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Drumming

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines

Drumming

Artist: Tom Marioni (American, born 1937)
Printer: Catherine Brooks (American)
Date: 2002
Medium: Color soft ground etching with aquatint
Dimensions:
Sheet: 27 7/16 × 18 in. (69.7 × 45.7 cm.)
Plate (/image): 15 15/16 × 9 15/16 in. (40.5 × 25.2 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collections; Gift of the Des Moines Art Center Print Club in Memory of Marilyn Baker, 2015.36
Accession number: 2015.36
Classification: print
In Collection(s)
Label Text Marioni, known for his time- and sound-based performances during the 1970s in San Francisco, is a central figure in conceptual art. The repeated lines in Drumming record the marks made by the artist while drumming on copper etching plates. Source: News, Jul Aug Sep 2015.
SignedMarioni 02 (l,r in pencil)
MarksBlind stamp of Crown Point Press l,r
InscriptionAP10 (pencil l,l)
EditionAP10
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