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Drop de neutronen Bom / Prophesy
  • Hugo Kaagman
    born 1955
    born: Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Drop de neutronen Bom / Prophesy, 1980–1981
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • stenciling
  • Paper Type: heavy stock
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 405 x 290 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 15 15/16 x 11 7/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 497 x 399 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19 9/16 x 15 11/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2012.0003
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

The phrase "DROP de neutronen BOM" occupies the upper left quarter of the image. Next to the text, a blue and black mushroom cloud rises from smoking buildings. In the lower left quarter, a rocket takes off in front of high orange and yellow flames. The word "PROPHECY" is printed across the bottom of the image in lettering that is increasingly jagged as it moves from left to right.