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Artist: Vito Acconci, American, 1940–2017

Model for Convertible Clam Shelter

1990

Mixed media; shell (a), galvanized steel pole (b), base

21.6 × 40.6 × 40.6 cm (8 1/2 × 16 × 16 in.)
Gift of Ethan Wagner and Thea Westreich
2000.107.1
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

James Corcoran Gallery

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2000,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2001): 128, ill.

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