Jean Dupuy, Dupuy Jean 405 E13—228–3054, altered page from NYNEX White Pages, dated in pencil, 1974
Size: 18 x 12 inches
The work of the French-born artist Jean Dupuy (1925–2021) utilized a wide range of approaches. He worked with technology, organized performances, and was a prolific producer of simple one-offs involving words and humor. How can an artist distinguish himself from the hundreds-of-thousands of names listed in the Manhattan phone book? Dupuy simply cut out his name and moved it to the lower right.