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"Greater Japan Zero-Yen Notes" and Bottled Money from Exchange


Genpei Akasegawa



Institution Walker Art Center
Location Not on view.
'Greater Japan Zero-Yen Notes' and Bottled Money from Exchange, Genpei Akasegawa
Jar open, some of its contents laid out
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 | glass jar, printed material, envelopes, letters, currency
Size: jar 13 x 8.5 x 8.5 inches
Culture: Japanese
Physical Description: Bundles of Zero-Yen notes and a lidded jar containing correspondence and currency sent to the artist in exchange for zero-yen notes.
Credit: Collection Walker Art Center; T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 2009
Accession Number: 2009.2.1-.8
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