ART & DESIGN

Photos: Vito Acconci Doesn’t Want to Be the Godfather of Transgression Anymore


Why won’t anyone, including Shia LaBeouf, let the artist live down the ’70s? An afternoon with the former provocateur in winter.

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“Theme Song,” 1973. Courtesy of Acconci Studios.

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“Theme Song,” 1973. Courtesy of Acconci Studios.

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“Three Relationship Studies,” 1970. Courtesy of Acconci Studios.

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“The Red Tapes, 1977.” Courtesy Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York.

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“Where We Are Now (Who Are We Anyway?,” 1976. Courtesy of Sonnabend Gallery, New York.