First-generation Conceptualism, focusing on performance and language. Works by Ant Farm, Eleanor Antin, John Baldessari, James Lee Byars, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Bruce Nauman, Ed Ruscha, Yoko Ono, and more.Read full description
Ant Farm: Media Burn, July 4, 1975; performance, Cow Palace, San Francisco; BAMPFA collection. Photo: © John F. Turner.
Yoko Ono: Grapefruit (cover), 1964/1971; artist’s book; 5 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.; BAMPFA collection, gift of Jacquelynn Baas.
Jan Dibbetts: Your address was written…, 1970; mail art; 4 x 6 in.
Stephen Kaltenbach: Art Works, 1968-2005; bronze; 4 7/8 x 7 7/8 x 5/8 in.; BAMPFA Collection; museum purchase: Bequest of Thérèse Bonney, Class of 1916, by exchange. Photo: Benjamin Blackwell
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Chip Lord and Steve Seid in conversation.