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MMS Mono 24
  • Deborah Puretz
    born 1954
  • MMS Mono 24, 1998–2004
  • Where object was made: United States
  • monotype, collage
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 396 x 396 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 15 9/16 x 15 9/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 571 x 580 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 22 1/2 x 22 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 32 x 24 in
  • Gift of the artist in honor of my two sons, Sebastian Grove and Ty Grove
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0014

This is an image of a circle outlined in a thick, dark blue ring. The interior of the circle is divided in half into two different designs. The left side of the circle is a separate piece of paper attached to the page beneath with some sort of adhesive. The design on this side of the page is similar to that of a memory card. It is green, blue, and black, and has wiry lines all over it. There are two sets of parallel lines on the top and bottom half of this side of the circle, and they angle sharply to create the illusion that the lines are descending into the center of the image.
The right side of the circle is comprised of ten dark, rectangular shapes with light blue centers. These shapes are similar to tickets: the short sides of the rectangles each have a half-circle cut out of each side. The background of this side is green, white, and blue.