Artist

Higgins, Dick

Artist's book (49 Schede)

 

Code 0537 1/3   Artist's book / Unique

Portrait of Luigi Bonotto

1995

Three different versions:

1. Computer Version
    245 x 81 x 60 cm. Signed
    Three panels of industrial shelving supporting
    an old computer printer and visual anagram
    of Luigi on computer paper
    Two red boxes containing paper and tape
    recorded in "Sonore anagram of Luigi", 3b

2. Box Version
    74 x 54 x 16.5 cm. Signed
    Wood box containing serigraphy cardboard
    with visual anagram of Luigi and
    tape recorded in "Sonore anagram of Luigi"

3. Book Version
    36 x 31 x 7 cm. Signed
    Skin ring binder containing:
a. Visual anagram of Luigi
    17 sheets each signed by the artist
b. Sound anagram of Luigi
    Original tape recorder. Signed
    Artist's voices reading the anagram
    of "Portrait of L. Bonotto,
    recorded 16. Feb. 1995 at
    Turning Mill Studio, New York
    Duration 16' 35".
c. Hand written explanations of the artist
    "About the Portrait of Luigi Bonotto"
d. One sheet with artist's signature in the middle
e. Documentation photographic by Luigi
    Colored photos, various sizes

"...which is to play a recording of myselfr
reading the text, so that the viewer can hear how
the words and sounds come together
into a unified and intermedial whole of sight,
sound and sense" (D.H.)

Exh.: 1995, Bassano del Grappa ; 2012, Treviso (#1).



Bibl.: "Fluxus nel Veneto", exhibition catalogue, Museo Biblioteca Archivio, Bassano del Grappa, 1995 ; "Fluxus Jubileum", exhibition catalogue, Treviso 2012, p. 58.

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