Artist

Patterson, Ben

Unique (25 Schede)

Code 1669   Unique

Thank You, Luigi

2005

Old children's toy in wooden box

1. Original version
In 2004 Luigi Bonotto gave this "found object"
and asked to Ben Patterson to create a new artwork

Wooden box, 24 x 15 x 5 cm.
containing:
- 15 illustrated wood blocks

2. "Thank You, Luigi"
In 2005, Ben Patterson decided to glued the wood block permanently in the box.
Then he transferred the box by mail, to two children, Sacha and Gaetano Clavez.

Wooden box, 24 x 15 x 5 cm.
containing:
- Explanation of the work "Thank you Luigi", dated and signed

3. Final version. "Thank You, Luigi"
Wooden box, 31 x 22 x 5 cm.
containing:
- Booklet with:
a. Explanation of the work "Thank you Luigi", dated and signed
b. Photo of the original wooden box (before)
c. Photos of Ben Patterson while he has thinking how to create this new work
d. Photo with the wood block permanently glued (after)
e. Letter from Ben Patterson to Sasha and Gaetano
f.  Drawing from Sasha and Gaetano to Luigi Bonotto
g. Chronology of creation

Bibl.: Benjamin Patterson, "Born in the State of FLUX/us", p. 70

Wooden box, 24 x 15 x 5 cm. containing: - 15 illustrated wood blocks

1.

In 2005 Ben Patterson decided to glued the wood block permanently in the box. Then he transferred the box by mail, to two children, Sacha and Gaetano Clavez.

2.

Wooden box cover, 31 x 22 x 5 cm.

3.

Wooden box, 31 x 22 x 5 cm. containing: - Booklet

3.

Explanation of the final work

3.A

Photo of the original wooden box (before)

3.B

Photos of Ben Patterson while he has thinking how to create this new work

3.C

Photo with the wood block permanently glued (after)

3.D

Letter from Ben Patterson to Sasha and Gaetano

3.E

Drawing from Sasha and Gaetano to Luigi Bonotto

3.F

Drawing from Sasha and Gaetano to Luigi Bonotto

3.F open

3.G Chronology of creation

3.G

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