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Closed Mondays (mini)
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Claudius, Peter; Multiplex Moving Holograms
Date made: 1976
Materials: 360° integral stereogram (Multiplex) (mini); film
Measurements: 3 1/4 in x 18 in
Miniature 360-degree rainbow-colored hologram on a long strip of holographic film, placed in a special rotating structure. As structure rotates, viewer sees a rainbow-colored movie clip showing 2 claymation sequences from the film `Closed Mondays'; left portion of the hologram shows a scientist/inventor walking in front a face-like machine/computer with large lips; right portions shows a man making silly faces; motion is somewhat jumpy and not fluid.
Bob Gardner and Will Vinton, friends of the artist, assisted with this holographic translation of part of the Academy Award-winning claymation. 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.