Al and Beck Hansen "Playing with Matches"

Fluxus-man Al teams with his grandson Beck (that's the one) in a kind of whole-career survey. Beck made a few videos for the occasion. Highlights are Al's hershey-wrapper collages of his signature fertility figure/buxom broad, who appears again and again. Here, she's constructed of cigarette butts. She's more than a concept, she's an obsession...

Sept 16-Oct 24 '98 at Threadwaxing Space 119 Wooster St.

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