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Perpetual Notion

Major collection: Holography
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Schweitzer, Dan
Date made: 1979
Materials: white light transmission; glass
Measurements: 13 in x 9 in
Nomenclature: fine art
Classification: holograms

Large thick piece of clear glass to which is adhered a small oval piece of glass; within the oval glass is an image that is divided in 2 by a horizontal line, creating 2 fields; in bottom rainbow-colored field is a dark silhouette of a man; a faint shadow of the same man is visible in the background; in the background, spread over both fields are 2 larger rainbow-colored silhouettes of a man; 2 holes in top of rectangular glass allow piece to be hung; title, creator's signature and year are etched into bottom of rectangular glass.

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