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Vito Acconci

American, 1940-2017

Life Histories of the North American Marsh Birds, 1977

chalk and chromogenic color prints on board

support: 38 x 58 inches (96.52 x 147.32 cm); framed: 39 1/2 x 59 1/4 x 3/4 inches (100.33 x 150.5 x 1.91 cm)

Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

George Cary Fund, 1980

P1980:24

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Inscriptions

signature / front, lower right / Vito Acconci
inscription / front, lower right / LIFE-HISTORIES OF THE NORTH-AMERICAN MARSH-BIRDS [underlined] - FINE ARTS BUILDING, NY - SEPT 1975 -
object text / lower left panel / SINK - CHAIR PLACED IN CORNER, AUDIO / SPEAKER ON WALL - BOARD BLOCKS / DOORWAY - GREEN LIGHT COLORS ROOM -
object text / lower left panel / CLOSET SPACE, CLOSED DOOR - / VIEWER OPENS DOOR AND ENTERS, DOOR SPRINGS SHUT BEHIND -
object text / upper right and lower right panels / AUDIOTAPE SAMPLE / IF THIS WERE WHAT IT IS - / IF THINGS WERE WHAT THEY SEEMED - / IF WE WERE SEEING THINGS - / IF THERE WERE A SINK HERE - / IF WE HAD A SINKING FEELING - / IF WE KNEW THE WATER WOULD / G

Class

Drawings
Photographs

Work Type

Drawing (visual work)
Chromogenic color print

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