Eleanor Antin ‘Blood of a Poet Box’ (1965–8)

This conceptual sculpture is a wooden box containing 94 glass slides of blood specimens collected by Antin, from poets and artists in the New York art and poetry scene during this period. The named samples include Allen Ginsberg, Carolee Schneeman, Yvonne Rainer and Allan Kaprow. Last week I had a meeting with two scientists in … Continue reading Eleanor Antin ‘Blood of a Poet Box’ (1965–8)