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Title
Optimistic Box No. 1
Date
1968
Dimensions
4.625 × 4.375 × 4.25 inches
Materials
wood box, with brass hinges and clasps, stone, offset lithograph on paper labels
Location
Not on view

Object Details

Type
Mixed Media (Multiples)
Accession Number
1992.134
Style
Fluxus
Inscriptions
In ink on label under lid LR “R.F.” next to his printed name.
Physical Description
Wooden box with pink label on lid with black text “Optimistic Box No. 1 Thank god for modern weapons” inside of box on lid pink label with black text “ we don’t throw stones at each other anymore Robert Filliou” wrapped in tissue paper inside the cavity of the box is a cube shaped piece of granite.
Credit Line
T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1992