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Mist Station (Project for Basel)

Dennis Oppenheim

Contemporary Art

MEDIUM Graphite and colored pencil on paper
DATES 1979
DIMENSIONS 38 x 50 in. (96.5 x 127 cm)  (show scale)
SIGNATURE Signed lower right: "Dennis Oppenheim"
INSCRIPTIONS 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."
COLLECTIONS Contemporary Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 83.258.3
CREDIT LINE Gift of Jonathan A. Berg
RIGHTS STATEMENT © Dennis Oppenheim
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CAPTION 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)
IMAGE overall, 83.258.3_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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Dennis Oppenheim (American, 1938-2011). <em>Mist Station (Project for Basel)</em>, 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)