Dec 2, 2021

Centers

Centers

1971

Vito Acconci

(American, 1940–2017)

Video, b&w, sound; 22:28 minutes

Louis D. Kacalieff, M.D. Fund 2020.265

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In Vito Acconci’s Centers, the artist faces the camera, attempting to keep his finger pointed at the exact center of the screen. This performative test of endurance is also a conceptual exploration of the video screen as novel framing device.

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