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Observed Shapes
Observed Shapes
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Date:
2000
Location:
Not on display
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Color Softground And Spitbite Aquatint Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 648 x 559 mm (25 1/2 x 22 in.)
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North America
Accession Number:
2015.37.173
Acquisition Date:
2015-10-07
Credit Line:

Foundation purchase, Phyllis C. Wattis Fund for Major Accessions

A pie chart which satirizes cultural phenomena and current events by using the
statistical world of market research combined with the abstract and indefinable
expressions of art. Here the cultural phenomenon of trends is UFO sightings. Common forms such as saucers and ovals that are reported along with more unusual ones including boomerang and “cigar” shapes.