sacrifice

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iona rozeal brown (American, b. 1966)
sacrifice, 2007
Acrylic and paper on framed panel
52 × 38 in. (132.08 × 96.52 cm)
Purchase, with funds from African American Art Alliance and Contemporary Art Society M2007.60
Photo credit: John R. Glembin
© iona rozeal brown
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Using cues from traditinoal ukiyo-e woodblock prints, Brown paints images with references to history while embedding them with her own African American identity and contemporary references. The text on the canvas reads: "Although the shoes seemed to fit in the store, in reality they were too small, but they sure looked good on."

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