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two rows of seven copies of a man in profile view, on in the negative and one in the positive, with each figure further broken into seven segments

Contrapposto Studies, i through vii, 2015/2016 (still)

Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1941, Bruce Nauman received his BS from the University of Wisconsin, Madison (1964) and his MFA from the University of California, Davis (1966). Nauman is widely regarded as among the most important living American artists and as a catalyst for the shift in international artistic practice toward conceptual and performative uses of language and the body. Since his first solo gallery show in 1966, Nauman has been the subject of many notable museum exhibitions, including a survey organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art (1972-73) and a survey at the Whitechapel Art Gallery, London in collaboration with the Kunsthalle Basel and the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (1986-87). A major retrospective, co-organized by The Walker Art Center and the Hirshhorn Museum, opened at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, and travelled to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; and Kunsthaus Zurich (1993-95). Other important solo exhibitions include “Raw Materials,” commissioned for Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall (2004); “A Rose Has No Teeth: Bruce Nauman in the 1960s” at the Berkeley Art Museum, Castello di Rivoli, and Menil Collection (2007-08); and “Bruce Nauman” at the Fondation Cartier (2015). “Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts,” a comprehensive retrospective, debuted at Schaulager, Basel (2018) and traveled to The Museum of Modern Art, New York and MoMA P.S.1 (2018-19). In 2020, Tate presented a survey which is now on view at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam until 24 October 2021 before it travels to Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan (2022-23). In May 2021, Palazzo Grassi – Punta della Dogana opened “Bruce Nauman: Contrapposto Studies,” which will be on view until 27 November 2022. Nauman received the Wolf Foundation Prize in Arts in 1993, the Wexner Prize in 1994, the Golden Lion at the 48th Venice Biennale in 1999, and the Praemium Imperiale in 2004 in Japan. Nauman represented the United States at the 2009 Venice Biennale; the pavilion was awarded the Golden Lion for Best National Participation. Nauman was the 2014 laureate of the Austrian Frederick Kiesler Prize. Since his first exhibition at Sperone Westwater in 1976, Nauman has exhibited regularly at the gallery (1982, 1984, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1996, 2002, 2008, 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2020).

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still showing the corner of an artist's studio with tools, boxes and other materials on the floor

Bruce Nauman
Nature Morte, 2020 (still)
three 4K video projections and three servers controlled by three iPad Pro 11”, 3D scans of studio
dimensions variable
SW 20042

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gallery installation view showing a projection of an upside down man walking with arms outstretched

Bruce Nauman
Walking a Line, 2019
4K 120fps 3D projection (color, stereo sound), continuous play
projection size: 114 x 203 inches (289,5 x 515,6 cm)
15 minutes 46 seconds
SW 20043

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hanging sculpture composed of upside down taxidermy forms of caribou, deer and foxes

Bruce Nauman
Two Leaping Foxes, 2018
polyurethane foam with steel and wire cables
141 1/2 x 90 x 38 inches (359,4 x 228,6 x 96,5 cm)
SW 18047

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installation view of a darkened gallery with a projected image of a man walking with his hands behind his head in a contrapposto pose

Bruce Nauman
Contrapposto Split, 2017
4K 120fps 3D projection (color, stereo sound), continuous play
projection size: 114 x 203 inches (289,5 x 515,6 cm)
SW 18013
Collection of Glenstone Museum, Potomac, MD

Installation view: "Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts," 17 March to 26 August 2018, Schaulager® Münchenstein/Basel, photo: Tom Bisig, Basel

installation view of a darkened gallery with projections on opposite walls showing stacked rows of segmented man

Bruce Nauman
Contrapposto Studies, i through vii, 2015/2016
HD video installation (color, stereo sound, continuous play)
seven HD video sources, seven HD video projectors, seven sets of speakers
SW 16143
Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York, and Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation, Basel

installation view of a darkened gallery with large-scale projections of two rows of a male figure stacked and segmented

Bruce Nauman
Contrapposto Studies, I through VII, 2015/2016
HD video installation (color, stereo sound, continuous play)
seven HD video sources, seven HD video projectors, seven sets of speakers
SW 16144
Jointly owned by Pinault Collection and the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Bruce Nauman
Pencil Lift/Mr. Rogers, 2013
HD video installation (color, mono sound, continuous play, asynchronous loop)
2 HD video sources, 2 HD video projectors, 2 speakers
Pencil Lift: 3 minutes 57 seconds
Mr. Rogers: 46 seconds (full length of loop: 30 minutes, 1 second)
SW 13350

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Bruce Nauman
Thumb Start, 2013
HD video installation (color, mono sound, continuous play, synchronous loop)
2 HD video sources, 2 HD video projectors, 2 speakers
4 minutes 21 seconds
SW 13351

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Bruce Nauman
4th Finger Start, 2013
HD video installation (color, mono sound, continuous play, synchronous loop)
2 HD video sources, 2 HD video projectors, 2 speakers
5 minutes 37 seconds
SW 13352

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Bruce Nauman
Bullet Illusion/Pencil Illusion, 2013
HD video installation (color, mono sound, continuous play, asynchronous loop)
2 HD video sources, 2 HD video projectors, 2 speakers
Bullet Illusion: 1 minute 10 seconds
Pencil Illusion:1 minute 5 seconds
SW 13353

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Bruce Nauman
For Beginners (all the combinations of thumb and fingers), 2010
HD video installation (color, stereo sound), continuous play
2 HD video sources, 2 HD video projectors, 4 speakers
dimensions variable
SW 10313a-b
Collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Pinault Collection

Bruce Nauman
Studio Mix, 2010
HD video installation (color, stereo sound)
1 HD video source, 1 HD video projector, 1 suspended rear projection panel, 2 hidden speakers
edition of 3
SW 10316
Collection of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

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colorful photograph of a coffee cup being dropped superimposed over an image of another coffee cup

Bruce Nauman
Coffee Spilled Because the Cup Was Too Hot (from the portfolio Eleven Color Photographs), 1966-1967/1970
chromogenic print
19 1/2 x 23 3/8 inches (49,3 x 59,4 cm)
edition of 8
SW 20136

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colorful photograph of a coffee cup will spilled coffee on the floor

Bruce Nauman
Coffee Thrown Away Because It Was Too Cold (from the portfolio Eleven Color Photographs), 1966-1967/1970
chromogenic print
20 x 23 7/8 inches (50,8 x 60,6 cm)
edition of 8
SW 20135

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Bruce Nauman
Cones Cojones, 1973-75
installation and text
installation: masking tape (1 1/2 and 2 inch wide tape required for installation)
diameter 312 inches (792,5 cm)

Text:
"Cones," 1974
collage with typedwritten text and graphite on paper
39 15/16 x 25 15/16 inches (101,4 x 65,9 cm)
43 x 29 inches (109,2 x 73,7 cm) frame

"Cojones," 1974
collage with typedwritten text and graphite on paper
39 15/16 x 25 15/16 inches (101,4 x 65,9 cm)
43 x 29 inches (109,2 x 73,7 cm) frame
SW 98240
Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York

Bruce Nauman
Cones Cojones, 1973-75
installation and text
installation: masking tape (1 1/2 and 2 inch wide tape required for installation)
diameter 312 inches (792,5 cm)

Text:
"Cones," 1974
collage with typedwritten text and graphite on paper
39 15/16 x 25 15/16 inches (101,4 x 65,9 cm)
43 x 29 inches (109,2 x 73,7 cm) frame

"Cojones," 1974
collage with typedwritten text and graphite on paper
39 15/16 x 25 15/16 inches (101,4 x 65,9 cm)
43 x 29 inches (109,2 x 73,7 cm) frame
SW 98240
Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York

Bruce Nauman
Untitled (Study for Consummate Mask of Rock), 1975
graphite on paper
30 x 39 3/4 inches (76,2 x 101,4 cm)
33 7/8 x 43 7/8 x 1 3/4 inches (86 x 111,4 x 4,4 cm) frame
SW 97301
Private Collection

pencil drawing on paper of an installation plan with handwritten notes by the artist

Bruce Nauman
Untitled (Study for Corridor Installation with Mirror - San Jose Installation (Double Wedge Corridor with Mirror) "mirror 5'5" high"), 1971
graphite on paper
23 x 29 inches (58,4 x 73,7 cm)
25 5/8 x 31 5/8 inches (65 x 80 cm) frame
SW 88132

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graphite and colored pencil drawing of an installation plan with handwritten notes by the artist

Bruce Nauman
Untitled (Study for Hayward Gallery Parallax Room "Paralax room - Top view"), 1971
graphite and colored pencil on paper
18 x 24 inches (45 x 61 cm)
20 5/8 x 26 5/8 inches (52,4 x 68 cm) frame
SW 80162

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Bruce Nauman
Untitled (Study for Installation with Yellow Lights (Castelli Installation with Yellow Lights)), 1971
graphite and colored pencil on paper
18 x 24 inches (45,7 x 61 cm)
20 5/8 x 26 5/8 inches (52,4 x 67,6 cm) frame
SW 97296

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graphite and green pastel drawing of an installation plan with handwritten notes by the artist

Bruce Nauman
Untitled (Study for Model for Underground Space: Saucer), 1968-72
graphite, chalk pastel and ink on paper
23 x 29 inches (58,4 x 73,7 cm)
25 5/8 x 31 5/8 inches (65 x 80 cm) frame
SW 97299

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Bruce Nauman
MAPPING THE STUDIO II with color shift, flip, flop, & flip/flop (Fat Chance John Cage), 2001
7 channel video installation (color, sound)
7 DVDs, 7 DVD players, 7 projectors, 7 pairs of speakers
05:45:00 min.
dimensions variable
SW 02001
Collection of Tate, London; Centre Pompidou, Musée national d'art moderne, Paris; and Kunstmuseum Basel

Bruce Nauman
OFFICE EDIT II with color shift, flip, flop, & flip/flop (Fat Chance John Cage) Mapping the Studio, 2001
DVD (color, sound)
51:44 min.
Edition of 6
SW 02158
Collection of the National Gallery of Australia

Bruce Nauman
MAPPING THE STUDIO II with color shift, flip, flop, & flip/flop (Fat Chance John Cage) All Action Edit, 2001
7 channel video installation (color, sound)
7 DVDs, 7 DVD players, 7 projectors, 7 pairs of speakers
dimensions variable
SW 02160
Collection Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

Bruce Nauman
World Peace (Projected), 1996
5 video discs, 5 video projectors, 5 video disc players, 5 pairs of auxiliary speakers, 5 amplifiers, remote control, 6 utility carts
room size: 30 x 36 feet maximum
SW 96377
Collection of The Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich

Bruce Nauman
World Peace (Received), 1996
5 video discs, 5 monitors, 5 video disc players, 5 video switchers, remote control, stool, 6 utility carts
approximately 126 inches (320 cm) diameter
SW 96378
Collection of The Saint Louis Art Museum

Bruce Nauman
Fifteen Pairs of Hands, 1996
white bronze with painted steel base
15 parts; approximately 52 x 12 x 12 inches (132,1 x 30,5 x 30,5 cm) each
Artist Proof
SW 07162
Collection of Glenstone Museum, Potomac, MD

Bruce Nauman
All Thumbs, 1996
graphite and masking tape on paper
22 1/4 x 30 1/8 inches (56,5 x 76,5 cm)
24 1/4 x 32 inches (61,6 x 81,3 cm) frame
SW 96333
Private Collection

Bruce Nauman
Shadow Puppets and Instructed Mime, 1990
three wax heads, linen, wood, four color video monitors, four video projectors, six videotape players, six videotapes (color, sound)
dimensions variable
SW 90071
Collection of the Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation, on permanent loan to the Öffentliche Kunstsammlung Basel

black and white installation view of five inscribed stone slabs place around a room

Bruce Nauman
Seven Virtues/Seven Vices, 1983-84
limestone
7 parts; Prudence/Pride 23 3/4 x 75 x 2 3/8 inches (60,3 x 190,5 x 6 cm); Fortitude/Anger 23 3/4 x 80 3/4 x 2 3/8 inches (60,3 x 205,1 x 6 cm); Faith/Lust 23 3/4 x 47 1/4 x 2 3/8 inches (60,3 x 120 x 6 cm); Hope/Envy 23 3/4 x 47 1/4 x 2 3/8 inches (60,3 x 120 x 6 cm); Charity/Sloth 23 3/4 x 94 1/2 x 2 3/8 inches (60,3 x 240 x 6 cm); Temperance/Gluttony 23 3/4 x 94 1/2 x 2 3/8 inches (60,3 x 240 x 6 cm); Justice/Avarice 23 3/4 x 60 5/8 x 2 3/8 inches (60,3 x 154 x 6 cm)
SW 84107a-g
Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Bruce Nauman
Carousel (Stainless Steel Version), 1988
stainless steel, cast aluminium, polyurethane foam and wire
84 inches (213,4 cm) high; 216 inches (548,6 cm) diameter
SW 88249
Collection of Glenstone Museum, Potomac, MD

Bruce Nauman
Hanging Carousel (George Skins A Fox), 1988
steel, polyurethane foam, video monitor and videotape (color, sound)
204 inches (518,2 cm) diameter, suspended 74 1/2 inches (189,2 cm) above the floor
SW 88139
Collection of Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Bruce Nauman
White Anger, Red Danger, Yellow Peril, Black Death, 1984
steel, aluminum, cast iron, paint and wire
approximately 168 inches (426,7 cm) diameter
SW 84105
Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Bruce Nauman
South America Triangle, 1981
steel and cast iron
168 inches (426,7 cm)
SW 82009
Collection of Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

Bruce Nauman
South America Circle, 1981
steel, cast iron, and wire
168 inches (426,7 cm)
SW 82008
Collection Dia Art Foundation

Bruce Nauman
Diamond Mind II, 1975
plaster for stone
15 x 15 x 15 inches (38,1 x 38,1 x 38,1 cm) each
SW 76267

Bruce Nauman
Double Steel Cage Piece, 1974
steel
84 x 162 x 198 inches (213,4 x 411,5 x 502,9 cm)
SW 76266
Collection of Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

still showing the corner of an artist's studio with tools, boxes and other materials on the floor

Bruce Nauman
Nature Morte, 2020 (still)
three 4K video projections and three servers controlled by three iPad Pro 11”, 3D scans of studio
dimensions variable
SW 20042

gallery installation view showing a projection of an upside down man walking with arms outstretched

Bruce Nauman
Walking a Line, 2019
4K 120fps 3D projection (color, stereo sound), continuous play
projection size: 114 x 203 inches (289,5 x 515,6 cm)
15 minutes 46 seconds
SW 20043

hanging sculpture composed of upside down taxidermy forms of caribou, deer and foxes

Bruce Nauman
Two Leaping Foxes, 2018
polyurethane foam with steel and wire cables
141 1/2 x 90 x 38 inches (359,4 x 228,6 x 96,5 cm)
SW 18047

installation view of a darkened gallery with a projected image of a man walking with his hands behind his head in a contrapposto pose

Bruce Nauman
Contrapposto Split, 2017
4K 120fps 3D projection (color, stereo sound), continuous play
projection size: 114 x 203 inches (289,5 x 515,6 cm)
SW 18013
Collection of Glenstone Museum, Potomac, MD

Installation view: "Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts," 17 March to 26 August 2018, Schaulager® Münchenstein/Basel, photo: Tom Bisig, Basel

installation view of a darkened gallery with projections on opposite walls showing stacked rows of segmented man

Bruce Nauman
Contrapposto Studies, i through vii, 2015/2016
HD video installation (color, stereo sound, continuous play)
seven HD video sources, seven HD video projectors, seven sets of speakers
SW 16143
Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York, and Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation, Basel

installation view of a darkened gallery with large-scale projections of two rows of a male figure stacked and segmented

Bruce Nauman
Contrapposto Studies, I through VII, 2015/2016
HD video installation (color, stereo sound, continuous play)
seven HD video sources, seven HD video projectors, seven sets of speakers
SW 16144
Jointly owned by Pinault Collection and the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Bruce Nauman
Pencil Lift/Mr. Rogers, 2013
HD video installation (color, mono sound, continuous play, asynchronous loop)
2 HD video sources, 2 HD video projectors, 2 speakers
Pencil Lift: 3 minutes 57 seconds
Mr. Rogers: 46 seconds (full length of loop: 30 minutes, 1 second)
SW 13350

Bruce Nauman
Thumb Start, 2013
HD video installation (color, mono sound, continuous play, synchronous loop)
2 HD video sources, 2 HD video projectors, 2 speakers
4 minutes 21 seconds
SW 13351

Bruce Nauman
4th Finger Start, 2013
HD video installation (color, mono sound, continuous play, synchronous loop)
2 HD video sources, 2 HD video projectors, 2 speakers
5 minutes 37 seconds
SW 13352

Bruce Nauman
Bullet Illusion/Pencil Illusion, 2013
HD video installation (color, mono sound, continuous play, asynchronous loop)
2 HD video sources, 2 HD video projectors, 2 speakers
Bullet Illusion: 1 minute 10 seconds
Pencil Illusion:1 minute 5 seconds
SW 13353

Bruce Nauman
For Beginners (all the combinations of thumb and fingers), 2010
HD video installation (color, stereo sound), continuous play
2 HD video sources, 2 HD video projectors, 4 speakers
dimensions variable
SW 10313a-b
Collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Pinault Collection

Bruce Nauman
Studio Mix, 2010
HD video installation (color, stereo sound)
1 HD video source, 1 HD video projector, 1 suspended rear projection panel, 2 hidden speakers
edition of 3
SW 10316
Collection of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

colorful photograph of a coffee cup being dropped superimposed over an image of another coffee cup

Bruce Nauman
Coffee Spilled Because the Cup Was Too Hot (from the portfolio Eleven Color Photographs), 1966-1967/1970
chromogenic print
19 1/2 x 23 3/8 inches (49,3 x 59,4 cm)
edition of 8
SW 20136

colorful photograph of a coffee cup will spilled coffee on the floor

Bruce Nauman
Coffee Thrown Away Because It Was Too Cold (from the portfolio Eleven Color Photographs), 1966-1967/1970
chromogenic print
20 x 23 7/8 inches (50,8 x 60,6 cm)
edition of 8
SW 20135

Bruce Nauman
Cones Cojones, 1973-75
installation and text
installation: masking tape (1 1/2 and 2 inch wide tape required for installation)
diameter 312 inches (792,5 cm)

Text:
"Cones," 1974
collage with typedwritten text and graphite on paper
39 15/16 x 25 15/16 inches (101,4 x 65,9 cm)
43 x 29 inches (109,2 x 73,7 cm) frame

"Cojones," 1974
collage with typedwritten text and graphite on paper
39 15/16 x 25 15/16 inches (101,4 x 65,9 cm)
43 x 29 inches (109,2 x 73,7 cm) frame
SW 98240
Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York

Bruce Nauman
Cones Cojones, 1973-75
installation and text
installation: masking tape (1 1/2 and 2 inch wide tape required for installation)
diameter 312 inches (792,5 cm)

Text:
"Cones," 1974
collage with typedwritten text and graphite on paper
39 15/16 x 25 15/16 inches (101,4 x 65,9 cm)
43 x 29 inches (109,2 x 73,7 cm) frame

"Cojones," 1974
collage with typedwritten text and graphite on paper
39 15/16 x 25 15/16 inches (101,4 x 65,9 cm)
43 x 29 inches (109,2 x 73,7 cm) frame
SW 98240
Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York

Bruce Nauman
Untitled (Study for Consummate Mask of Rock), 1975
graphite on paper
30 x 39 3/4 inches (76,2 x 101,4 cm)
33 7/8 x 43 7/8 x 1 3/4 inches (86 x 111,4 x 4,4 cm) frame
SW 97301
Private Collection

pencil drawing on paper of an installation plan with handwritten notes by the artist

Bruce Nauman
Untitled (Study for Corridor Installation with Mirror - San Jose Installation (Double Wedge Corridor with Mirror) "mirror 5'5" high"), 1971
graphite on paper
23 x 29 inches (58,4 x 73,7 cm)
25 5/8 x 31 5/8 inches (65 x 80 cm) frame
SW 88132

graphite and colored pencil drawing of an installation plan with handwritten notes by the artist

Bruce Nauman
Untitled (Study for Hayward Gallery Parallax Room "Paralax room - Top view"), 1971
graphite and colored pencil on paper
18 x 24 inches (45 x 61 cm)
20 5/8 x 26 5/8 inches (52,4 x 68 cm) frame
SW 80162

Bruce Nauman
Untitled (Study for Installation with Yellow Lights (Castelli Installation with Yellow Lights)), 1971
graphite and colored pencil on paper
18 x 24 inches (45,7 x 61 cm)
20 5/8 x 26 5/8 inches (52,4 x 67,6 cm) frame
SW 97296

graphite and green pastel drawing of an installation plan with handwritten notes by the artist

Bruce Nauman
Untitled (Study for Model for Underground Space: Saucer), 1968-72
graphite, chalk pastel and ink on paper
23 x 29 inches (58,4 x 73,7 cm)
25 5/8 x 31 5/8 inches (65 x 80 cm) frame
SW 97299

Bruce Nauman
MAPPING THE STUDIO II with color shift, flip, flop, & flip/flop (Fat Chance John Cage), 2001
7 channel video installation (color, sound)
7 DVDs, 7 DVD players, 7 projectors, 7 pairs of speakers
05:45:00 min.
dimensions variable
SW 02001
Collection of Tate, London; Centre Pompidou, Musée national d'art moderne, Paris; and Kunstmuseum Basel

Bruce Nauman
OFFICE EDIT II with color shift, flip, flop, & flip/flop (Fat Chance John Cage) Mapping the Studio, 2001
DVD (color, sound)
51:44 min.
Edition of 6
SW 02158
Collection of the National Gallery of Australia

Bruce Nauman
MAPPING THE STUDIO II with color shift, flip, flop, & flip/flop (Fat Chance John Cage) All Action Edit, 2001
7 channel video installation (color, sound)
7 DVDs, 7 DVD players, 7 projectors, 7 pairs of speakers
dimensions variable
SW 02160
Collection Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

Bruce Nauman
World Peace (Projected), 1996
5 video discs, 5 video projectors, 5 video disc players, 5 pairs of auxiliary speakers, 5 amplifiers, remote control, 6 utility carts
room size: 30 x 36 feet maximum
SW 96377
Collection of The Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich

Bruce Nauman
World Peace (Received), 1996
5 video discs, 5 monitors, 5 video disc players, 5 video switchers, remote control, stool, 6 utility carts
approximately 126 inches (320 cm) diameter
SW 96378
Collection of The Saint Louis Art Museum

Bruce Nauman
Fifteen Pairs of Hands, 1996
white bronze with painted steel base
15 parts; approximately 52 x 12 x 12 inches (132,1 x 30,5 x 30,5 cm) each
Artist Proof
SW 07162
Collection of Glenstone Museum, Potomac, MD

Bruce Nauman
All Thumbs, 1996
graphite and masking tape on paper
22 1/4 x 30 1/8 inches (56,5 x 76,5 cm)
24 1/4 x 32 inches (61,6 x 81,3 cm) frame
SW 96333
Private Collection

Bruce Nauman
Shadow Puppets and Instructed Mime, 1990
three wax heads, linen, wood, four color video monitors, four video projectors, six videotape players, six videotapes (color, sound)
dimensions variable
SW 90071
Collection of the Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation, on permanent loan to the Öffentliche Kunstsammlung Basel

black and white installation view of five inscribed stone slabs place around a room

Bruce Nauman
Seven Virtues/Seven Vices, 1983-84
limestone
7 parts; Prudence/Pride 23 3/4 x 75 x 2 3/8 inches (60,3 x 190,5 x 6 cm); Fortitude/Anger 23 3/4 x 80 3/4 x 2 3/8 inches (60,3 x 205,1 x 6 cm); Faith/Lust 23 3/4 x 47 1/4 x 2 3/8 inches (60,3 x 120 x 6 cm); Hope/Envy 23 3/4 x 47 1/4 x 2 3/8 inches (60,3 x 120 x 6 cm); Charity/Sloth 23 3/4 x 94 1/2 x 2 3/8 inches (60,3 x 240 x 6 cm); Temperance/Gluttony 23 3/4 x 94 1/2 x 2 3/8 inches (60,3 x 240 x 6 cm); Justice/Avarice 23 3/4 x 60 5/8 x 2 3/8 inches (60,3 x 154 x 6 cm)
SW 84107a-g
Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Bruce Nauman
Carousel (Stainless Steel Version), 1988
stainless steel, cast aluminium, polyurethane foam and wire
84 inches (213,4 cm) high; 216 inches (548,6 cm) diameter
SW 88249
Collection of Glenstone Museum, Potomac, MD

Bruce Nauman
Hanging Carousel (George Skins A Fox), 1988
steel, polyurethane foam, video monitor and videotape (color, sound)
204 inches (518,2 cm) diameter, suspended 74 1/2 inches (189,2 cm) above the floor
SW 88139
Collection of Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Bruce Nauman
White Anger, Red Danger, Yellow Peril, Black Death, 1984
steel, aluminum, cast iron, paint and wire
approximately 168 inches (426,7 cm) diameter
SW 84105
Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Bruce Nauman
South America Triangle, 1981
steel and cast iron
168 inches (426,7 cm)
SW 82009
Collection of Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

Bruce Nauman
South America Circle, 1981
steel, cast iron, and wire
168 inches (426,7 cm)
SW 82008
Collection Dia Art Foundation

Bruce Nauman
Diamond Mind II, 1975
plaster for stone
15 x 15 x 15 inches (38,1 x 38,1 x 38,1 cm) each
SW 76267

Bruce Nauman
Double Steel Cage Piece, 1974
steel
84 x 162 x 198 inches (213,4 x 411,5 x 502,9 cm)
SW 76266
Collection of Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Video

Vernissage TV's video tour of "Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts" from the press preview at Schaulager, Basel, March 15, 2018. For an extended video tour, visit https://vernissage.tv/2018/03/19/bruce-nauman-disappearing-acts-schaulager-basel/