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Ric Ocasek

1980, printed about 1988


Image: 15.6 x 10.2 cm (6 1/8 x 4 in.) Sheet: 25.1 x 20.3 cm (9 7/8 x 8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

Not On View



One of five portraits of members of the band used on the back cover of the 1980 Cars album “Panorama”.


2016, gift of the artist to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 28, 2016)

Credit Line

Gift of Paul Edward McAlpine


Reproduced with permission.