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Birdlime and Surf

Accession Number
1976/1.202

Title
Birdlime and Surf

Artist(s)
Minor White

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1951; portfolio 1975

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
11 in x 14 in (27.94 cm x 35.56 cm)

Credit Line
Museum Purchase

Subject matter
The subject of this photograph is a group of hills overlooking the Pacific Ocean with surf pounding rocks that jut out into the water in the background. Streaks of drippy white material are scrattered over and across the hills in no identifiable pattern and accentuate the contours of the landscape.

Physical Description
Photograph of long white streaks on a hilly seaside landscape.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
Birds
coastlines
hilly
modern and contemporary art
shores
water
waves (natural events)

3 Related Resources

Nature in Photography
(Part of 3 Learning Collections)
The Sea
(Part of 3 Learning Collections)

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