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Alabama #17-7

Accession Number
2015/2.51

Title
Alabama #17-7

Artist(s)
Barry W. Andersen

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1987

Medium & Support
archival inkjet print on Epson exhibition fiber paper

Dimensions
14 in x 18 in (35.56 cm x 45.72 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of the artist

Subject matter
In his photographic works, Andersen shows the mark of human activity on landscape. This photograph shows plough lines, visible in the red land. Part of a larger series of aerial landscapes he created in the 1980s, this scene moves between legibility as a landscape and mere abstract patterning.

Physical Description
Print of an aerial photograph of orange/red fields and a strip of green trees cutting through the fields from the middle of the right side of the image toward the middle of the top. 

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Primary Object Type
landscape

Additional Object Classification(s)
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
aerial photography
fields (land)
landscapes (representations)

6 Related Resources

Landscape and Nature, Comparative and Historical
(Part of 3 Learning Collections)
Southern Landscapes and Cityscapes
(Part of 3 Learning Collections)
Regions of the United States
(Part of: Teaching United States History through Art )
Sharing the Planet  
(Part of: I.B. Units of Inquiry)

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