Flux Medicine
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
M26448.8
People
Shigeko Kubota, Japanese ( born 1937)
Published by Fluxus, American
Title
Flux Medicine
Classification
Prints
Work Type
portfolio
Date
late 1960s
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Translucent plastic box with offset-printed label, containing 18 empty medicine capsules and printed booklet.
Technique
Offset print
Dimensions
box: 6 x 7.5 x 1.7 cm (2 3/8 x 2 15/16 x 11/16 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
S. 221 (var.)
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
M26448.8
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
Descriptions
Description
A miniature version of the edition made for inclusion in Flux Year Box 2. In addition to the empty gelatin(?) capsules, the box contains printed matter pertaining to the drug Acthar, an ACTH-Corticotropin.
Publication History

Alvin L. Clark, Jr., Harvard Art Museum/ Handbook, ed. Stephan Wolohojian, 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