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Media = Message: Tower of Babel, Top Floor, 1984

  • Steven Hazard, American, 1951 - 2020

Etching colored by hand on wove paper

  • Plate: 15 5/8 × 16 1/2 inches (39.7 × 41.9 cm) Sheet: 17 3/4 × 19 inches (45.1 × 48.3 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Elliott T. Slocum Fund

1996.9

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Communications
  • Hand coloring
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Wove paper
  • Skull (skeleton component)
  • Television
  • Radio towers
  • Communications satellites
  • Etching
  • Telephone
  • Crucifixion
  • Lizards

Signed, in pencil, lower right: STEVEN HAZARD

Inscribed, in pencil, lower left: MEDIA = MESSAGE; TOWER OF BABEL TOP FLOOR Inscribed, in pencil, lower center: XIX/LX

1996-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Courtesy of Steven Hazard

Steven Hazard, Media = Message: Tower of Babel, Top Floor, 1984, etching colored by hand on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Elliott T. Slocum Fund, 1996.9.