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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2019.7.40
People
Otto Piene, German (Laasphe, Westphalia, Germany 1928 - 2014 Berlin, Germany)
Title
Untitled (bleed-through of previous page and notes on page and adhered page, left page); Untitled (notes and adhered photocopies, 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/374940
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Colored marker, black pen on paper, two b/w photocopies, and adhesive on paper
Dimensions
open (approx.): 39.2 × 55.9 cm (15 7/16 × 22 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: Left page, on adhered page, in black pen:: 1. Juan / shaped water / pools / 2. Keiko / shell / 3. Lowry / ext. of water / planes / 4. Paul / progressive / environments / 5. Alejandro / bubbles / 6. O. / steam pool / & agitated / w. surface / 7. Luis / & M. / reflections // VOTING // POOLS // X 15 74
  • inscription: Left page, on sketchbook paper, in black pen:: VOTING: 1. O. / 2. PAUL / 3. ALEJANDRO / 4. KEIKO
  • inscription: Right page, top photocopy text:: A [encircled] waterfall (wall) + trough // 12/2// voting no.s // 1. Michio / 2. Juan / 3. Lowry / 4. Bert / 5. Otto / 6. Luis / Maryanne // B [encircled] Pools // voting no.s // 1. Juan / 2. Keiko / 3. Lowry / 4. Paul / 5. Alejandro / 6. Otto / 7. Luis/Maryanne
  • inscription: Right page, second photocopy:: OCTOBER 15, 1974 / NOTICE TO FELLOWS INVOLVED IN FEDERAL RESERVE BANK COMMISSION / THERE WILL BE A MEETING OF THOSE FELLOWS INVOLVED TOMORROW / MORNING (WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16TH) AT 9:00 A.M. / AT 3:30 TOMORROW, WAYNE ANDERSON WILL MEET WITH THESE / FELLOWS AT THE CENTER. / (SORRY FOR THE SHORT NOTICE, BUT WAYNCE WILL BE OUT OF / TOWN THURSDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND, AND THE FELLOWS' MEETING / HAD TO OCCUR BEFORE THE MEETING WITH WAYNE.)
  • inscription: Right page, on sketchbook paper, in black pen:: <--- after correction of (initially faulty) / tallying 1. O / 2. Alejandro X Juan / 3. Lowry / 4. Paul
  • inscription: Right page, on sketchbook paper, in colored marker and black pen:: [arrow pointing left] [second arrow pointing left above text:] OVER
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
2019.7.40
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Pages 79-80
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