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On display at V&A South Kensington
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Random Polygons

Photograph
1965 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Photograph of an original plotter drawing
Brief Description
Photograph of a plotter drawing, 'Random Polygons', by Frieder Nake, 1964.
Physical Description
This photography of the original plotter drawing shows a bundle of overlapping polygons. Inscription below and overleaf.
Dimensions
  • Height: 21cm
  • Width: 15.5cm
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)
Credit line
Given by the American Friends of the V&A through the generosity of Patric Prince
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession Number
E.1031-2008

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record createdJune 8, 2009
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