Gallery 98

ART EPHEMERA 1960s – 1990s

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“One Year Performance (No Art Piece),” Tehching (Sam) Hsieh, Poster, 1985-86


One Year Performance by Tehching Hsieh, poster/mailer, 1985, size: 17 x 11 inches.

This spare enigmatic poster announces a one-year performance in which Hsieh disconnected from the world of art. In a press release he announced I Not Do Art, Not Talk Art, Not See Art. I Just Go In Life. This performance was followed by Thirteen Year Plan during which Hsieh would make art but not show it publicly. A concluding report issued in 2000 simply states “I kept myself alive.”