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Maker(s):Oppenheim, Dennis
Culture:American (1938-2011)
Title:School's Out, Proposal for Base I
Date Made:1979
Type:Drawing
Materials:Pencil, colored pencil, pastel, oil pastel, oil wash
Measurements:Sheet: 38 1/8 in x 50 in; 96.8 cm x 127 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE/DATE: front, lwr. r. (black pencil): Dennis Oppenheim 1979.; TITLE/INSCRIPTION: front, lwr. l. (black pencil): SCHOOLS OUT PROPOSAL FOR BASE 1. 1979. 12" DIAMETER SILVER BELL MOTOR ASSEMBLY WITH TIMER.; INSCRIPTION: front, lwr. ctr. (black pencil): WALLS DROP EVERY HOUR. CROSS POSITION ON. FLOOR REMAINS FOR TEN MINUTES. SHOWING BLACK BOARD MATERIAL CONSTRUCTION. WALLS ARE THEN RAISED TO UPRIGHT SCHOOL HOUSE POSITION. INSCRIPTION: front, ctr. r. (black pencil): BELL RINGS THROUGH-OUT THIS PERIOD 3 WALLS 4'X6' 1 WALL 4'X20
Accession Number:  UM 1985.11
Credit Line:Gift of Allen Scolnick
Museum Collection:  University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst
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conceptual art; construction; design; documentation; drawing; education; illustrations; inscriptions; machines; movement; sketches; text; time

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