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Untitled (I Had Never Seen Anything Like It)


Larry Johnson



Institution Walker Art Center
Location Not on view.
Untitled (I Had Never Seen Anything Like It), Larry Johnson
Courtesy Walker Art Center
Larry Johnson, Untitled (I Had Never Seen Anything Like It) (1988)
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Medium: Photographs | color coupler print
Size: framed 45.75 x 90.75 inches
Culture: American
Inscriptions: not signed on front; not inscribed on front
Physical Description: Orange background with text printed in red and shades of light blue. Text reads: "On one occassion when I was walking Sunset Boulevard, an absolutely beautiful muted green car pulled up beside me. I had never seen anything like it before, but I learned it was a Jaguar XKE, and I recognized the young man who was driving it. For purposes of our story, we will call him Quint Vantage, since he is a well-known and highly successful actor whose success is largely dependent upon his air of machismo. "How far you going?" He called out. I took one look at him and answered, "All the way."
Credit: Collection Walker Art Center; T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 1996
Accession Number: 1996.175
Rights: Copyright retained by the artist
Artist: Larry Johnson, American, b. 1959
Role: Artist
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American, b. 1959
Added to Site: March 1, 2009