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Vito Acconci

Claim Excerpts


Vito Acconci, still from Claim Excerpts, 1971  2000.160
Vito Acconci, still from Claim Excerpts, 1971. Videotape, black and white, sound; 62:11 minutes. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase with funds from the Film and Video Committee  2000.160
© 2012 Vito Acconci / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York


In this video, artist Vito Acconci discusses with Anne & Joel Ehrenkranz Curator Chrissie Iles the intense self-hypnosis he underwent while creating his work Claim Excerpts (1971).