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James Byrd

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Artist:
Smith, Charles, 1940-
Medium:
mixed media concrete textile materials structural steel
National Origin:
American
Type:
sculpture
Date:
2001
Description:
The artist memorializes the tragic hate crime committed against Mr. James Byrd in Jasper, Texas in 1998. Byrd was chained by the ankles and dragged alive for miles from a pickup truck occupied by three white men until he was fatally decapitated.
Cite As:
The Kohler Foundation Collection, Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution, gift of the Kohler Foundation.
Accession Number:
2004.0011.0021
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