Modern and Contemporary Art
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Artist: Denise A. Aubertin, French, born 1933

Michel-Ange (Cooked Book)

1988

Found and cooked book with flour and peppers in a perspex case

exterior case: 24.13 x 13.97 x 5.08 cm (9 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 2 in.)
The Allan Chasanoff, B.A. 1961, Book Art Collection, curated with Doug Beube
2014.58.6
Culture: 
French
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased by Allan Chasanoff from Galerie Caroline Corre, Paris, 1994

Bibliography: 

Pamela Franks et al., Odd Volumes: Book Art from the Allan Chasanoff Collection (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2014), 189, C-196, ill.

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

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 such records is ongoing.