Professor Emeritus Eleanor Antin mentioned in

Identity Puzzles From U.S. and Iran

By Ken Johnson for The New York Times on August 30, 2013

Identity has been an enduring theme for Eleanor Antin, whose conceptually provocative, often humorous works of the 1970s and ’80s will be surveyed in “Multiple Occupancy: Eleanor Antin’s ‘Selves’ ” opening Wednesday at Columbia University’s Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery. She has said, “I consider the usual aids to self-definition — sex, age, talent, time and space — as tyrannical limitations upon my freedom of choice.”.

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Eleanor Antin is Professor Emeritus at UC San Diego Visual Arts.

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Detail from “Nurse Eleanor, R.N.” (1976/2007), at the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery.
Image courtesy of the Artist and The New York Times.

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