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State Route 74, near Interstate 95, Lumberton, North Carolina, from the series "On This Site: Landscape in Memoriam"

A work made of chromogenic print.

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  • A work made of chromogenic print.

Date:

June 1994

Artist:

Joel Sternfeld
American, born 1944

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Joel Sternfeld

Title

State Route 74, near Interstate 95, Lumberton, North Carolina, from the series "On This Site: Landscape in Memoriam"

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

Date

Made 1994

Medium

Chromogenic print

Inscriptions

Unmarked recto; inscribed verso, on mount, along bottom edge, in black ink: "JS.225.0 1/7 State Route 74, Near Interstate 95, Lumberton, North carolina, June 1994 N-June 1994 / P-September 1996 Joel Sternfeld" On July 23, 1993, James Jordan, father of basketball superstar Michael Jordan, was driving home from the funeral of a friend when he pulled off the road onto this shoulder to take a nap. Ten days later, his body was found in a creek in South Carolina. Two teenagers were charged with first-degree murder and armed robbery. They were sentenced to life in prison. From the series, On This Site: Landscape in Memoriam

Dimensions

Image/paper: 47.4 × 59.2 cm (18 11/16 × 23 5/16 in.); Mount: 63 × 76.2 cm (24 13/16 × 30 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Jeanne and Richard S. Press

Reference Number

1998.851

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