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Wintering Goldfish
OAC IdentifierFIN: 89-9
TitleWintering Goldfish
Artwork DescriptionInternal dye, diffusion process (Polaroid SX-70) prints mounted as five vertical pairs with poem written in pencil on the mat. Text: Wintering goldfish breathe slowly below tiny frozen spheres of icy air while overhead/ basalt bridges that also swam red once through the deep pool of the earth now have cooled into the sky as bones of trees flesh of sun/ nerves of light (Finne, 1989).
Description on ObjectRon Paul Finne; Wintering Goldfish; copyright 1989; collage of internal dye (Polaroid SX70) prints;
Notes'Wintering Goldfish' is the first in a new series of works using text with images to explore 3 dimensional structure and the passage of time in the natural world. (Information provided by OAC documentation.)

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Artist StatementText and image used to explore three dimensional structure and the passage of time in the natural world (Finne, 1989).
LC SubjectPhotography
Calligraphers' marks
AAT Subjectart photography
color photography
nature photography
internal dye diffusion transfer process
CreatorFinne, Ron Paul
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Artwork Creation Date1989
Award Date(s)1989
Artwork Measurements13 x 28 inches
Materials/Techniquepolaroid SX-70 prints, text in pencil
Source Formatslide
Artwork SiteEugene Oregon. University of Oregon. Science Complex (multiple facilities)
LocationCascade Hall, second level stairway niche
Site AddressCascade Hall, 1260 Franklin Blvd., Eugene Oregon
CountyLane County, Oregon
Image Processing HistoryMaster tiff image captured at 4000 pixels across the long edge using SilverFast AI 6.0 software. Digital images in tiff format are archived and saved. Adobe Photoshop CS2 used to reorient and crop image, set and neutralize shadow and highlight points, adjust levels, contrast and sharpen as needed. Second production tiff saved. Color profile converted from Adobe RGB (1998) to sRGB IEC61966-2.1, resolution revised to 125 pixels, resize longer dimension to 875 pixels; save display jpeg at quality level 6.
RightsCopyright is retained by the artist or author. All rights reserved.
ContributorsUniversity of Oregon Libraries; Oregon Arts Commission
PublisherUniversity of Oregon Libraries
Digital Collection TitleUniversity of Oregon. Libraries. Oregon Public Percent for Art Digital Collection.
Contributing InstitutionContributing Institution
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