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Published Date:
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 13:00:10 +0000
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camels
desert
Edward Bawden The Curwen Press
geometric
linoleum block
lithography
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<img width="640" height="840" src="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Sahara-700x919.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="Image shows a stylized camel caravan crossing the desert. Please scroll down for a discussion of this image." style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset="https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Sahara-700x919.jpg 700w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Sahara-229x300.jpg 229w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Sahara-170x223.jpg 170w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Sahara.jpg 780w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" data-attachment-id="29281" data-permalink="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/2018/04/11/rivers-in-the-desert/sahara/" data-orig-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Sahara.jpg" data-orig-size="780,1024" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;0&quot;}" data-image-title="Sahara" data-image-description="" data-medium-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Sahara-229x300.jpg" data-large-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Sahara-700x919.jpg" />Dunes flow over one another in waves as caravans of people and camels navigate the treacherous terrain of the Sahara. The oscillating lines that the figures stand on are reminiscent of a winding river or the ocean surf. While this composition is relatively simple, its whimsical elements, such as the faces of the camels and...
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