FEHLAU, Fred

2023.008.006.jpg

Description

No It Can Assess An Action, 1992
52" Wide
Plastic stencils, pencil and paper
This work includes green plastic stencils and a pencil inscribed with FEHLAU NORTON HOLIDAY PROJECT @ 1992 as well as an instruction sheet for stenciling NO IT CAN ASSESS AN ACTION creating a palindrome on opposite walls; (a) instruction sheet; (b) pencil; (c) stencil for N; (d) stencil for O; (e) stencil for i; (f) stencil for T; (g) stencil for C; (h) stencil for S; (i) stencil for A; (j) stencil for E. The artist's work often shifts the viewer's point of reference through the doubling of images and text.

Beginning in 1988, the Norton Family sent a limited edition Christmas gift to a wide list of friends in the art community including art institutions.

Date

1992

Creator

FEHLAU, Fred
b. United States

Source

Donald P. Walton Jr. and Frances Jean Colpitt Estate

Identifier

2023.008.006a-j

Citation

FEHLAU, Fred and b. United States, “FEHLAU, Fred,” UCSB ADA Museum Omeka, accessed May 22, 2024, http://art-collections.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/16879.