Excreta Fluxorum

George Maciunas, American, 1931 - 1978

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1973

Eighteen-compartment clear plastic box with labels containing feces from different animals and a white marble

Fluxus Edition, New York

Overall: 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 3 5/8 in. (2.3 x 12.1 x 9.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of John Cage

GM.978.204.1

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Fluxus

Classification

Fluxus

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed below intestinal design on paper label adhered to lid: EX. / CRETA / FLUXORUM / BY / GM'73

Course History

WRIT 5, On Poor Taste, William Boyer, Winter 2015

PHIL 23, Art and Aesthetics, John Kulvicki, Winter 2015

PHIL 23, The Philosophy of Art, John Kulvicki, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life

Publication History

Jacquelynn Baas, Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2011, p. 130, ill., p. 127, checklist no. 111.

Lee Michaelides, "The Stuff of Art", Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, Hanover: Dartmouth Printing Co., October 1992, Vol 85, No. 2, p. 28.

Dick Higgins, Fluxus 25 Years, Williamstown, Massachusetts: President and Trustees of Williams College, 1987.

Acquisitions 1974-1978, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1979, p. 85.

Catalogue Raisonne

J. Hendricks, Fluxus Codex, New York, 1988, p. 337-338, no. 272.

Old Number

GM.978.13

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