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Michael Heizer's motorcycle drawing (Circular Surface Planar Displacement), Dry Lake, Nevada

Object Details

Title:

Michael Heizer's motorcycle drawing (Circular Surface Planar Displacement), Dry Lake, Nevada

Artist/Maker:

Gianfranco Gorgoni (Italian, 1941 - 2019)

Culture:

Italian

Place:

Jean Lake, Nevada, United States (Place Created)

Date:

1970–1972

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

2001.1.13

Dimensions:

25.2 × 36.5 cm (9 15/16 × 14 3/8 in.)

Copyright:

© Estate of Gianfranco Gorgoni

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Object Description

A close-up of the motorcycle tracks used to create Michael Heizer's Circular Surface Planar Displacement land art.