Solar Burn
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Solar Burn:
benzedrine, caffeine, chloral hydrate,
lsd, marijuana, mescaline

6 drawings on vellum
16" x 20" each

These drawings are taken from studies done in 1948 by the pharmacologist P.N. Witt, in which he dosed spiders with pharmaceuticals and then set them lose in picture frames to spin webs.

benzedrine caffeine chloral hydrate lsd marijuana mescaline mescaline: detail