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1987

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Drawing, "Geomechanical Tower" from Centricity Series, 1987

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Lebbeus Woods. It is dated 1987 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is color pencil on strathmore 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 Memoriam for Lebbeus Woods .

It is credited Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program and Friends of Drawings and Prints Funds amd through gift of Drue Heinz.

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Its dimensions are

51 x 50.8 cm (20 1/16 in. x 20 in.)

It is signed

In graphite, lower right: Lebbeus Woods 1987

It is inscribed

In graphite along bottom margin: Nr. 43N9 u(?) - anfax....organ Cis R.-... a19 (?) [hard to decipher]; UL, Diop. 4 ar. [?]; UR, Geno - 1; on verso, center, in graphite, Centricity: Geomechanical Tower

Cite this object as

Drawing, "Geomechanical Tower" from Centricity Series, 1987; Architect: Lebbeus Woods (American, 1940 - 2012); USA; color pencil on strathmore paper; 51 x 50.8 cm (20 1/16 in. x 20 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program and Friends of Drawings and Prints Funds amd through gift of Drue Heinz; 1999-23-1

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