Burglary Fluxkit

George Maciunas, American, 1931 - 1978



Seven-compartment clear plastic box with black and white printed label featuring a drawing of several hardware tools and the words: "BURGLARY FLUXKIT BY GEORGE MACIUNAS"; contains seven keys, including a roller-skate key

Overall: 3 5/8 × 4 3/4 × 1 in. (9.2 × 12.1 × 2.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the Friedman Family



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view

Course History

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

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

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

ENGL 7.47, Tales of the Avant-Garde, Andrew McCann, Winter 2022

Exhibition History

"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 22.

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

Publication History

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.

Jacquelynn Baas, Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2011, p. 94, checklist no. 22.


Friedman Family; given to present collection, 1986.

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