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Fold/Unfold (Gesture Piece)


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French (Naples, Italy born 1935)
Published by Fluxus
American
Fold/Unfold (Gesture Piece), late 1960s
Multiple
American
,
20th century
Manila envelope containing offset-printed, folded sheet of paper
8.9 x 5.7 cm (3 1/2 x 2 1/4 in.)
S. 438
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Barbara and Peter Moore Fluxus Collection, Margaret Fisher Fund and gift of Barbara Moore/Bound & Unbound
, M26448.21
Description
Inside a small manila envelope is a single, folded sheet of paper. The word "unfold" is printed on the upper left-hand corner of one side, and is visible when the sheet is folded. Once unfolded, the word "fold" is revealed printed at the center of the sheet on the verso. Included in Flux Year Box 2.
Provenance
Barbara Moore, Bound/Unbound, New York, New York, partial gift partial purchase; to Harvard University Art Museums, June 28, 2005.
Bibliography
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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