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Dan Graham performing "Lax/Relax" and "Roll", 1971

Graham, Dan, 1942-

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Title: Dan Graham performing "Lax/Relax" and "Roll"

Date: 1971

Physical Details: 2 video reel : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. ; 39 min., 6 sec.

Description: Two video performances taped at Finch College Museum of Art as part of the Artists' Videotape Performances exhibition. "Lax/Relax" consists of Graham performing with an audio recording. "Roll" is a 2-channel video performance in which Graham was taped as he rolled across the stage, while Graham himself shot footage while rolling, which played on a monitor at the back of the space. The video shot from the stage is on reel 2.

Creator: Graham, Dan, 1942-

Forms part of: Exhibition records of the Contemporary Wing of the Finch College Museum of Art, 1943-1975

Citation Information: Dan Graham. Dan Graham performing "Lax/Relax" and "Roll", 1971. Exhibition records of the Contemporary Wing of the Finch College Museum of Art, 1943-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 10712