False Food Prototype for Rubber Food Fluxkit

Claes Thure Oldenburg, American, born 1929

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1966

Mixed medium

Overall: 5 1/8 × 7 1/8 × 2 in. (13 × 18.1 × 5.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Billie Maciunas

© Claes Oldenburg

GM.979.181.4

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Fluxus

Classification

Fluxus

Not on view

Course History

ENGL 7.47, Tales of the Avant Garde, Andrew McCann, Winter 2020

FILM 3.01, Digital Arts and Culture, John Bell, Winter 2020

ENGL 7.47, Tales of the Avant-Garde, Andrew McCann, Winter 2019

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

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

PHIL 23, Philosophy of Art, John Kulvicki, Winter 2013

Exhibition History

Second Stage of Modernism: Art from 1945 to the present, William B. Jaffe, Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall, Churchill P. Lathrop, Friends and Pwen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 6-August 16, 1987.

Sculpture and Sculptor's Drawings, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, SArt 16,21, and 73, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 20-October 7, 1996.

Fluxus: A Conceptual Country, Madison Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin, December 5, 1992-January 31, 1993; The University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, Iowa, March 27-May 23, 1993; Institute for Cinema and Culture, February 19-21, 1993; Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, September 23-December 5, 1993.

Fluxus 25 Years, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts, November 7, 1987-January 3, 1988.

A Tribute to George Maciunas (1931-1978), Beaumont-May Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 22, 1978-January 14, 1979.

"Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life" Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 16-August 7, 2011; Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, New York, September 9-December 3, 2011; University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, Michigan, February 25-May 20 2012, check list number 93.

Publication History

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

Jacquelynn Baas, Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2011, p. 119, checklist no. 93.

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

Provenance

1979 given to the George Maciunas Memorial Collection by Billie Maciunas.

Old Number

GM.979.17

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