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Graciela Sacco's Heliographic image on a "found" suitcase. This a unique work from a series titled "El Emigrante", and is in fine condition. The artist refers to her method as heliography. She investigates the reflection of light on different structures and surfaces. Her work uses different photosensitive processes, allowing her to materialize concepts in unique ways.
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The Museum of Fine Art Of Houston MFAH, Houston
The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York
Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale
University Gallery, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware
The Microsoft Art Collection, Redmond, Washington
The Progressive Corporation, Mayfield Village, Ohio
University of Essex, Colchester, England
Museo de Arte Moderno (MAM), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Museo de Bellas Artes, Rosario, Argentina
Fundacion Banco Patricios, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Publication: "Sombras del Sur y del Norte ", "Shadows from the south and the north" Catalogue edited by the Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires Escrituras Solares, la heliografía en el campo artístico Sun writtings, heliography in the artistic field 2004
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Definition Key
Image The central image area, composition, or focal point; the area inside the margins/plate marks.
Margin Areas bordering the central image, outside the plate marks, or the perimeter area.
Edge The farthest edge of the object.
Verso The reverse/back of the object.

Minor An existing condition which generally does not involve risk of loss.
Moderate Noticeable damage, increasing in severity and/or size; should be monitored or corrected by a conservator.
Major Distinct, recognizable damage; the stability of the work is questionable and risk is a factor. Requires the attention of a conservator.
Extreme Advanced and severe damage; work is insecure and at great risk.

  • Direct form artist, private collection in Texas
  • Pickup Location: Texas, USA
  • Shipping Dimensions: 15 x 23 x 6 in. (38.1 x 58.42 x 15.24 cm.)
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