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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
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Artist: Byron Clercx, American, born 1960

Big Stick (21st Century edition)

ca. 1993 (damaged) repaired and reissued 2011

Found pages from the complete writings of Sigmund Freud with glue and resin, set in custom leather case

105.41 x 20.32 x 14.61 cm (41 1/2 x 8 x 5 3/4 in.)
The Allan Chasanoff, B.A. 1961, Book Art Collection, curated with Doug Beube
2014.58.49a-b
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Transferred from Allan Chasanoff Book Art Collection, bought from the artist 11/9/2010

Bibliography: 

Pamela Franks et al., Odd Volumes: Book Art from the Allan Chasanoff Collection (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2014), 62–63, C-216, 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.