Your Thumb Present
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
M26448.24
People
Ben Vautier, French (Naples, Italy born 1935)
Published by Fluxus, American
Title
Your Thumb Present
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1965-1966
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Offset printed postcard
Technique
Photolithograph
Dimensions
8.3 x 14 cm (3 1/4 x 5 1/2 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. 453
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
M26448.24
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
Descriptions
Description
Mail art. "Flux Post Card" printed on one side, in English and in French, with the phrase "Your thumb present now on this side of this card is the realization of my intention."
Publication History

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008)

Exhibition History

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

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Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted