LUCAS SAMARAS (B. 1936)
LUCAS SAMARAS (B. 1936)
LUCAS SAMARAS (B. 1936)
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LUCAS SAMARAS (B. 1936)

Box #40

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LUCAS SAMARAS (B. 1936)
Box #40
wood box construction— paint, yarn, mirror, tacks, nails and photograph
dimensions variable
open: 14 x 40 1⁄4 x 12 1⁄4 in. (35.6 x 101.9 x 31.1 cm.)
closed: 14 x 16 1⁄4 x 12 1⁄4 in. (35.6 x 41.3 x 31.1
Executed in 1965.
Provenance
The Pace Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1966
Literature
Samaras: Selected Works 1960-1966, exh. cat., New York, The Pace Gallery, 1966, pp. 15, 44 and 50 (illustrated).
G. Battcock, ed., Minimal Art: A Critical Anthology, New York, 1968, p. 86.
K. Levin, Lucas Samaras, New York, 1975, no. 190 and 191 (illustrated).
Lucas Samaras: A Retrospective, exh. cat., Athens, The J.F. Costopoulos Foundation, 2005, p. 121.
H. Barton, ed., Lucas Samaras Catalogue Raisonné: Boxes, Cahiers d'Art Institute, digital, ongoing, no. 1965.14 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Lucas Samaras: Boxes, October-December 1971, n.p. (illustrated).
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Lucas Samaras, November 1972-January 1973, no. 222 (illustrated).
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Unrepentant Ego: The Self-Portraits of Lucas Samaras, November 2003-February 2004, pp. 54 and 95 (illustrated).

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