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Dog Dancers in the Summer of Love
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Multiplex Moving Holograms; Claudius, Peter
Date made: 1978
Materials: 360° integral stereogram (Multiplex); film
Measurements: 9 1/2 in x 50 in
Three sheets of film adhered together with clear tape to form one continuous image (each sheet is a 120° hologram); film is placed in a special rotating structure. As structure rotates, viewer sees a nude man and woman painted head to toe in a snakeskin-like pattern; man is on the left and shown from behind, crouched behind the woman, who is on all fours with her left arm stretched out; man is equipped with a exaggerated phallus; as the structure rotates, the man thrusts his hips back and forth; the entire scene also rotates so that the couple turns around 360°; rainbow-colored image.
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