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Le rayon vert (The Green Light)


Peter Fischli, David Weiss



Institution Walker Art Center
Location Not on view.
Le rayon vert (The Green Light), Peter Fischli, David Weiss
Courtesy Walker Art Center
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Susan Rotilie  August 23, 2010

This artwork is on view in the Walker exhibition A Shot in the Dark (August 12, 2010 - January 30, 2011).

Abbie Anderson  April 27, 2013

File under STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics)

This artwork's title refers to:

  • an optical phenomena known as a "green flash" that occurs at sunset when the Earth's atmosphere functions as a prism, separating light into its constituent colors.
  • A Jules Verne novel from 1882.
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