Profile, Sound Image Made by Mahler's 6th Symphony

Sonia Landy Sheridan, American, 1925 - 2021


January 12, 1978

Sound Image: VQC powder on paper

Overall: 11 1/2 × 8 9/16 in. (29.2 × 21.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the artist



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, dated, and signed, in ink, lower center: Made by Mahler's 6 Symphany - ink part on Janaury 12, 1978 Sonia Sheridan

Course History

MUS 23, Timbre and Form, Richard Beaudoin, Spring 2019

Exhibition History

Energized Artscience, The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois, May 3-June 4, 1978.

The Art of Sonia Landy Sheridan, Owen Robertson Cheatham and Friends Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 10, 2009-January 3, 2010.

Publication History

Sonia Landy Sheridan, Patterns in the Flow, 2005, no page number; Sonia Landy Sheridan, Energized Artscience, Saint Paul: A Generative Systems Publication, 1978, p. 52; Gemma Cowan, Sonia Landy Sheridan: A Gender-ative Introduction to the Copy/Artist/Machine Dissertation, London: School of History of Art, Film and Visual Media, Birkbeck College, University of London, 2004, p. 47.

Helene E. Roberts, Ed., Visual Resources: An International Journal of Documentation, Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge of Taylor & Francis, December 2006, 427 pp., B&W ill. p. 335.

Diane Kirkpatrick, Katherine Hart, Mary Flanagan, The Art of Sonia Landy Sheridan, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, University Press of New England, 2009, ill, p. 30, p. 58, Cat. No. 84.


The artist, Hanover, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 2004.

Catalogue Raisonne

Sonia Landy Sheridan - Diane Kirkpatrick Hood Inventory List #473: profile, sound image made by Mahler's 6th Symphony playing through loudspeaker on Jan. 12. 1978 [Note: Sonia used grease on face which was then pressed on plain paper. Paper then sprinkle

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