A fox in the National Portrait Gallery

August 21 2014

Image of A fox in the National Portrait Gallery

Video still: Francis Alys

The National Portrait Gallery has just tweeted this video, which was an 'installation' (I think that's what contemporarists would call it) by Francis Alys in 2004, where: 

On the night of 7 April 2004, a fox was freed in the National Portrait Gallery. Its wanderings through the galleries were recorded by the institution's CCTV system.

Most curious.

Update - a reader writes:

The should have freed a lama, to see what painting it would spit on

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