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Turner and Plumes of Smoke

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Turner and Plumes of Smoke

Joanne Leonard

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inkjet print on paper

24 3/4 in x 36 in (62.87 cm x 91.44 cm);20 3/4 in x 31 in (52.71 cm x 78.74 cm)

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Gift of the artist

Subject matter
The text accompanying the image reads: June 21, 2010, news photo: "Drilling Continues for Relief Wells" (oil spill in Gulf of Mexico), Bevel Knapp/European Pressphoto Agency. Book Reproduction: Peace: Burial at sea, J.M.W. Turner, 1835, in Turner by Barry Venning (Phaedon, 2003).

Physical Description
Image of a book lying open to a page featuring a painting of a burning ship. A newsclipping featuring a photo of a burning oil rig lies on the book across the open page.  

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