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Space Graffiti: "Whipped Cream"
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Stephens, Anait
Date made: 1974
Materials: 360° integral stereogram (Multiplex); film
Measurements: 9 1/2 in x 53 in
Nomenclature: fine art
Three sheets of film adhered together with clear tape to form one continuous image (each sheet is a 120-degree hologram); film is placed in a special rotating structure. As structure rotates, viewer sees artist/holographer Anait Stephens kneeling on a round platform that is surrounded by clear plexiglas; as structure rotates, she uses a can of whipped cream to spray the words `whipped cream' in handwriting on the plexiglas; by the time the structure completes one revolution, she has finished the words; rainbow-colored image.
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