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Building – Blocks for a Doorway


Vito Acconci



Institution Walker Art Center
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Medium: Prints, Edition Prints/Proofs | color hard-ground, soft-ground, photoetching, aquatint on paper
Size: installed 93.375 x 94.5 inches
Culture: American
Inscriptions: in pencil BL of .2 "Vito Acconci 1983-5"; in pencil across bottom of .1 "Printers Proof Building Blocks For A Doorway"
Physical Description: Two irregular shaped sheets of paper when installed form an arched doorway. The sides of the doorway are composed of images of letters "A-Hipopotamus"
Credit: Collection Walker Art Center; Gift of Susie Hennessy and Michael Harrigan, 1997
Accession Number: 1997.16.1-.2
Artist: Vito Acconci, American, b. 1940
Role: Artist
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American, b. 1940
Added to Site: March 1, 2009