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Conjugal Series: Tango

Major collection: Holography
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Benyon, Margaret
Date made: 1983
Materials: reflection hologram; glass
Measurements: 8 in x 10 in
Nomenclature: fine art
Classification: holograms

Male and female hands are clenched together in a grim dance. The theme of the Conjugal Series is marriage in the wider sense, with both positive and negative aspects. Images of nurturing, feeding, dancing, playing can also be interpreted as smothering, wasting, struggling, constraining.

Photo copyright M. Benyon. 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.