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Flag

Flag
Title
Flag
Date 
2001
Medium 
Copper, aluminum
Dimensions 
base: 50 1/4 x 13 1/2 x 10 3/4 in. ( 127.6 x 34.3 x 27.3 cm ) flag: 47 x 67 1/2 x 6 in. ( 119.4 x 171.4 x 15.2 cm )
Description 
Large aluminum and copper flag covered with scratchings and words of New Yorkers and visitors of Union Square after the September 11th attacks.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bates Wilson
Object Number 
2003.12a
Gallery Label 
This memorial flag was originally created for and sold to a client after the September 11th attack. For the artist, the flag became a way to get involved and include others in the process of grieving. The flag was taken to Union Square Park where people scratched names, phrases, or whatever else they felt they needed to voice on the aluminum and copper skin of the piece.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group