Tehching Hsieh imprisoned himself for a year in his studio. Park McArthur battled an artist residency for better wheelchair access. Mary Ellen Carroll exploited Houston's lack of zoning laws to rotate a house 180-degrees. The work of these artists was not necessarily about law. Rather, these artists used law as a material, target, and readymade. They engaged the legal medium.
"The Legal Medium,"
Yale Journal of Law & the Humanities: Vol. 27
, Article 4.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.law.yale.edu/yjlh/vol27/iss2/4