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Title
“No!” says THE SIGNIFIED NO. 2
Artist
Arakawa
Date
1973
Dimensions
unframed 74.625 × 106.25 × 1.4375 inches
Materials
acrylic, oil on canvas, Styrofoam
Location
Not on view

Object Details

Type
Paintings (Paintings)
Accession Number
1991.163
Inscriptions
In paint, middle stretcher bar “(NO!! says the signified) ARAKAWA”; In paint, middle stretcher bar “(NO!! says the signified) ARAKAWA”
Physical Description
Background composed of washes of violet, green, and blue. From Upper to Mid dle in white running in horizontalrows “ When ‘Always and Not’/ Signif Something/'The Signified or if’/ Belongs to the/ Have We Met Before?” tex is broken by lines and spatters of paint. Lower in black “When 'Alway and Not’ signifies something 'The signified or if’ Belongs to the zero set! Have we met before?
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Miles Q. Fiterman, 1991