Collection

Bruce Nauman, Neon Templates, 1966

Bruce Nauman
Neon Templates of the Left Half of My Body Taken at Ten Inch Intervals, 1966
Neon tubes, electrical wire, transformer, glass rods, and wall connectors
70” x 9” x 6”
• Acquired by David Whitney from Richard Bellamy Gallery in 1967
• Exhibited in Bruce Nauman’s first solo exhibition at Leo Castelli Gallery, curated by David Whitney in 1968
• Cleaned by Lynda Zycherman, 2007
• Electrical connections refitted by Kenny Greenburg, Krypton Neon for public safety prior to public opening, 2007
• Original deinstalled and stored for preservation and safe-keeping; Artist approved and fabricated exhibition copy installed by Jacob Fishman, Lightwriters Neon; project funded in part with a matching grant from Historic Sites Fund, 2009

Related Content

  • Replacement of the Glass House Ceiling

  • Philip Johnson: On Old Age

  • National Register Documents

  • David Whitney