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  • Toe–Touch, 1969
    Vito Acconci (American, born 1940)
    Two gelatin silver prints; Each 8 3/4 x 5 in. (22.2 x 12.7 cm)
    Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 2000 (2000.303.2)
    © Vito Acconci

    In this work, Acconci produced two photographs from the upper (hands over head) and lower (touching toes) extensions of his body; the results are less depictions of a scene than indices of a movement prescribed by the limits of the body in two directions.

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  • Toe-Touch, 1969
    Vito Acconci (American, born 1940)
    Two gelatin silver prints; Each 8 3/4 x 5 in. (22.2 x 12.7 cm)
    Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 2000 (2000.303.2)
    © Vito Acconci

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