Vito Acconci, Bridge Chairs for Sex and Gender, 1984

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A pink chair and a blue chair made of out parts from metal ladders sit facing opposite directions, connected in the middle by a purple chair.
  1. Long The two chairs on the ground are spaced about five feet apart. The tall ladders that form the chair backs slope toward each other for five rungs until they meet to form a purple ladder-chair platform about eight feet off the ground.
Vito Acconci, American, 1940–2017
Bridge Chairs for Sex and Gender, 1984
Enamel on aluminum ladder
Open: 110 × 127 9/16 × 17 11/16 in. (279.4 × 324 × 44.9 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of Paul and Camille Oliver-Hoffmann, 1984.55
Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago