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Images of Ruth Thorne-Thomsen, Plane Crash
Ruth Thorne-Thomsen, American, b. 1943
Gelatin silver print
Panel: 45 5/8 × 36 ¼ in. (115.6 × 92.7 cm.)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, MCA purchase, 1980.18
Photo: Nathan Keay
© MCA Chicago
A black-and-white photo of the Chicago skyline from the north shore of Lake Michigan is overlaid ...
A black-and-white photo of the Chicago skyline from the north shore of Lake Michigan is overlaid with rectangular color image fragments of the same view. The color images add and subtract people from the lakefront view.