Lucas Samaras

American, born Greece (Kastoría, Greece, 1936)

Photo-Transformation, November 22, 1973

photograph | dye diffusion transfer print
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  • Photo-Transformation, November 22, 1973

    Lucas Samaras, Photo-Transformation, November 22, 1973, 1973; dye diffusion transfer print, 3 1/8 in. x 3 1/8 in. (7.94 cm x 7.94 cm); Collection SFMOMA, William L. Gerstle Collection, William L. Gerstle Fund purchase; © Lucas Samaras

3 1/8 in. x 3 1/8 in. (7.94 cm x 7.94 cm)
Acquired 1980
Collection SFMOMA
William L. Gerstle Collection, William L. Gerstle Fund purchase
© Lucas Samaras


self-portraits, artists, distortion, hands

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