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Memory Machine

Dorr Bothwell

Contemporary Art

Dorr Bothwell’s Memory Machine recalls the Surrealist roots of much postwar art. In this eerie, dreamlike landscape, the central form suggests a futuristic television set, supplier and preserver of modern memories. Dorr (or Doris) Bothwell worked and taught in the San Francisco Bay Area, another urban center that was a focus of art production in the forties and fifties.
MEDIUM Screenprint on paper
DATES 1947
DIMENSIONS 9 1/16 x 12 1/8 in. (23 x 30.8 cm)
SIGNATURE Signed, "Dorr Bothwell '47" lower right margin in graphite
COLLECTIONS Contemporary Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
EDITION Edition: 4/35
CREDIT LINE Dick S. Ramsay Fund
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