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Beyond the Great Eclipse: Newsweek the Riots In Color
Beyond the Great Eclipse: Newsweek the Riots In Color
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Date:
2009
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Not on display
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Direct To Plate Photogravure And Aquatint Etching
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Sheet: 635 x 445 mm (25 x 17 1/2 in.)
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North America
Accession Number:
2015.37.12
Acquisition Date:
2015-10-07
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Foundation purchase, Phyllis C. Wattis Fund for Major Accessions

A vortex of buildings near the Watts Towers and representations of the Towers themselves swirl in front of a reproduction of a Newsweek cover. On the cover is jeep with four soldiers and a notation at the bottom reading “Los Angeles Why?” The dominant colors are black, brown and blue.