Mist Station (Project for Basel)
Graphite and colored pencil on paper
Signed lower right: "Dennis Oppenheim"
Inscribed on image: "Mist Station Project for Basel, 1979. A collision factory for two passengers. Launch system with pulled back straps extends into trenches, in the earth. Raw material excavated and positioned on steel blades. Mounted carriers on tracks aimed to collide on tracks under 40' steel tower and above angled 20' diameter power blade. Constant flow of water travels from 10' diameter pan and through trough system to descend upon impact point. Spray received by system of mobile collection bins."
Gift of Jonathan A. Berg
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Dennis Oppenheim (American, 1938-2011). Mist Station (Project for Basel), 1979. Graphite and colored pencil on paper, 38 x 50 in. (96.5 x 127 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Jonathan A. Berg, 83.258.3. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 83.258.3_bw.jpg)
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