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Inscription

on verso, signed by artist, lower right in black ink: Arthur Tress; lower left: ' and had a vision of / Sweeter year's / NY. 1981; lower center: 10/50; upper left, on gray paper: I prefer / imprisoned by his / own illusions; on gray paper, left, typed in black ink: kinko's [r symbol] / [line] copies [line] % / D/S S/S coll stpl / Paper [line] / SB VB Cover [line] / Key Op [line] / Name [line]; on gray paper, right: Special Instr/Pricing

Provenance

John V. and Laura M. Knaus, Northfield, IL; gift to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 2001; acquired by NGA, 2015.

Exhibition History
1994
Fantastic Voyage: The Photographs of Arthur Tress, United States Information Agency, Washington, DC, traveling exhibition developed and funded by the Arts America Program, 1994-1997. Venues in India, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Mongolia, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada.
2001
Arthur Tress: Fantastic Voyage, 1956–2000, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, July 7 – September 23, 2001
Bibliography
1994
Fantastic Voyage: The Photographs of Arthur Tress. Exh. cat. United States Information Agency, Washington, DC, 1994: 76, no. 59.
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