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Slover Compass, from Tahualtapa Project, 1983-88

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Slover Compass, from Tahualtapa Project, 1983-88


Lewis deSoto

American, born 1954

Color photograph and map
20 x 20 in. (50.8 x 50.8 cm)
Gift of the artist
Not currently on view


Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, “Photographic Memory”, September 22 – November 13, 1988.
San Francisco, California, "Points of Entry: Tracing Cultures", Ansel Adams Center for Photography, 9/13-11/5/95; Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego; Center for creative Photography, Tuscon, and possible add'l. venues, through 7/98.

Stockholm, Sweden, Fotografiska Museet, Moderna Museet, August 28 - October 10, 1993. (06/18/1993 - 10/17/1993)
Published ReferencesMontiel, Anya. “Reclaiming the Landscape: The art of Lewis deSoto” in National Museum of the American Indian Magazine, Fall. Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 2012. Pp.24-31. Partially illustrated.

Lippard, Lucy R. Undermining: A Wild Ride Through Land Use, Politics, and Art in the Changing West. New York: The New Press, 2014. P. 52-3.

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