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Poyet Projection
  • Ellen Lanyon
    born: Chicago, Illinois, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • Poyet Projection, 2000
  • Homage á Poyet
  • Where object was made: United States
  • acrylic on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 12 x 24 in overall
  • Gift of the Estate of Ellen Lanyon
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0060.a,b
Label Text

Black and white monochromatic diptych that features a mechanical form on the left panel and highly detailed botanical forms on the right panel. The right section is illuminated with a white triangle. When the two sections are placed together, the image reads as though the mechanical form casts light on the organic subjects.