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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E

Panopticon

Print
1985 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

White card showing on one side an anamorphic black and white embossed drawing winding itself in a circular mode around a smaller circle located in the centre. Signed and dated '86 by artist in the right bottom corner.
On the back of the card is the inscription/text:
'P A N O P T I C O N
A Major Works Project By Jeremy Gardiner
Cambridge River Festival, May 18, 1985
The New England Arts Biennial
Amherst, June 1 - 2, 1985
Siggraph '85 Art Show, Moscone Center
San Francisco, July 22 - 26, 1985
Made possible by a grant from the Arts Extension Service and donations from Flexcon Company and Mercer paper tube.'
Below the text are three small drawings showing the concept of the Panopticon project.
Below the text: 'Cover: Anamorphic Map 1985 Diameter 20 feet'


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Anamorphic embossed screenprint on card
Brief Description
Embossed screenprint showing an anamorphic drawing, part of interactive artwork 'Panopticon', by Jeremy Gardiner, 1985.
Physical Description
White card showing on one side an anamorphic black and white embossed drawing winding itself in a circular mode around a smaller circle located in the centre. Signed and dated '86 by artist in the right bottom corner.

On the back of the card is the inscription/text:

'P A N O P T I C O N

A Major Works Project By Jeremy Gardiner

Cambridge River Festival, May 18, 1985

The New England Arts Biennial

Amherst, June 1 - 2, 1985

Siggraph '85 Art Show, Moscone Center

San Francisco, July 22 - 26, 1985

Made possible by a grant from the Arts Extension Service and donations from Flexcon Company and Mercer paper tube.'

Below the text are three small drawings showing the concept of the Panopticon project.

Below the text: 'Cover: Anamorphic Map 1985 Diameter 20 feet'
Dimensions
  • Length: 14.6cm
  • Width: 14.6cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'P A N O P T I C O N / A Major Works Project / By / Jeremy Gardiner / Cambridge River Festival, May 18, 1985 / The New England Arts Biennial / Amherst, June 1 - 2, 1985 / Siggraph '85 Art Show, Moscone Center / San Francisco, July 22 - 26, 1985 / Made possible by a grant from the Arts Extension Service and donations / from Flexcon Company and Mercer paper tube.' (Printed on the back of the print.)
  • 'Cover: Anamorphic Map 1985 Diameter 20 feet' (Pritned on the back of the print in the bottom.)
  • 'J. Gardiner '86' (Signature by artist in right bottom corner of print.)
Credit line
Given by the American Friends of the V&A through the generosity of Patric Prince
Collection
Accession Number
E.1010:1-2008

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record createdJune 8, 2009
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