1960Now Portfolio (A): Untitled

Photograph by
Bright, Sheila Pree, American, born 1967
Subject of
Gray, Freddie, American, 1990 - 2015
Scott, Walter, American, 1965 - 2015
Garner, Eric, 1970 - 2014
Brown, Michael Jr., 1996 - 2014
Akai Gurley, 1986 - 2014
Martin, Trayvon, American, 1995 - 2012
Graham, Ramarley, American, died 2012
Unidentified
Date
2015
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 16 3/8 × 13 1/8 in. (41.6 × 33.3 cm)
H x W (Image): 12 × 12 in. (30.5 × 30.5 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph taken at a Black Lives Matter rally in Baltimore, Maryland. A group of people stand in a crowd, facing away from the camera, holding signs. The signs read, at left: "BLACK LIVES / MATTER [illegible], center left: "BLACK / LIVES / MATTER", at center right: a partially blocked sign listing names including Freddie Gray, Walter Scott, Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Akai Gurley, Trayvon Martin, Ramarley Graham, and others, and at right: "TUESDAY / APRIL 14 / #ShutDownA14 / STOP / MURDER BY POLICE" with rows of pictures of men and women below the text.
Place captured
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Portfolio/Series
1960Now Portfolio (A)
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Black Lives Matter
Type
inkjet prints
Topic
Activism
Civil rights
Photography
Police brutality
Race relations
U.S. History, 2001-
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2016.55.18
Restrictions & Rights
© Sheila Pree Bright
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57d91b328-73f9-475d-be4f-961896bc83ed
2 image(s)