Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Observatory
  • Lori Nix
    born 1969
    born: Norton, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • Observatory, 2015
  • The City
  • Where object was made: United States
  • inkjet print
  • Object Height/Width: 76.2 x 96.52 cm
    Object Height/Width: 30 x 38 in
    Mat Dimensions: 38 x 46 in
    Frame Dimensions: 38 1/4 x 46 1/4 x 1 1/4 in
  • Museum purchase: Gift of Ellie LeCompte
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0127
Description

This photo is of an observatory that seems to be abandoned. Vines are growing through the observation window. The machinery and metal objects appear to be slightly rusted.