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Their Hearts in Our Lungs
  • Richard Basil Mock
    1944–2006
    born: Long Beach, California, United States ; died: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Their Hearts in Our Lungs, 2002
  • September 11 Cycle
  • Where object was made: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • linocut
  • Paper Type: Rives BFK
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 762 x 559 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 30 x 22 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 2002.0164.08
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Giant lungs spouting smoke, with a skyscraper (one of the World Trade Center towers) superimposed on each lung. Each skyscraper has a heart in the middle of it.