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Artist: Long-Bin Chen, Taiwanese, born 1964

The Reading Room

2000

Found carved books and magazines, stacked with wood

41.28 × 38.1 × 38.1 cm (16 1/4 × 15 × 15 in.)
The Allan Chasanoff, B.A. 1961, Book Art Collection, curated with Doug Beube
2014.58.63
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Taiwanese
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Purchased by Allan Chasanoff from Frederieke taylor gallery 7/11/2003

Bibliography: 

Pamela Franks et al., Odd Volumes: Book Art from the Allan Chasanoff Collection (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2014), 24–25, C-213, 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.