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Panorama, 11/26/84

Panorama, 11/26/84
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Artist
Lucas Samaras, born Kastoria, Greece 1936
Sitter
Lucas Samaras
Date
1984
Type
Photography-Photoprint
Medium
instant color prints
Dimensions
image: 9 1/2 x 35 1/8 in. (24.1 x 89.3 cm.)
Credit Line
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Object number
1986.4
Exhibition Label
Lucas Samaras, who is also known for sculptures and sewn-fabric paintings, began making Polaroid® photographs in 1969. In the 1980s he began a series he called Panoramas, many of them self-portraits or dramatically lighted interiors of his apartment and studio that are spliced together from strips cut from large-format Polaroid photographs, recombined to create a contiguous but psychologically skewed space.
A Democracy of Images: Photographs of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2013
Data Source
Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Department
Graphic Arts