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Recreational Surfing
Recreational Surfing
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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:
2015.37.174
Acquisition Date:
2015-10-07
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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. Pictured are statistics that indicate where the average worker spends time surfing the web while at the workplace. Each wedge is a pastel color and contains imagery to illustrate the information: the largest section corresponds to reading about world news, which is represented by an image of a flattened globe and radio emanating over the airwaves. Others are travel, entertainment, sports, shopping, adult content and investments. The main colors are red, blue, brown, taupe and gray.