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How Do You Get a Nigger Out of a Tree?

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

1987

Artist:

Carrie Mae Weems
American, born 1953

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Contemporary Art

Artist

Carrie Mae Weems

Title

How Do You Get a Nigger Out of a Tree?

Place

United States (Object made in)

Date

Made 1987

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Dimensions

49.9 × 41 cm (19 5/8 × 16 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Reference Number

2014.1057

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