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Prisoners of Love

Major collection: Holography
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Sowdon, Michael
Date made: 1980
Materials: reflection hologram; glass
Measurements: 8 in x 10 in
Nomenclature: fine art
Classification: holograms

Black surface with painted horizontal white lines; a teardrop-shaped (heart-shaped?) area sits in the middle of the work, surrounded by irregular red painted lines; within the teardrop-shaped area is a greenish-yellow hologram of a young woman's face, crossed by several diagonal lines and horizontal lines of shadow, as though she is a prisoner; back of hologram is covered with red spray-paint.

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