Friday, October 10, 2014

Shigeko Kubota | Fluxnapkins

Shigeko Kubota
New York City, USA: Fluxus, 1965
9.5 x 12 x1.5 cm.
Edition size unknown

A plastic box with a label designed by George Maciunas. Enclosed are four tissue napkins, each collated with a different colour cutout of a woman's face (eyes, lips, etc.).

The work first appeared in a manilla envelope, in Fluxus 1, with the title Napkin for Next Supper anonymously, and later credited to Kubota. The boxed version was advertised in numerous Fluxus newsletters and price lists, varying from $1 to $8.00.

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