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Photograph - Approach


  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Sierra Madre (California, made)

  • Date:

    1975 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Em, David, born 1952 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Computer-generated colour photograph

  • 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 C, case MB2E, shelf DR59

Physical description

This photograph depicts a modelled blue-rastered horizon with sky and a moon in the background. Inscribed with #3 at the left border in red. Titled, signed and dated at the back in red.

Place of Origin

Sierra Madre (California, made)


1975 (made)


Em, David, born 1952 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Computer-generated colour photograph

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed at the left border in red.

'Approach © [artist's signature]1975'
Inscribed at the back in red.


Length: 71 cm, Width: 56 cm

Descriptive line

Colour photograph, computer-generated, 'Approach', by David Em, Sierra Madre, CA, 1975


Photographic paper


Photography; Computer-generated

Subjects depicted

Sky; Moon


Computer Art; Photographs


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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