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Chalk–Mirror Displacement

A work made of graphite on off-white graph paper.
Art © Estate of Robert Smithson / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

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  • A work made of graphite on off-white graph paper.

Date:

1969

Artist:

Robert Smithson
American, 1938-1973

About this artwork

This drawing was made in preparation for a sculpture with a similar title in the Art Institute’s collection (1987.277).

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Robert Smithson

Title

Chalk–Mirror Displacement

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1969

Medium

Graphite on off-white graph paper

Dimensions

27.5 × 43.1 cm (10 7/8 × 17 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Irving Stenn Jr. Drawings Collection

Reference Number

2004.909

Copyright

Art © Estate of Robert Smithson / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

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