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Magenta Colored Girl
  • Carrie Mae Weems
    born 1953
    born: Portland, Oregon, United States
  • Magenta Colored Girl, 1989
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print, toning
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 425 x 1260 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 3/4 x 49 5/8 in
    Frame Dimensions: 17 x 49 3/4 x 1 1/2 in
    Weight: 14 lbs
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1993.0031
Label Text

Image of African American girl, repeated three times. The girl is wearing a headband and looking down. (From left to right) Under the first image is the word "MAGENTA." Under the second image is the word, "COLORED." Under the third image is the word, "GIRL."