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Ray God and Cat, Ica, Peru

Accession Number
2012/2.11

Title
Ray God and Cat, Ica, Peru

Artist(s)
Marilyn Bridges

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1989

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

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

Credit Line
Gift 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. In this photograph, Bridges depicts a desert in Ica, Peru. Two figures emerge from the surface of the mountainside. 

Physical Description
This photograph depicts an aerial view of a desert valley with earthworks of a figure and a cat.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
aerial photography
deserts
earthworks (sculpture)
geoglyphs
landscapes (representations)

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