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Recto: Photographic color reproduction of a beach with a floating waste transporter with yellow floatation tanks, at right. Above center in yellow block text "Artificial" and in white block letters in black "Nature". Below, across lower portion of the sheet imprinted in white, the date and place of the exhibition and a list of the participating artists.
Verso: Eight color photographic reproductions with short phrases of different sizes superimposed which creats a caption in juxtaposition to the images. The images/ captions are: a woman's face with a test tube/"culture"; muscle man ini water/"artificial intellegence" "packaged";computer simulation of a seated infant/ "genetic engineering", "hyperhuman"; a nude male in a landscape/"post-natural nature", "fantasy"; Elvis Presley waterskiing/"surrealized", "virtual reality"; a woman in a sauna/"geometric abstraction", "plasticized"; robotic arm/"biotechnology","self improvement", an abnormally shaped child's head/"waste products", "mutations", "end."

This is a poster. It is dated 1990 and we acquired it in 1997. Gift of Ken Friedman. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

offset lithograph on white wove paper

Its dimensions are

81.0 x 58.3 cm (31 7/8 x 22 15/16 in. )

It is inscribed

Imprinted in white across lower portion of sheet: An Exhibition organized by / The Deste Foundation for / Contemporary Art The House of Cyprus / 10 EraditouStreet, Athens / exhibitiono curated by Jeffery Deitch The list of artists printed below in white: Ashley Bickerton / Clegg & Guttermann / Walter de Maria / Laura Grisi / Martin Kippenburger / Jeff Koons / Liz Larner / Tatsuo Miyajima / Peter Nagy / Pino Pascali / Ed Ruscha / Manuel Saiz / Robert Smithson / William Stone / Thanassis Totsikas / Meg Webster / Andy Warhol

This object was designed by Dan Friedman

This object was donated by Ken Friedman

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18673885/ |title=Poster, "Artificial Nature Exhibition Poster for The Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece", 1990 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=21 September 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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