Panorama, 11/26/84

  • Lucas Samaras, Panorama, 11/26/84, 1984, instant color prints, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase, 1986.4

Exhibition Label
Lucas Samaras, who is also known for sculptures and sewn-fabric paintings, began making Polaroid® photographs in 1969. In the 1980s he began a series he called Panoramas, many of them self-portraits or dramatically lighted interiors of his apartment and studio that are spliced together from strips cut from large-format Polaroid photographs, recombined to create a contiguous but psychologically skewed space.


A Democracy of Images: Photographs of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2013
Title
Panorama, 11/26/84
Artist
Date
1984
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
image: 9 1/2 x 35 1/8 in. (24.1 x 89.3 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase

Mediums Description
instant color prints
Classifications
Keywords
  • Modern art movement – collage
  • Occupation – art – artist
  • Dress – accessory – jewelry
  • Portrait male – Samaras, Lucas – self-portrait
  • Object – flower – orchid
  • Architecture Interior – domestic – kitchen
  • Object – furniture – stove
Object Number
1986.4
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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