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Chicago

Accession Number
1974/1.259

Title
Chicago

Artist(s)
Aaron Siskind

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1966

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
16 3/8 in x 13 1/2 in (41.59 cm x 34.29 cm);28 3/16 in x 22 3/16 in (71.6 cm x 56.36 cm);24 in x 19 1/8 in (60.96 cm x 48.58 cm)

Credit Line
Museum Purchase

Subject matter
This is a photograph of a detail of a wall in Chicago. Paint, unevenly textured and cracking, appears to be flaking off a rectangular fixture on the wall. Because the image represents a detail of the wall, it is unclear as to the scale or exact location of the wall in Chicago.

Physical Description
An abstract photograph of a detail of a wall.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
abstraction
city
modern and contemporary art
paint (coating)
wallpaper
walls

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