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Setting a Good Corner (Allegory & Metaphor)

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Nauman works in many media - drawing, sculpture, photography, film, performance, and installation art. He has said: "If you don't start out with canvas, you do all kinds of things, you sit in a chair and pace around . . . then the question goes back to what is art? And art is what an artist...

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The artist; with Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York; purchased by MFA, Boston, September 20, 2000

Credit Line

Catherine and Paul Buttenwieser Fund


© 2011 Bruce Nauman / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.


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Medium or Technique

Video (color, sound)


Contemporary Art


Electronic media, Film / video