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Twelve Drive-Ins I
  • Jeff Brouws
    born 1955
    born: San Francisco, California, United States ; active: United States
  • Twelve Drive-Ins I, 2005
  • Where object was made: United States
  • lightjet chromogenic color print mounted to Plexiglas™
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 69 x 93 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 27.17 x 36.61 in
    Frame Dimensions: 34 1/4 x 44 x 1 1/2 in
    Weight: 21 lbs
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2005.0064
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Twelve images of drive-in movie theatre screens, most appear to be abandoned. Horizontal orientation. Three rows and four columns.

Top row, from left to right:
Image of screen with dry grass in front.
Image of screen with cement area with speaker stands in front.
Image of desert-like area with red rocks below the screen.
Image of grassy area with trailers to the left of the screen.

Center row, from left to right:
Image of screen with tall grasses in front.
Image of dry area in front of a screen that is partially broken.
Image of screen that is broken in the middle and has tall grass in front.
Image of dirt in the foreground and grasses around the screen.

Bottom row, from left to right:
Image with a horizontal gravel road in the foreground and a white fence on either side of the screen.
Image of screen with a red fence on either side.
Image of a screen with a grassy area and speaker stands in front.
Image of a screen with a dry, grassy area in front.