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Pump Fake
  • Ed Paschke, artist
    1939–2004
    born: Chicago, Illinois, United States ; died: Chicago, Illinois, United States
    Landfall Press, publisher
  • Pump Fake, 1989
  • Where object was made: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • etching with monotype and hand coloring
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 750 x 600 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 29 1/2 x 23 5/8 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 520 x 400 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 20 1/2 x 15 3/4 in
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 575 x 450 mm
    Mat Dimensions: 36 x 30 in
  • Gift of Joe and Barb Zanatta
  • Not on display
  • 2002.0086
Description
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Brightly colored (turquoise, yellow, purple) composition on a black background. Composition is dominated by a face that has been adorned with abstract motifs, giving it the appearance of an African mask. The figure’s hand is raised and resting on his or her chin.