Over the hill and off with the hair

Over the hill and off with the hair

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  • Gordon Matta-Clark (creator)
  • Gordon Matta-Clark (artist)


Over the hill and off with the hair

Dates of creation


Level of archival description

File 25

Extent and Medium

  • 1 envelope

Scope and Content

File consists of a sealed business envelope labelled "Over the hill and off with the hair, June 20, 1975", containing Gordon Matta-Clark's hair.

File contains an envelope of hair.

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2002:0016:069:001
    • Title: Over the hill and Off with the Hair
    • Dates of creation: 20 June 1975
    • Form: artefacts


    • Gordon Matta-Clark (artist)


    Envelope of human hair.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 envelope(s)

    Technique and media:

    Black felt-tip pen


    envelope: 10.2 x 24.1 x 1.5 cm

    Document Type:

    • envelope

    Physical Description:

    The envelope is sealed.

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • body art

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture /
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de la succession Gordon Matta-Clark /
    Gift of Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark


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