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Places the U.S. Has Bombed Since W.W.II
  • Josh MacPhee
    born 1973
  • Places the U.S. Has Bombed Since W.W.II, 2002
  • Where object was made: United States
  • stenciling, spray paint, on paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 890 x 513 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 35 1/16 x 20 3/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 890 x 513 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 35 1/16 x 20 3/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 41 1/4 x 26 in
  • Anonymous gift in honor of Patrick Frank
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0057

Two jets (identified as US fighter jets) in the upper portion of the composition drop 23 bombs, each labeled with the name of a country the United States has bombed since World War II. The title is stenciled almost as skywriting across the bottom.