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Photograph - Random Polygons

Random Polygons

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • 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:

    E.1031-2008

  • 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)

Date

1965 (made)

Artist/maker

Nake, Frieder, born 1938 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Photograph of an original plotter drawing

Marks and inscriptions

'NAKE/ER56/Z64'
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

Dimensions

Height: 21 cm, Width: 15.5 cm

Descriptive line

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

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Photography; Plotter drawing

Subjects depicted

Polygons

Categories

Drawings; Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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