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Flux Medicine

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Japanese (born 1937)
Published by Fluxus
American
Flux Medicine, late 1960s
Portfolio
American
,
20th century
Translucent plastic box with offset-printed label, containing 18 empty medicine capsules and printed booklet.
box: 6 x 7.5 x 1.7 cm (2 3/8 x 2 15/16 x 11/16 in.)
S. 221 (var.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Barbara and Peter Moore Fluxus Collection, Margaret Fisher Fund and gift of Barbara Moore/Bound & Unbound
, M26448.8
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.
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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