1975, 33:00 minutes, B & W, English
Holding Up May 8, 1975: The Artist holds a Sony 'hand-held' camera at arms length, pointed back at his face. The camera is set to be in focus only when it is held at arm's length, arms fully extended, directly opposite the face. It goes out of focus if the arms are bent or droop. The camera and recorder are turned on and the Artist attempts to maintain the portrait by holding the camera steady at the face. The piece is performed for the duration of the tape (approx. 30 minutes). The artist performs the piece naked.
Rental and Sales
Single Screening Rental
Educational Purchase DVD (Bluray +$15)
5 Year Educational Streaming License, Digital File with DVD Circulation Copy
Gallery Exhibition and Installation, complete Media Request form for quote
Institutional Archival Acquisition, complete Media Request form for quote
Curators and programmers, please contact email@example.com to receive a login and password to preview Vtape titles online.
Screening and exhibition rentals and archival acquisitions include public performance rights; educational purchases or licenses include rights for classroom screenings and library circulation. When placing an order the customer agrees to our general online terms and conditions. Payment (or a purchase order number) and a signed licensing agreement must be received before media can be shipped to the client.