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Memento (Lag Wagon)

Christian Marclay

Contemporary Art

Christian Marclay works in several different media, including photography, video, sculpture, music, and performance. He created the images reproduced in this book by placing objects directly on the surface of paper coated with a light-sensitive chemical mixture. The resulting blue photograms reinvigorate two nearly forgotten media: cassette tapes of the 1970s–80s and the cyanotypes developed in the 1840s.
MEDIUM Cyanotype
DATES 2008
DIMENSIONS Sheet: 51 1/2 x 99 in. (130.8 x 251.5 cm) Frame: 55 x 102 1/2 in. (139.7 x 260.4 cm)
SIGNATURE Signed and dated verso
COLLECTIONS Contemporary Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 2008.72
CREDIT LINE Purchased with funds given by John and Barbara Vogelstein, Shelley Fox Aarons and Philip E. Aarons, Stephanie and Tim Ingrassia, and bequest of Richard J. Kempe, by exchange
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