Skip to content

Collection

All

Search

Contemporary art

Western art

View More:


Title

Touch cinema

1969


Artist

Valie Export

Austria

17 May 1940 -


About

'Touch Cinema' is a document of Valie Export's famous street performance, in which the public was invited to touch her inside a curtained box attached to the artist's upper torso. The work is a witty and confrontational comment on the objectification of women's bodies.
(Electronic Arts Intermix website http://www.eai.org access 7/9/11)


Details


Date

1969


Materials used

video, black and white, sound, 01:08 min


Dimensions


Credit

Mervyn Horton Bequest Fund 2007


Accession number

312.2007


Artist information

Valie Export

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history