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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C , Case MB2E, Shelf DR52

Ode to the Statue of Liberty 2

Photograph
1982 - 1984 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Depicts the Statue of Liberty


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Cibachrome print
Brief Description
Ode to the Statue of Liberty 2, Cibachrome print by Barbara Nessim, 1982-84
Physical Description
Depicts the Statue of Liberty
Dimensions
  • Width: 702mm
  • Height: 644mm
Irregular sized print. Widest dimensions given.
Gallery Label
Barbara Nessim: An Artful Life (V&A, 2013; Bard Graduate Center Gallery, 2014-15) Ode to the Statue of Liberty 1982-84 In 1980 Nessim was approached to participate in the Visible Language Workshop at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Although she was unable to take up the offer, she began to investigate using computers in her own work. In 1982 she obtained access to a Norpak computer system at TIME Video Information Services, and began to explore its limited range of shapes and colours. Cibachrome print Museum no. E.58-2013(2013)
Credit line
Given by the artist
Collection
Accession Number
E.58-2013

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record createdNovember 23, 2012
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