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In the Garden
In the Garden
Publisher:
Printer:
Date:
2003
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Color Aquatint Etching With Color Photography Chine Colle And Velvet
Dimensions:
Sheet: 787 x 1067 mm (31 x 42 in.)
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Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
2015.37.21
Acquisition Date:
2015-10-07
Credit Line:

Foundation purchase, Phyllis C. Wattis Fund for Major Accessions

The central image is a black and white portrait of students from Anniston, Alabama. The sea of young faces collectively confronts the viewer with a neutral gaze. The work is a grid of rectangular blocks in earth tones such as pea green, forest green and warm browns. Additionally, there are green and champagne rectangles as well as a black star, a reference to Marcus Garvey. In the background are musical stanzas from the African American National Anthem and in the background watery markings in celadon green and sepia.