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Poster, Movie Treatment for Spiral Jetty, Great Salt Lake, Utah, 1970

This is a Poster. It was designed by Robert Smithson and made for Dwan Gallery. It is dated 1970 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is offset lithograph on tan paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was fund: General Acquisitions Endowment and catalogued by Carey Gibbons. It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment and Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program Funds.

Its dimensions are

96.5 × 55.5 cm (38 × 21 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Printed in black ink [reproduction of handwritten signature], center right: R. Smithson 1970

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, upper margin: ROBERT SMITHSON GREAT SALT LAKE UTAH; lower margin: DWAN 29 WEST 57 STREET NEW YORK OPENING OCTOBER 31 TO NOVEMBER 25 / A 16 MM, 35 MINUTE, COLOR AND SOUND FILM ON THE SPIRAL JETTY WILL / BE SHOWN DAILY AT 2:00 IN THE GALLERY FOR DURATION OF EXHIBITION

Cite this object as

Poster, Movie Treatment for Spiral Jetty, Great Salt Lake, Utah, 1970; Designed by Robert Smithson (American, 1938–1973); offset lithograph on tan paper; 96.5 × 55.5 cm (38 × 21 7/8 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment and Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program Funds; 1999-45-25

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