Artist: Vito Acconci (American, Bronx, New York 1940–2017 New York)
Medium: Gelatin silver print
Dimensions: 22.2 x 12.7 cm (8 3/4 x 5 in.) each
Credit Line: Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 2000
Accession Number: 2000.303.2
Rights and Reproduction: © 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.