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Mechanical Drum: Tone Deaf Music Co., between 1976 and 1981

  • Joe Jones, American, 1934 - 1993

Metal, plastic, wood, electrical components, rubber

  • Overall: 49 × 47 × 33 inches (124.5 × 119.4 × 83.8 cm) Overall (second electronic comp): 38 × 22 × 7 inches (96.5 × 55.9 × 17.8 cm)

Gift of Gilbert B. and Lila Silverman Fluxus Foundation

2008.585

Gilbert B. and Lila Silverman Fluxus Foundation

2009-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Hendricks, Jon. FLUXUS ETC. Detroit: Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, 1981: 126 (ill). Hendricks, Jon. FLUXUS CODEX. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1988: 282 (ill).

Joe Jones, Mechanical Drum: Tone Deaf Music Co., between 1976 and 1981, metal, plastic, wood, electrical components, rubber. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Gilbert B. and Lila Silverman Fluxus Foundation, 2008.585.