Collection

Bruce Nauman, Rats and Bats (Learned Helplessness in Rats II), 1988

Images of Bruce Nauman, Rats and Bats (Learned Helplessness in Rats II)

A translucent yellow acrylic organizing table holds multiple pieces of machinery. Their use is unclear, but they may be related to the faint image projected on the wall nearby.
Bruce Nauman, American, b. 1941
Rats and Bats (Learned Helplessness in Rats II), 1988
Color video installation with Plexiglas
Dimensions variable
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gerald S. Elliott Collection, 1995.77

Photo: James Isberner, © MCA Chicago