From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
About this objectThe parking lot of a Walgreens with a shopping cart in the extreme foreground and a car in the background. Superimposed in the sky is a courthouse of, most likely Kankakee County. The moon is in the sky most likely from the Walgreens photograph.
Medium and MaterialsGelatin silver print.
Inscription and Marksverso: [pencil] Courthouse, Rockville, Ill.verso: [pencil] 6/9verso: [pencil] Bart Parker 6/71verso: [pencil] 81:093:13
Measurements32.9 cm x 22.9 cm (image)
35.3 cm x 27.7 (sheet)
Subject and Association DescriptionBart Parker (1934-2013) initially studied literature and creative writing before switching to photography and attending the Rhode Island School of Design where he studied with Harry Callahan. Parker taught for the majority of his career at the University of Rhode Island. His work is best know for layering and sequencing of multiple images.
Subject and Association KeywordsBart Parker
Subject and Association Keywords1970s
Subject and Association KeywordsIllinois
Subject and Association KeywordsParking Lot
Subject and Association KeywordsCourthouse
Subject and Association KeywordsSuperimposed Image
Subject and Association KeywordsMoon
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop