Games & Puzzles
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
M26448.1
People
George Brecht, American (Halfway, OR 1926 - 2008)
Title
Games & Puzzles
Classification
Multiples
Work Type
multiple
Date
late 1960s
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Translucent plastic box with offset-printed label, containing three printed cards and four plastic(?) beads.
Technique
Offset print
Dimensions
box: 6 x 7.5 x 1.8 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.
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
M26448.1
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
Descriptions
Description
A miniature version of Brecht's "Games & Puzzles" box editioned as part of Flux Year Box 2. It contains instructions for "Swim Puzzle", "Bead Puzzle", and "Ball Puzzle".
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