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The Path
  • Sarah Anne Johnson
    born 1976
    born: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada ; active: Canada, United States
  • The Path, 2003–2004
  • Where object was made: Canada
  • chromogenic color print
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: each sheet 35.56 x 27.94 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: each sheet 14 x 11 in
    Mat Dimensions: triptych is matted together 19 x 36 in
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2005.0062.a
Description

a) Image of a landscape in a forest. There is a blue tent in the top right quadrant. There are trees in the top half of the composition. There is green moss in the foreground.

b) Image of a girl lying on her side. Her head is in the top left quadrant. She has light brown hair pulled back from her face. Her eyes are closed. She is wearing a blue, white, and yellow striped shirt. She has a white pendant below her chin. An orange piece of fabric is in the bottom third of the image.

c) Image of a path made of wooden planks through branches. The path starts at bottom center and extends into the center of the image. It is three planks wide. There are branches and plants growing out of the ground on either side. The branches arch over the path creating a triangular space.