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Created by:
Bernard Kleina, American  Search this
Subject of:
John Pitman Weber, American, born 1942  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 6 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. (15.9 x 18.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 1/2 x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm)
Type:
inkjet prints
Place depicted:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
June 2010; printed 2012
Description:
A color photograph of a housing-themed mural on a brick wall. The mural is made to appear as two white signs surrounded by colorful geometric shapes. The top sign reads "HOUSING / IS / STILL / THE / ISSUE" and below it, in Spanish, it reads "A LA DEFENSA / LA COMUNIDAD [...]” The individual bricks of the wall are visible beneath the paint.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Multilingual communication  Search this
Photography  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bernard J. Kleina and Susan Keleher Kleina
Object number:
2013.140.30
Restrictions & Rights:
© Bernard J. Kleina
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Chicago Freedom Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5911ddcd3-2249-4a3f-b551-ccc898f5eac9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.140.30