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Modern and Contemporary Art
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Artist: John Latham, British, 1921–2006

The Atom

1961

Burned found books with wire, paint, burlap, and wood

31.75 × 20.32 × 15.24 cm (12 1/2 × 8 × 6 in.)
The Allan Chasanoff, B.A. 1961, Book Art Collection, curated with Doug Beube
2014.58.162
Culture: 
British
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Purchased by Allan Chasanoff from James Goodman Gallery

Bibliography: 

Pamela Franks et al., Odd Volumes: Book Art from the Allan Chasanoff Collection (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2014), 34–35, 75, C-239, ill.

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

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