#1960Now Portfolio (B): Untitled

Photograph by
Bright, Sheila Pree, American, born 1967
Subject of
Slay, Francis G., American, born 1955
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Child or Children
Date
2015
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 12 × 12 in. (30.5 × 30.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 16 1/2 × 13 in. (41.9 × 33 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph taken at a Black Lives Matter rally in Ferguson, Missouri. A group of people are standing around a ceremonial white coffin with a wreath of flowers laid on top. A child stands behind the coffin, and behind the child, a man is holding a sign with pictures of men including St. Louis Mayor Francis G. Slay and the slogan "Standing up for St. Louis" (partially obscured). Behind the central figures, more people are standing, holding placards and signs. A tall building is visible in the background.
Place captured
Ferguson, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Portfolio/Series
#1960Now Portfolio (B)
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Black Lives Matter
Type
inkjet prints
Topic
Activism
Children
Civil rights
Justice
Photography
Race relations
U.S. History, 2001-
Urban life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sheila Pree Bright
Object number
2016.44.13
Restrictions & Rights
© Sheila Pree Bright
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ca5d2982-59fe-47bf-83b4-a42555effe6e
2 image(s)