastic box containing miscellaneous objects
Technique
Assemblage
Dimensions
box: 33 x 22 x 5.8 cm (13 x 8 11/16 x 2 5/16 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
variation of S. 75
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 George Brecht / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Germany.
Accession Year
2005
Object Number
M26393
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
An unlabeled prototype, made by George Maciunas, of the edition later produced by him in various wooden boxes (see M26394). Brecht was apparently unhappy with the compartmentalized realization; it is, in the end, perhaps more typical of Maciunas than of Brecht.
Publication History

Jon Hendricks, Fluxus Codex, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, 1988), p. 214-215

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