The Screams (Munch and Civil Rights)

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The Screams (Munch and Civil Rights)

Joanne Leonard

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Medium & Support
inkjet print on paper

24 in x 36 in (60.96 cm x 91.44 cm);21 in x 31 in (53.34 cm x 78.74 cm)

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Gift of the artist

Subject matter
The text accompanying the image reads: May 4, 2012, news photo: Edwards Munch's the Scream at Auction (sold for $120 million, buyer, Leon Black, New York Financier), Carl Court,Agence  France-Presse, Getty Images. Book Reproduction: Atlanta, George, 1963/64, Danny Lyon for Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), "Eyes of the Nation: A Visual history of the United States," Vincent Virga and curators, Library of Congress, Portland House, 1997.

Physical Description
Image of a book lying open to a page featuring a photo of a person being restrained by another person in riot gear. A newsclipping featuring Munch's Scream lies on the book across the open page.  

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