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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 at the Art Gallery of New South Wales


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.).

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