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Bamboo Garden

Major collection: Holography
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Kishimoto, Yashushi
Date made: 1984
Materials: white light transmission; film
Measurements: 13 in x 10 1/2 in x 1/4 in
Nomenclature: fine art
Classification: holograms

Four pieces of holographic film in a 2 X 2 formation, sandwiched between 2 sheets of plexiglas and held together with 4 plexiglas screws; a one-inch area around the work is painted black to create a frame effect; upper right and lower left quadrants contain non-holographic, black-and-white photographic transparencies of a bamboo forest; upper right quadrant is a positive transparency, and lower right is a negative transparency, positioned upside down; upper left and lower right quadrants are rainbow-colored holograms of a bamboo forest; other 2 quadrants also contain rainbow-colored bamboo forest holograms that blend together with the transparencies; lower right hologram is upside down; title, creator's name and date written in bottom right corner.

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