All Art Has Been Contemporary

1999, fabricated in 2011
Maurizio Nannucci (Italian, born in 1939)


Approximate length: 216 9/16 inches (550 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Neon, transformer, clips

On View

Eunice and Julian Cohen Galleria and the Lisbeth Tarlow and Stephen Kay Art Wall (Gallery 268)


Contemporary Art




Sold by the artist to 401 Contemporary, Berlin; 2011, sold by 401 Contemporary to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 22, 2011)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by members of the 2010-2011 Contemporary Art Visiting Committee: Erica Gervais and Ted Pappendick, James and Audrey Foster, Robert and Jane Burke, The Fine Family Foundation, Martin and Deborah Hale, Jamie and Ashley Harmon, Woody and Elizabeth Ives, Joyce Linde, Davis and Carol Noble, Susan W. Paine, Ann and Graham Gund, Alan and Lorraine Bressler, John F. Cogan, Jr. and Mary L. Cornille, Joan Margot Smith, an anonymous gift, Ronald and Ronni Casty, Marvin and Ann Collier, Rodney and Nancy Gould, Alvin and Barbara Krakow, Richard and Nancy Lubin, Beth and Richard Marcus, Myles Slosberg and Diane Krane, The Trust Family Foundation, Peter H. Creighton, Judith and Bruce Eissner, Robert A. Radloff and Ann M. Beha, Steven Rogowski, Barbara L. and Theodore B. Alfond, Hope and Mel Barkan, Catherine and Paul Buttenwieser, Barbara Lee, William Pirl, Jay Reeg and Jan Colombi, Stephen B. Kay and Lisbeth L. Tarlow, Dorothy and Stephen Weber, Robert and Bettye Freeman, Eloise W. and Arthur C. Hodges, Marcia and Louis Kamentsky, Allison D. Salke, Stokley and Jeanne Towles, Rhonda and Michael J. Zinner, M.D., Timothy Phillips, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Thorne, Jr., Lois B. Torf, and funds donated in honor of David P. Blackman


© Maurizio Nannucci. Courtesy of Maurizio Nannucci and 401contemporary.