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The Prophet (Part 1/6)

A work made of collage of oil and graphite, and stencil print on tracing paper, with photocopy on white wove paper, and torn-and-taped tracing paper elements.

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  • A work made of collage of oil and graphite, and stencil print on tracing paper, with photocopy on white wove paper, and torn-and-taped tracing paper elements.

Date:

1999–2001

Artist:

Francis Alÿs
Belgian, born 1959

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Francis Alÿs

Title

The Prophet (Part 1/6)

Place

Belgium (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.

1999–2001

Medium

Collage of oil and graphite, and stencil print on tracing paper, with photocopy on white wove paper, and torn-and-taped tracing paper elements

Dimensions

40.7 × 60.7 cm (16 1/16 × 23 15/16 in.)

Credit Line

Through prior bequest of Marion Livingston

Reference Number

2004.249.1

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