Gelatin silver print
Image: 39.3 x 29.3 cm (15 1/2 x 11 9/16 in.); Mounted: 41.2 x 31.2 cm (16 1/4 x 12 5/16 in.)
Gift of David Raymond 2008.173
© 2013 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Vision and its opposite, blindness, were important themes for 20th-century avant-garde artists,especially the Surrealists. Maar’s image demonstrates social concern for those reduced to begging to survive, but she also appreciated the irony and oddity of photographing someone who could not see.
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