Celmins began experimenting with double-image prints following such double-image drawings as 'Untitled (Desert-Galaxy)' (1974), also in the ARTIST ROOMS collection. Celmins combined images from photographs she had collected which were particularly significant to her. The 'Concentric Bearings' prints form an important series which Celmins produced with the Gemini G. E. L. print workshop in Los Angeles. The series explores different images of 'turning space'. 'Concentric Bearings C' contains an image of a falling plane placed between Celmins's images of stars turning in the night sky. The image of the plane was particularly poignant for Celmins who spent her childhood in Latvia and Germany in the late 1930s and 1940s.