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Creator Name: Vargas, Kathy
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: born 1950
Creator Name-CRT: Kathy Vargas
Title: Missing #3
Title Type: Title
View: Full View
Edition: 1/10
Creation Start Date: 1992
Creation End Date: 1992
Creation Date: 1992
Object Type: Photographs
Materials and Techniques: six hand-colored gelatin silver prints on paper
Dimensions: sheet and image: 24 x 20 in. (61.0 x 50.8 cm.)
Inscriptions: a: back center in pencil: Missing #3 1/10/Kathy Vargas 1992a: lower left to centerleft in colored pencil: I used to dream by death. They were two separate dreams. (writtensideways)a: back upper center in pencil: TOP/Missing #3-left top/(diagram)b: centerleft to upper left in colored pencil: I used to dream I was a bird. (written sideways)c:back center in pencil: Kathy Vargas/1992/'92c: lower left to center left in coloredpencil: into a recognizable self-portrait (written sideways)c: back upper center inpencil: TOP/Missing #3-center top/(diagram)d: center left to upper left in coloredpencil: At some point the two dreams merged (written sideways)d: back upper center inpencil: TOP/Missing#3-center bottom/(diagram)e: back upper center in pencil: TOP/Missing#3-right top/(diagram)f: back upper center in pencil: TOP/Missing #3-rightbottom/(diagram)a-d: inscribed across these panels and recorded separately above: I usedto dream I was a bird. I used to dream my death. They were two separate dreams. At somepoint the two dreams merged into a recognizable self-portrait.
AMICA Contributor: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Owner Location: Washington, DC, USA
ID Number: 1998.20A-F
Credit Line: Museum purchase made possible by the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation
Copyright: Smithsonian American Art Museum, (c) 1992, Kathy Vargas
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Courtesy of Smithsonian American Art Museum

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