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Vinyl, wood, plastic, metal
Gift of Gilbert B. and Lila Silverman Fluxus Foundation
Contemporary Art after 1950
Inscribed, on case lid: Ayo's Finger Box
Inscribed, inside lid: Ayo | put finger in hole
Inscribed, on bottom: Ayo's Finger Box N XV
2008-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Hendricks, Jon. Fluxus Etc. Detroit, 1981, p. 66 (ill.).
Hendricks, Jon. Fluxus Codex. New York, 1988, pp. 175-176 (ill.).
Ay-O; George Maciunas, Fingerbox, between 1964 and 1965, vinyl, wood, plastic, metal. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Gilbert B. and Lila Silverman Fluxus Foundation, 2008.457.