Artist Gordon Newton, American, 1948 - 2019
  • Untitled (The Second Dream of Tension Wires)
Date between 1979 and 1990
Medium blue ballpoint pen on lined white writing paper
Dimensions Sheet: 11 × 8 1/2 inches (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of James Pearson Duffy
Accession Number 1999.871
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in blue ballpoint pen, interspersed among the sketches from top to bottom of sheet: the second dream of the high tension wire | Even dream tract | Even Dream tract | Even Dream tract | PLUMB SIEZURE | Even dream territory | EXIT dream | exit channel dream | wind | source through reduction | even dream push | even dream push | time neurosis [underlined] = Western ? | this is too serious to be taken seriously! | [li?]fted [illegible]ts against the enemy.
James Pearson Duffy (Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA);
1999-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)