Haiti Crucifixes (Earthquake Victim and Murdered Haitian Hero)

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Haiti Crucifixes (Earthquake Victim and Murdered Haitian Hero)

Joanne Leonard

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Medium & Support
inkjet print on paper

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.  

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