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Davis, Gene, 1920-1985  Search this
circa 1971
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 video reel : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. ; 24 min., 27 sec.
Videorecording of gallery performance featuring a nude model in a foreshortened composition reciting letters at predetermined increments to form a statement made by Clement Greenberg in 1952: "I feel that works of art that genuinely puzzle us are almost always of ultimate consequence."
Video Puzzle, circa 1971. Gene Davis papers, 1920-2000, bulk 1942-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.
Use Note:
U.S. public domain
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Conceptual art  Search this
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Gene Davis papers, 1920-2000, bulk 1942-1990
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Archives of American Art