Haiti Crucifixes (Earthquake Victim and Murdered Haitian Hero)

Accession Number
2016/2.146

Title
Haiti Crucifixes (Earthquake Victim and Murdered Haitian Hero)

Artist(s)
Joanne Leonard

Object Creation Date
2010

Medium & Support
inkjet print on paper

Dimensions
24 in x 36 3/4 in (60.96 cm x 93.35 cm);21 in x 31 in (53.34 cm x 78.74 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of the artist

Subject matter
The text accompanying the image reads: January 15, 2010, news photo: "A body in Port au Prince, Haiti, covered in dust from a collapsed building," Damon Winter, New York Times. Book reproduction: 'Crucifixion de Charlemagne Péralte Pour La Liberté,' Philom Obin painting, 1948 in 'Peintures Haïtiennes' by Warren E. Leon (Delroisse, 1978).

Physical Description
Image of a book lying open to a page featuring a painting of the crucified Christ. A newsclipping featuring a photo of an ash-covered body of a man lies on the book across the open page.  

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Primary Object Type
color

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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