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One-Thousand-Yen Note Trial Impound Object: Mask


Genpei Akasegawa



Institution Walker Art Center
Location Not on view.
One-Thousand-Yen Note Trial Impound Object: Mask, Genpei Akasegawa
Courtesy Walker Art Center
Akasegawa Genpei, One-Thousand-Yen Note Trial Impound Object: Mask (1963) and "Greater Japan Zero-Yen Notes" and Bottled Money from Exchange (1967)
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Medium: Sculpture, Sculptures | imitation one-thousand-Yen sheets, plaster mask, string, wire, paper tags
Size: overall 14 x 9.5 x 7.5 inches
Culture: Japanese
Physical Description: A plaster mask covered with imitation one-thousand-Yen notes, wrapped with a string netting. Impound tags are affixed to the string netting.
Credit: Collection Walker Art Center; T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 2009
Accession Number: 2009.1
Rights: Copyright retained by the artist
Artist: Genpei Akasegawa, Japanese, b. 1937
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, b. 1937
Added to Site: March 27, 2009