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gelatin silver print
- Dimensions (H x W x D)
image: 13 1/2 in x 10 3/8 in; sheet: 13 1/2 in x 10 3/8 in
- Inscriptions & Markings
title: Design, graphite, lower left
signature: Minor White, graphite, lower right
- Collection Area
Photography; Northwest Art
- Object Type
- Credit Line
Courtesy of the Fine Arts Collection, U.S. General Services Administration. New Deal Art Project
- Accession Number
White's title for this photograph—Design—foreshadows his later abstract work. Rather than create a descriptive image of machinery and metal, the artist moves close to his subject to explore the shapes, highlights, and shadows.
2012 70 Years/70 Photographs Portland Art Museum
2017 In the Beginning: Minor White's Oregon Photographs, Phase 1 Portland Art Museum