security and serenity #2 Artist: Haim Steinbach (American, born 1944, M.F.A. 1973)


Plastic laminated wood shelves, 4 blue “Gem Lites” glitter lights, 2 white Makio Hasuike toilet brushes, and 2 black Makio Hasuike toilet brushes


Left: 30 × 31 × 13 in. (76.2 × 78.74 × 33.02 cm)
Right: 30 × 31 × 13 in. (76.2 × 78.74 × 33.02 cm)

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Purchased with a gift from the Arthur and Constance Zeckendorf Foundation

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20th century


Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of records is ongoing.

  • Brandon Taylor, Avant-Garde and After: Rethinking Art Now (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1995), 88–89, fig. 59
  • Holland Cotter, "Haim Steinbach: Shelf Life," Art in America 76, no. 6 (May 1988), 156–7, 162, ill
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