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100 Boots

100 Boots

1971-73

Eleanor Antin

(American, 1935-)

Set of 51 postcards; photomechanical reproductions (relief half tones) of black and white photographs

11.4 x 17.8 cm (4 1/2 x 7 in.)

Dorothea Wright Hamilton Fund 2018.294

Description

100 Boots consists of fifty-one photographic postcards that the artist mailed to recipients around the world during a two-and-a-half-year period. Modeled on the literary form of the “picaresque” (an episodic, often disjointed story that follows the exploits of its protagonist), the postcards document the adventures of one hundred empty boots as they march from the beach in San Diego to streets of New York.

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