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Sous la Mer
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Ishii, Setsuko
Date made: 1982
Materials: white light transmission; film
Measurements: 11 in x 15 in
Nomenclature: fine art
Abstract work depicting four rainbow-colored nautilus shells; the shells are stacked atop one another; the top and 2nd from bottom point in one direction, while the other 2 point in the opposite direction. The perspective on the shells dramatically changes as one moves one's head vertically; the colors change dramatically as one moves one's head horizontally. Hologram intended as one section in a repeating pattern of identical holograms arranged in horizontal row.
Title in French translates "Under the Sea." Please note that due to the unique challenges of holography as a medium, high-resolution digital images are not available for most items in the holography collection. Please contact us for more information on reproducing images of holograms.