Scene design for Under the Highway in West Side Story

Maker and role
Artist: Oliver Smith, American, 1918-1994
Year
1957

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Media/materials
Watercolor and graphite on paper
Measurements
15 1/2 x 22 1/2in (39.4 x 57.2cm)
Credit line
Gift of Robert L. B. Tobin
Accession number
TL1999.314
Department
Location
Further information
Smith used exaggerated perspective and deep shadows to create a sense of foreboding for the scene in which the Jets and Sharks "rumble" with fatal consequences.
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