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HP 2000

Major collection: Holography
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Wesley, Ed
Date made: 1986
Materials: white light transmission hologram; film
Measurements: 12 in x 14 in x 1/2 in
Nomenclature: fine art
Classification: holograms

Five-sided geometric shape made of 3 triangular pieces of transparent holographic film; each triangular piece is bordered on all sides by thin, narrow pieces of black paper; the film gives off rainbow-colored diffraction gratting patterns when backlit; the largest, middle triangle produces a cloud-like pattern that appears to move and shimmer as viewer moves; the smaller pieces to the right and left produce small sparkly patterns; the transparent pieces of film are set within and sandwiched between 2 pieces of opaque plastic; 5 small screws, one in each corner and one in the center of the work, hold the 2 thick pieces of plastic together; title, date, creator's initials and edition numer (1/2) are written at the bottom of the work.

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