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Palm / Screen

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    United States (made)

  • Date:

    1981 (photographed)
    1985 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Curran, Darryl J., born 1935 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    C-type colour photograph on Kodak paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 1014

Physical description

A colour photograph depicting a projector screen upon which the shadow of a palm tree is being cast.

Place of Origin

United States (made)


1981 (photographed)
1985 (printed)


Curran, Darryl J., born 1935 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

C-type colour photograph on Kodak paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Darryl J Curran 1985 UCLA folio "20/20"'
Signed and inscribed in ink on the back


Height: 39.2 cm, Width: 32.2 cm

Object history note

This print is from the portfolio '20/20', published in an edition of 58 (of which this is number 56) with catalogue, by the Department of Art, Dickson Art Center, University of California (UCLA), April 1985. The portfolio was devised to contain work by students who had completed the graduate photography programme at UCLA within the last twenty years. It was co-ordinated by Graham Howe and Jack Butler and designed by Karen Bowers with the catalogue introduction by Robert F. Heinecken. The other artists included in the portfolio are Gillian Brown, Jack Butler, Jo Ann Callis, Judy Coleman, Darryl J. Curran, John Divola, William Doherty, Sidney Doniger, Robbert Flick, Jeff Gates, Graham Howe, Paul Knotter, Victor Landweber, Kenneth McGowan, Philip Melnick, Patrick Nagatani, Karen O'Hearn, Pat O'Neill, Sheila Pinkel, Scott Rankin, Kenneth Shorr and Elfie Wilkins-Nacht.

Descriptive line

Photograph by Darryl J. Curran, 'Palm/Screen' from the portfolio '20/20', c-type colour photograph on Kodak paper, USA, photographed 1981, printed 1985

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1991


Photographic paper



Subjects depicted

Shadows; Projector screen; Palm tree




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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