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Maker(s):Muniz, Vik
Culture:Brazilian, born 1961
Title:Angelica (Aftermath Series), Edition 3/10
Date Made:1998
Materials:Cibachrome print
Measurements:Frame: 72 ft x 50 1/8 ft x 1 7/8 ft; 21.9 m x 15.3 m x .6 m
Accession Number:  AC 2003.69
Credit Line:Gift of Steven M. Jacobson (Class of 1953)
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

Label Text:
For the Aftermath series, Muniz invited Brazilian street children to pose as figures they selected from art books. He translated the resulting photographs into drawings using street sweepings from the Rio Carnival. The image we see is a photograph of that intermediary work, a portrait of a vulnerable child, formed from the exquisite, glittering refuse of dust, sequins, and confetti.
EEB, 2008

boys; children; cities; figures; portraits

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