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The Anacostia Community Museum’s indoor gallery will be closed Sept. 18 through Oct. 31 as we bring our next exhibition to life. Even though our gallery is closed, join us at any of the dynamic upcoming events planned over the next 6 weeks. More information about our events is available at: anacostia.si.edu/events. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Grandma

Object Details

Artist
Charles Smith
Date
1999
Medium
concrete wire mixed media
Dimensions
67 x 32 x 13 in. (170.2 x 81.3 x 33 cm)
Cite As
The Kohler Foundation Collection, Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution, gift of the Kohler Foundation.
Caption
A statement from the artist: "This is part of the Sankofa series that discusses the wisdom of the female structure in God, self, family, community and society. The Sankofa proverb states that 'you can't go forward until you look back."
Accession Number
2004.0011.0001
Type
sculpture
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Data Source
Anacostia Community Museum
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dl894e58454-3076-4934-a012-0408d2ce8814
Record ID
acm_2004.0011.0001
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