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1979

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Drawing, Preliminary Study, Fargo-Moorhead Cultural Center Bridge, South Elevation, 1979

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Michael Graves. It is dated 1979 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is color pencil, graphite on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Tangible Speculation and the Pleasure of Drawing.

Its dimensions are

67.5 × 137.5 cm (26 9/16 × 54 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: Fargo – Moorhead / Cultural Center Bridge / Graves / 1979

Cite this object as

Drawing, Preliminary Study, Fargo-Moorhead Cultural Center Bridge, South Elevation, 1979; Designed by Michael Graves (American, 1934–2015); USA; color pencil, graphite on white wove paper; 67.5 × 137.5 cm (26 9/16 × 54 1/8 in.); 1980-4-1

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