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Dancer #36, Los Angeles, 1979

Accession Number
2012/2.100

Title
Dancer #36, Los Angeles, 1979

Artist(s)
Lynn Davis

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1997

Medium & Support
selenium-toned gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
20 in. x 24 in. ( 50.8 cm x 60.96 cm )

Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)

Physical Description
A nude in a dance pose. The female dancer is posed with an arched back and her arms extended, one knee is brought up as if in an exaggerated step motion. Her head is tilted back with her face covered and hair hanging down. A light source to her right casts a shadow of her body onto a white background.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Primary Object Type
black and white print

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
dancers
gelatin silver process
nudes (representations)
shadows

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