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Eyes of Freedom
  • Ganzeer
    born 1982
    born: Giza, Egypt
  • Eyes of Freedom, 2015
  • Ganzeer's Trouble Trunk
  • Where object was made: Cairo, Egypt
  • xerography
  • Object Height/Width: 432 x 279 mm
    Object Height/Width: 17 x 11 in
  • Museum purchase: Shirley Cundiff Haines and Jordan L. Haines Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0025.13

Arabic text is diagonally printed across the center of the page. Behind the white text are eight men. Some hold weapons, some wear uniforms, and some have bandages on their heads. The text translation is: “We will never forget the battle of the Eyes of Freedom, Mohammed Mahmoud, 19 November.”