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"My model was Pablo Casals. Who was your model?"

Accession Number
2012/2.110.17

Title
"My model was Pablo Casals. Who was your model?"

Artist(s)
Ben Patterson

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
2012

Medium & Support
ink on paper, sticker on Plexiglas, within frame

Dimensions
8 1/4 in x 6 1/4 in x 5/8 in (20.96 cm x 15.88 cm x 1.59 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of the artist

Subject matter
The choice of random phrase, conventional printer paper and mass produced frame all place this piece in the tradition of Fluxus works which are often created quickly of ephemeral elements.

Physical Description
The phrase "My model was Pablo Casals. Who was your model?" is digitally printed on paper and signed by artist then placed in a mass produced frame with a googly-eye sticker in the lower right corner. 

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
photo-mechanical

Additional Object Classification(s)
Mixed Media

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
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Keywords
models (people)
printing (process)
text (layout feature)

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