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    Chris Burden (United States, Massachusetts, Boston, born 1946) Airplane and Barbed Wire, 1979 Mixed media installation, Model airplane, barbed wire, printed text, wood and glass case, Contemporary Art Deaccession Fund (M.2009.110a-e)

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Wiretap 1972. Chris Burden’s performances from the early ’70s did much to shift attention from things artists make to the artist as a quasi celebrity. Here three of Mr. Burden’s actions are memorialized in reliquarylike plexiglass boxes, with mementos resting on purple velvet cushions. One offers only a printed card stating: “I disappeared for three days without prior notice to anyone. On these three days my whereabouts were unknown.” I want to say as I write this, “Wel

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