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Photograph by:
Sheila Pree Bright, American, born 1967  Search this
Subject of:
Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin, French, 1848 - 1903  Search this
Pablo Picasso, Spanish, 1881 - 1973  Search this
Frida Kahlo, Mexican, 1907 - 1954  Search this
ink on paper
H x W (Sheet): 17 × 22 in. (43.2 × 55.9 cm)
H x W (Image): 16 × 20 in. (40.6 × 50.8 cm)
inkjet prints
2006; printed 2016
A color photograph of a white-carpeted library in a home. Across the entire back wall of the room are built-in wood bookshelves with an assortment of books arranged on the shelves, as well as other objects including a small round vase at top, a mask on the second row, and a tall vase at center. Some of the books are placed outward so that the covers are visible, including book on the artists Paul Gauguin, Pablo Picasso and Frida Kahlo, a book titled "People of Peru", and a book titled "The End of Blackness." At center, in the foreground, is a low bamboo steamer chair with slat back and seat. At proper left, mostly out of frame, is a white sofa.
African American  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Art  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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© Sheila Pree Bright
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
The Suburbia Portfolio
Media Arts-Photography
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National Museum of African American History and Culture