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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2019.47.35.4
People
Otto Piene, German (Laasphe, Westphalia, Germany 1928 - 2014 Berlin, Germany)
Title
Inserted page
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Sketchbook: Gordes/Cloudburst
Classification
Archival Material
Work Type
archival material
Date
1994
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/370942
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Typed black ink on paper
Dimensions
27.9 × 21.6 cm (11 × 8 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: Recto, in typed black ink: Walking the tread mill wearing red socks/ I watched the socks get in front of each other. / I was mesmerized by their color and / the idea that they were your socks. / I'd work them without asking you. / Even if you wouldn't walk the tread mill / your socks had gotten mixed up with my feet. / They were our socks. / I grinned I was so happy despite the fiction of tread mill and / feet.
Provenance
Elizabeth Goldring Piene, gift; to the Busch-Reisinger Museum, 2019.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Elizabeth Goldring Piene
Copyright
© Otto Piene Estate
Accession Year
2019
Object Number
2019.47.35.4
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Between pages 69 and 70
Subjects and Contexts

Animating the Page

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