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Lord, How Long?

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Artist:
Smith, Charles, 1940-
Medium:
mixed media concrete
National Origin:
American
Type:
sculpture
Date:
1993
Description:
This cement and found object sculpture depicts the torso of a young person praying at an altar. Smith remarks, "The prayer was, and is, an acknowledgement to God of the destruction and shame with the African Americans
community: gangs, drugs, AIDS, and family deterioration." Lord, how long? was featured in an exhibit catalog entitled Straight at the Heart that was published by Beloit College in Wisconsin in 1995.
Cite As:
The Kohler Foundation Collection, Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution, gift of the Kohler Foundation.
Accession Number:
2004.0011.0008
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum

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