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Artist: Allan Chasanoff, American, born 1936, B.A. 1961

A Self-conscious Effort, Continuously Progressing, on and about the Release and Reintegration of Content through Formal Means thus Altering the Discreteness of and Permitting the Relating of Information: A Proposal, a Prototype, a Policy

1971

Paper, found printed material, newspaper clippings, books, ring binders, power cord, ties, and chipboard

Dimensions variable
The Allan Chasanoff, B.A. 1961, Book Art Collection, curated with Doug Beube
2014.58.316
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Two found books, deconstructed and then reattached, with ring binding

Bibliography: 

Pamela Franks et al., Odd Volumes: Book Art from the Allan Chasanoff Collection (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2014), 19, C-210–11, 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.