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This installation is composed of a group of gelatin silver prints that are hung on the wall with sixty-four light bulbs strung throughout, a web of hanging electric cables connecting them.  In the center hang three larger photos of young people's faces. Above each and below the center image are smaller versions of similar portrait photographs. Four of these smaller photos are also arranged in the line of the large photographs, one on each end, and two separating the larger pictures.  
Christian Boltanski (French (culture or style))
Monument to the Lycée Chases
1989
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund and anonymous individual benefactors
2006/1.154
LED display running time approximately 25 minutes with looping text of approximately 170 truisms in red text.
Jenny Holzer
Selections from Truisms
1983
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund and anonymous individual benefactors
2006/1.151
A fallen man in the red coat of the 18th c. British military officer lies face down in a landscape. To the left, holding his hand, is a grieving widow and infant son. Behind the grouping is a landscape that opens off to the left with the reddish glow of continued combat. Behind the figures, a drapery has been set in the trees to frame the grouping and separate it from the distant landscape behind them.
Joseph Wright of Derby (British (modern))
The Dead Soldier
1789
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund and anonymous individual benefactors
2006/1.156
A horizontal lighbox enclosed by a wide, black molded frame in which Kara Walker's signature silhouettes are encased in linen and lit from behind. Silhouettes represent four figures: a man and child at viewer's left, two women at right.
Kara Walker (American (North American))
Untitled
1996 – 1997
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund and anonymous individual benefactors
2006/1.152
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