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The Big Four Oh


Adrian Piper



Institution Walker Art Center
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Medium: Mixed media, Media Arts, Multimedia | video (color, sound), bloody band-aid in jar, sweaty towel in jar, tear drenched tissue in jar, urine in jar, bottle of vinegar, 40 (hard) baseballs, 1 binder-style notebook with blank pages and handwritten text, 14 pieces of plastic knight's armor, Sony PVM-20L1 monitor
Size: dimensions variable
Culture: American
Inscriptions: signed on purchase agreement
Physical Description: An installation containing a monitor playing an image of the artist dancing with her back to the camera, placed on a table. The vessels containing body fluids, a journal, and a few pieces of armor also occupy the table. The remaining pieces of armor and the baseballs are displayed scattered on the floor
Credit: Collection Walker Art Center; T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 2012
Accession Number: 2012.54.1-.63
Artist: Adrian Piper, American, b. 1948
Role: Artist
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American, b. 1948
Added to Site: September 2, 2013