Cerro Azul, Cañete Valley, South Coast, PeruArtist(s)Marilyn BridgesArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date1988Medium & Supportgelatin silver print on paperDimensions
11 in x 13 3/4 in (27.94 cm x 34.93 cm)Credit LineGift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)Subject matter
Marilyn Bridges describes the markings and monuments that she photographs from above as “the messages of humankind.” As a pilot and photographer, she documents contemporary landscapes connected to ancient times, which addresses the human relationship to the earth and environment. This photograph depicts the lost city of Cerro Azul in the Cañete Valley on the South Coast of Peru. A modern city stretches along the coastline adjacent to the ancient ruins.Physical Description
This photograph depicts an aerial view of a coastline on which sits a modern town and the ancient ruins of a city.Primary Object ClassificationPhotographCollection AreaPhotographyRights
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Inca (culture, general)