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The Tomato Lovers

Accession Number
2008/1.167

Title
The Tomato Lovers

Artist(s)
Wade Guyton

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
2006

Medium & Support
dye coupler print on paper

Dimensions
16 7/16 in x 12 in (41.7 cm x 30.4 cm);14 5/16 in x 10 9/16 in (36.4 cm x 26.9 cm);16 7/16 in x 12 in (41.7 cm x 30.4 cm)

Credit Line
Museum purchase made possible by the Friends Acquisition Fund

Subject matter
This photographic collage was designed by Wade Guyton for Texte Zur Kunst, a German contemporary art magazine. Each issue releases a collectible limited edition "Artist's Edition," featuring a contemporary artist's work, in editions of about 100, signed and numbered. Guyton is an internationally recognized American artist who creates ink jet prints, paintings, and drawings that employ constructivist geometry. 

Physical Description
A photography montage. A red circle in which a couple embraces is layered over a photograph of a tomato plant growing in a long dirt-filled planter placed against a white wall. Affixed to the planter is a tomato-themed runner. 

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
gardening
lovers
photomontages
repeated motif
tomato

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