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Photograph - Random Polygons

Random Polygons

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Bremen (made)

  • Date:

    1965 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Nake, Frieder, born 1938 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photograph of an original plotter drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the American Friends of the V&A through the generosity of Patric Prince

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case PAT, shelf 5

Physical description

This photography of the original plotter drawing shows a bundle of overlapping polygons. Inscription below and overleaf.

Place of Origin

Bremen (made)


1965 (made)


Nake, Frieder, born 1938 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Photograph of an original plotter drawing

Marks and inscriptions

Inscription on photograph in left bottom corner.

'Frieder Nake, Bremen, F. R. G. / Random Polygons / here: photographed from the original plotter drawing / 1'
Inscribed with blue ballpen (slightly faded) on back of print


Height: 21 cm, Width: 15.5 cm

Descriptive line

Photograph of a plotter drawing, 'Random Polygons', by Frieder Nake, 1964.


Photographic paper


Photography; Plotter drawing

Subjects depicted



Drawings; Photographs


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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