Kathy Prendergast Lost 1999

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Lost
Date 1999
Medium Digital print on paper
Dimensions Support: 855 x 1800 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 2000
Reference
P78411
Not on display

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Prendergast omits all place names from this map of North America, except for those which include the word 'lost'. She parodies conventional ideas about maps and their use as a means of orientation. By removing familiar names she transforms the physical terrain into a zone of the imagination.

November 2000

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