Slant Step

decade

1960s

1966

Bruce Nauman, Mold for a Modernized Slant Step,1966. Plaster; installed: 18 ¼ × 14 ½ × 13 3/8 in. (46.4 × 36.8 × 34 cm). Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gerald S. Elliott Collection, 1995.70.a–b. © 2018 Bruce Nauman/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.
William T. Wiley, Slant Step Becomes Rhino/Rhino Becomes Slant Step, 1966. Plaster, acrylic, paint, and chain; 22 × 12 × 12 in. (55.8 × 30.5 × 30.5 cm). Collection Ron Wagner and Bonnie Ruder.

1967

William T. Wiley participates in Funk, an exhibition curated by Peter Selz at the University Art Museum, Berkeley. It includes Wiley’s Slant Step Becomes Rhino/Rhino Becomes Slant Step in addition to works by Bruce Conner and Roy De Forest.

1969

Stephen Kaltenbach, Slant Step 2, c. 1969. Fiberglass and rubber mat; 14 ¾ x 16 × 14 in. (37.47 × 40.64 × 35.56 cm). Collection The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, gift of Michael Asher and Pamela Allen.

1969

Stephen Kaltenbach, Bruce Nauman, and William T. Wiley contribute to Phil Weidman’s Slant Step Book.

decade

1970s

1971

William T. Wiley and Robert Nelson drumming on Stephen Kaltenbach’s Slant Step 2, 1971. © 1971 Gunvor Nelson & Dorothy Wiley. From the film Five Artists: BillBobBillBillBob. Film still courtesy of Canyon Cinema Foundation.

decade

2010s

2012

Artist unknown, The Slant Step, 20th century. Wood, linoleum, rubber, and nails; 18 7/8 × 15 × 11 in. The Fine Arts Collection, Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, University of California. Gift of The New York Society for the Perservation of the Slant Step. 2012.027.20S. Photo courtesy of The Fine Arts Collection, Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, University of California, Davis.

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