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

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