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Title

The last clown

2001


Artist

Francis Alÿs

Belgium, Mexico

1959 -


About

A signed study drawing for 'The last clown' accompanies each video. Unique series of 24 drawings.


Details


Date

2001


Media categories

Time-based art , Drawing


Materials used

digital tape (betacam) shown as single channel digital video animation, black and white, sound


Edition

2/4 [edition of 4 plus 1 Artist's Proof]


Dimensions

duration: 01:00:00 hr, aspect ratio: 3:2


Signature & date

Signed l.l. certificate of authenticity, black ink "FAlÿs". Not dated.
Signed l.r. drawing, pencil "...F.Alÿs". Not dated.


Credit

John Kaldor Family Collection


Location

Not on display


Accession number

L2010.139.a-b


Artist information

Francis Alÿs

Works in the collection

14


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Jorg Heiser, Frieze no.69, 'Walk on the wild side', 2002, 72 (illus.).

Cuauhtémoc Medina; 'Francis Alys: what goes on in the street' bu David Torres, Francis Alys: the last clown, 'Falling from grace', 2000, (illus.). no pagination

Wayne Tunnicliffe (Editor), John Kaldor family collection: Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2011, 170, 177 (colour illus.).

Francis Alys: the last clown, 2000, (illus.).