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Cipher Awakening at the Horizen of Denial
Cipher Awakening at the Horizen of Denial
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Date:
2005
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Color Aquatint Etching With Hardground
Dimensions:
Sheet: 876 x 749 mm (34 1/2 x 29 1/2 in.)
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North America
Accession Number:
2015.37.381
Acquisition Date:
2015-10-07
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Foundation purchase, Phyllis C. Wattis Fund for Major Accessions

The print is dominated by a black and gold rectangle in the upper half of the picture which teeters on a skinny tapering stem resting on a light blue plane. The hieroglyphic shapes within the rectangle suggest an ancient, undecipherable language. Beneath the rectangle’s corner on the right float two tiny Liberty Bells, one red, and the other outlined in black.