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Untitled, from "The New York Collection for Stockholm: 30 Artists"

Accession Number
1976/2.114

Title
Untitled, from "The New York Collection for Stockholm: 30 Artists"

Artist(s)
Alex Hay

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1973

Medium & Support
silkscreen on paper

Dimensions
12 in. x 9 in. ( 30.5 cm x 22.9 cm )

Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Robert Rauschenberg

Subject matter
This print is part of a portfolio made in collaboration with Experiments in Art and Technology (EAT) and Moderna Museet as a fundraising effort. Alex Hay was known variously for his performance and conceptual art pieces, which included dances made in conjunction with Robert Rauschenberg. This work recreates a wholly familiar object, a gridded draft of a project filled with measurements, but for what purpose is not made clear. Hay additionally does not take a pre-exisiting piece of graph paper, but draws it himself. Hay recreates a mass produced object, which is in turn mass produced. There is seemingly some commentary about the fleeting presence of hand made objects.

EC 2017

Physical Description
A print entirely in yellow, with hand drawn grid lines. On the grid lines, various measurements and marks have been made.

EC 2017

Primary Object Classification
Print

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
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The New York Collection for Stockholm
grids (layout features)
measurements (dimensions)
modern and contemporary art
screen prints

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