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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2019.7.22
People
Otto Piene, German (Laasphe, Westphalia, Germany 1928 - 2014 Berlin, Germany)
Title
Untitled (bleed-through of previous page, left page); Untitled (notes, right page)
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Sketchbook: Honolulu/Food Show/Boston
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
sketchbook page, drawing
Date
1974
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/374922
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Blue pen on paper
Dimensions
open (approx.): 39.2 × 55.9 cm (15 7/16 × 22 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: In blue pen:: Hon. Hi., / 27 3 74 / "STAR CLUSTER" / characterization report / The new building for the / Institute of Astronomy does not / have a domineering façade, / and it does not have prominent / neighbors, nor is the two-story / structure particularly visible / for the U of H campus. / It seems advisable, therefore, / to concentrate artistic efforts in the landscaped courtyard / that forms an inner focus / to the Institute. / Here the empty wall of the implementation / building offers a very good / area for an artowrk . / Since trees will be sil- [continued on 2019.7.23]
Provenance
Elizabeth Goldring Piene, gift; to the Busch-Reisinger Museum, 2018.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Elizabeth Goldring Piene
Accession Year
2019
Object Number
2019.7.22
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Pages 43-44
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