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on verso, center typed in purple ink on paper: Charlotte Moorman and Nam June Paik: / New Sounds From Old Rubbish and Bare Bodies Mar1969 / It's good classical music (St. Saens' 'The Swan') that Miss / Moorman is playing. The only difference is that she sits on a / human music stool (Peter Spilsbury), and rests her cello on the / chin of prostrate David Bensusan, who simultaneously acts as a / human music stand. / Please acknowledge photograph by: John Drysdale / Camera Press London 14772-7; center stamped in red ink: La publication du nom du / photographe est obligatoire: / John Drysdale; lower center left, stamped in black ink: Noir & Blanc / numero: 1258 [written in red ink] / page 19 [written in red ink]; by unknown hand, center in black marker, encircled: 5; lower center right, stamped in black ink: agence de presse / PARIMAGE / 10-12, rue Richer / Paris - 9' 770.75.13; lower right stamped in black ink: Copyright / Camera Press / Ltd. Russell Court / Coram Street / London, W.C.1 / Terminus 4488 &9393; in black marker along left side 98

Provenance

Eileen and Michael Cohen, New York; gift to NGA, 2011.