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From the 'Park City' portfolio

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Utah (made)

  • Date:

    1978-9 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Baltz, Lewis (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gelatin silver print

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lewis Baltz

  • Museum number:

    PH.286-1983

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 904, box C

  • Public access description

    This photograph is part of a large series describing the construction of Park City, a ski-resort near Salt Lake City, Utah. With an assumed scientific detachment, Baltz examines the unfinished building work and its relationship with the landscape. Shapes of the building debris often echo the distant mountain ranges while new communities seem to rise from the barest beginnings.

  • Physical description

    Black and white photographs part of a series depicting the development of the ski resort and second home development east of Salt Lake City in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah, USA

  • Dimensions

    Height: 16.2 cm image, Width: 24.1 cm image, Height: 20.2 cm sheet, Width: 25.4 cm sheet, Length: 25.4 cm sheet

  • Descriptive line

    Black and white photograph showing housing construction from the series Park City by Lewis Baltz, made in Salt Lake City, 1978-1979.

  • Labels and date

    This photograph is part of a large series describing the construction of Park City, a ski-resort near Salt Lake City, Utah. With an assumed scientific detachment, Baltz examines the unfinished building work and its relationship with the landscape. Shapes of the building debris often echo the distant mountain ranges while new communities seem to rise from the barest beginnings. [22/09/2004]

  • Collection code

    Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection