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Title

Texaco, Salton Sea, California

1999

Artist

Michael Corridore

Australia

1962 -

  • Details

    Date
    1999
    Media category
    Photograph
    Materials used
    type C photograph
    Edition
    2/25
    Dimensions
    29.0 x 36.0 cm image; 33.0 x 40.0 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed l.r. verso, pencil "M. Corridore". Dated l.l. verso, pencil "....FEB 99".

    Credit
    Gift of Paola Incerti 2000
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    94.2000
    Copyright
    © Michael Corridore

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  • About

    Salton Sea is a decayed part of the United States - a failed development which was built to rival Palm Springs. The accidental flooding of the desert led developers to believe the area could be populated but the waters were toxic. The area had been partially built but now lies abandoned. Corridore's photographs depict the eerie and post-apocalyptic nature of the landscape: beautiful but desolate.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

    • '59', Lens Gallery, Ultimo, 14 Oct 1999–27 Nov 1999