Exhibition

CAT. 1
Ai Weiwei (b. 1957)
Marble Chair, 2008
Marble
47 1/4 x 22 x 18 1/8 inches (120 x 56 x 46 cm)
Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Museum purchase with funds provided by the estate of Wallace Fowlie, 2011.15.1
© Ai Weiwei. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion

CAT. 2
Yuri Albert (b. 1959)
About Beauty from the series Alphabet for the Blind, 1988–89
Paint on Masonite
48 x 79 3/4 inches (121.9 x 202.6 cm)
Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Gift of 17 Contemporary Russian Artists, 1995.16.1
© Yuri Albert. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion

CAT. 3
ANONYMOUSE (Bruce Conner) (1933–2008)
INKBLOT DRAWING, JULY 25, 1999, 1999
Pencil, pen, and ink on Strathmore Bristol paper
23 1/8 x 29 inches (58.7 x 73.7 cm)
On loan from the Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger families in honor of Peter Lange, L.2.2014.31
© Conner Family Trust, San Francisco, California / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, New York

CAT. 4
Alexander Brodsky and Ilya Utkin (b. 1955 and b. 1955)
Columbarium Architecture (Museum of Disappearing Buildings) from the portfolio Projects, 1984 (printed 1990)
Etching on paper, edition 18/30
42 1/4 x 30 3/4 inches (107.3 x 78.1 cm)
Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Museum purchase, 1995.12.3
Art © Alexander Sawich Brodsky and Ilya Utkin / RAO, Moscow / VAGA, New York, New York. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion

CAT. 5
Alexander Brodsky and Ilya Utkin (b. 1955 and b. 1955)
Forum de Mille Veritatis from the portfolio Projects, 1987 (printed 1990)
Etching on paper, edition 18/30
42 x 31 inches (106.7 x 78.7 cm)
Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Museum purchase, 1995.12.14
Art © Alexander Sawich Brodsky and Ilya Utkin / RAO, Moscow / VAGA, New York, New York. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion

CAT. 6
Alexander Brodsky and Ilya Utkin (b. 1955 and b. 1955)
Columbarium Habitabile from the portfolio Projects, 1989 (printed 1990)
Etching on paper, edition 18/30
42 1/4 x 30 3/4 inches (107.3 x 78.1 cm)
Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Museum purchase, 1995.12.4
Art © Alexander Sawich Brodsky and Ilya Utkin / RAO, Moscow / VAGA, New York, New York. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion

CAT. 7
Alexander Brodsky and Ilya Utkin (b. 1955 and b. 1955)
Island of Stability from the portfolio Projects, 1989–90
Etching on paper, edition 18/30
42 1/8 x 30 5/8 inches (107 x 77.8 cm)
Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Museum purchase, 1995.12.20
Art © Alexander Sawich Brodsky and Ilya Utkin / RAO, Moscow / VAGA, New York, New York. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion

CAT. 8
Bruce Conner (1933–2008)
WHEEL COLLAGE, 1958
Assemblage on Masonite (terrycloth fabric, iron wheel, rhinestone studs, paint rag, torn paper, newspaper classifieds)
21 7/8 x 24 x 3 3/4 inches (55.6 x 61 x 9.5 cm)
Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Anonymous gift, 2012.7.1
© Conner Family Trust, San Francisco, California / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, New York. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion

CAT. 9
Bruce Conner (1933–2008)
“I AM NOT BRUCE CONNER” BUTTON, 1964 (issued 1967)
Offset lithograph on metal pin button
1 1/2 inches diameter (3.8 cm)
Collection of the Conner Family Trust, San Francisco, California
© Conner Family Trust, San Francisco, California / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, New York

CAT. 10
Bruce Conner (1933–2008)
“I AM BRUCE CONNER” BUTTON, 1964 (issued 1983)
Offset lithograph on metal pin button
1 1/4 inches diameter (3.2 cm)
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Promised gift of anonymous donor, L.13.2012.26
© Conner Family Trust, San Francisco, California / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, New York

CAT. 25
Bruce Conner (1933–2008)
DE DETROIT: UXA from MABUHAY GARDENS PUNK PHOTOS, 1978
Gelatin silver print
14 x 11 inches (35.6 x 27.9 cm)
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Promised gift of anonymous donor, L.13.2012.43.4
© Conner Family Trust, San Francisco, California / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, New York