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Title

Revolving upside down

1969

Artist

Bruce Nauman

United States of America

06 Dec 1941 –

No image
  • Details

    Date
    1969
    Media category
    Time-based art
    Materials used
    digital tape (betacam) shown as single channel digital video, black and white, sound
    Dimensions
    duration: 0:61:00 min; aspect ratio: 4:3
    Credit
    Mervyn Horton Bequest Fund 2007
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    308.2007
    Artist information
    Bruce Nauman

    Works in the collection

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    A stationary camera set upside down and framing a long shot of the studio records Nauman, with his hands clasped behind his back, repeating a series of steps similar to those of 'Slow Angle Walk (Beckett Walk)'. The curious exercise combines pirouettes, goose steps, and crabbed, angled arabesques. The inverted image further disorients our sense of the manoeuvres, which appear to be taking place on the ceiling.
    (Electronic Arts Intermix, http://www.eai.org accessed 7/9/11)

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

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