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Scarpitta, Salvatore, 1919-2007

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Title: Racers tatoo

Date: 1985

Physical Details: 1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. ; 2 min., 27 sec.

Description: Collaborative video art project of Joan Bankemper and Salvatore Scarpitta. Video includes footage of racecars on a track, with narration by Scarpitta, who reads a poem. On tape with "Potato Masher" and "Sal Is Racer."

Creator: Scarpitta, Salvatore, 1919-2007

Forms part of: Salvatore Scarpitta papers, 1934-2011

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Salvatore Scarpitta and Joan Bankemper. Racers tatoo, 1985. Salvatore Scarpitta papers, 1934-2011. 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: 19350