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Tortured Color
  • Arman, artist
    born: Nice, France ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: France, United States
    The Letter Edged in Black Press, Inc., publisher
  • Tortured Color, 1968
  • S.M.S. No. 4
  • Where object was made: United States
  • Plexiglas™, paper, paint tube, metal
  • Object Height/Width: 140 x 140 mm
    Object Height/Width: 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in
  • Gift of Glenn Duffee
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0136.04.a-v

Enclosed in a plastic bag are four bolts, four wing nuts, eight washers, a tube of paint (f). Two square sheets of paper with hand written text and diagrams (a and b). Small rectangular sheet of paper with orange text (c). Two square sheets of Plexiglas, each sheet has four holes in the corners (d and e).