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Maker(s):Benavides, Benjamin
Culture:Venezuela (20th century)
Title:Untitled
Date Made:1984
Type:print
Materials:etching and lithograph printed in color with collage on medium thick, slightly textured oatmeal-colored and white papers (artist's proof)
Measurements:sheet: 30 in x 22 1/2 in; 76.2 cm x 57.1 cm
Accession Number:  SC 2016.56.72
Credit Line:Gift of Marius and Suzanne Sznajderman in memory of Bernard Barken Kaufman
2016_56_72.jpg

Description:
oatmeal-colored sheet on top 2/3 held with metal rivets at the corners. Oblong hole at center covered with mesh through which fragments of a musical score can be seen; folded letter-like form sealed with red wax and a red ribbon hangs from string adhered to the bottom of the oatmeal sheet with red wax; lower register (of white paper) has ink writing in lower left; a box with a fingerprint and stamp to and five boxes shaded with various colors of brown on the right.

Tags:
communication; conceptual art; text

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