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Title
Thoreau's Plank
Creator
Avalos, David, Artist
Contributor
Avalos, David, Artist
Date Created and/or Issued
January 1989
1989-01-01
1989-01-31
Publication Information
California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives, Dept of Special Collections, Donald Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9010, cema@library.ucsb.edu, (805) 893-8563, URL: http://cemaweb.library.ucsb.edu/cema_index.html
Contributing Institution
UC Santa Barbara, Library, Department of Special Research Collections
Collection
Centro Cultural de la Raza archives
Rights Information
Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
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California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives, Dept of Special Collections, Donald Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9010; cema@library.ucsb.edu (805) 893-8563
Description
From the All Time is Simultaneous Exhibition at MARS ( Movimiento Artístico del Río Salado) Art Space(1989), Phoenix, AZ. A rectangular plank of wood with a world globe inserted in its center is suspended from the ceiling. The piece is tilted and hangs diagonally. The text underneath the plank contains a quote from Henry David Thoreau: "If I have unjustly wrested a plank from a drowning man, I must restore it to him though I drown myself." Refers to the U.S. occupation of Mexican territory.
Cat.1 031(3)
The artist of any work retains all rights to that work. Copyright has not been assigned to the Regents of the University of California. The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement. No further reproduction is permitted without prior written permission by the artist or copyright holder. Any requests for permission to reproduce this piece must be directed to: Centro Cultural de la Raza 2125 Park Blvd. San Diego, CA 92101, 619-235-6135, 619-595-0034 fax, E-mail:centro@centroraza.com. Web: http://www.centroraza.com/
Type
image
Form/Genre
35mm slide
Assemblage (art)
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/hb4580087h
CEMA 12
Language
English
Subject
Chicano art
Chicanos
Mexican American art
Mexican Americans
Sculpture
Art and morals
Globes
Installations (Art)
Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862
Place
Phoenix (Ariz.)

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