History Works

by B. Wurtz

As if the world were a ball of rubber bands. Views on uncommon objects.

“History Works” was published as part of Triple Canopy’s Internet as Material project area, which receives support from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Brown Foundation, Inc., of Houston, the Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts.

When did you move back downtown? 1

1 Text from: B. Wurtz and E.C., B. Wurtz: Daily Life, 1970 - 1993 (an exhibition catalogue), New York: Feature Gallery, 1993.

And, wasn't it into the very
same building you'd lived
in several years prior?

What was your reasoning behind taking graphic design classes;

B. Wurtz, Metal Sculpture.

did you learn to use a computer?

Video of cat toy, from History Works series by B. Wurtz.
B. Wurtz, The Meaning of Life, 1979.

I understand that you
have a hollow leg.

So where did you buy
your shoes?

Video of building, from History Works series by B. Wurtz.