Louise LawlerMarch 25, 1991 1991

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Artwork details

Artist
Louise Lawler (born 1947)
Title
March 25, 1991
Date 1991
MediumPhotograph, gelatin silver print on paper
Dimensionsimage: 380 x 555 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the American Fund for the Tate Gallery, courtesy of the American Acquisitions Committee 2009
Reference
P79772

Summary

March 25, 1991 is a gelatin silver print showing a corner of a gallery space in the Whitney Museum of American Art during the installation of the 1991 Whitney Biennial. In the foreground two packing crates stand on a small sculptor’s trolley. Behind them, a painting of a domestic interior by American Pop artist, Roy Lichtenstein (1923-97), is propped against the wall. A narrow strip of another painting by the same artist is visible on the right side of Lawler’s image. The gallery has a highly polished floor, generating reflections of the paintings and the crates that repeat and intensify the imagery… (read more)

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