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Debriefing Pictures

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    United States (made)

  • Date:

    1982 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    O'Neill, Pat, born 1939 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cibachrome colour photograph

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A colour photograph depicting a layered image consisting of repeating abstract shapes superimposed onto an image of an interior scene with a window and a desk which in turn is superimposed onto an image of a graffittied wall.

Place of Origin

United States (made)


1982 (made)


O'Neill, Pat, born 1939 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Cibachrome colour photograph


Height: 50.6 cm, Width: 40.5 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 Pat O'Neill, 'Debriefing Pictures' from the portfolio '20/20', Cibachrome colour photograph, USA, 1982

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

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


Photographic paper






Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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