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Barr, David John, 1939-

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Title: In celebration: the four corners project

Date: 1985

Physical Details: 1 film reel : sd., col. ; 16 mm. ; 25 min., 18 sec.

Description: Describes the sculpture project undertaken by David Barr, an invisible tetrahedron spanning the inside of the Earth with the outer four corners just protruding from the crust of the Earth. The visible corners are located in Easter Island, South Africa, New Guinea, and Greenland. Barr chose the locations as areas untouched by Western technology and in remote areas in order to bridge diverse cultures. Also included is a cassette and transcript of a portion of the sound portion of the film, and a summary of the project by Barr.

Creator: Barr, David John, 1939-

Forms part of: In celebration [motion picture] : the four corners project by David Barr / Archives of American Art; editors, Charles F. Cirgenski and Linda Abramsky, 1985

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: David John Barr and Archives of American Art. In celebration: the four corners project, 1985. In celebration [motion picture] : the four corners project by David Barr / Archives of American Art; editors, Charles F. Cirgenski and Linda Abramsky, 1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 7848