(American, b. 1992)
Image: 49.5 x 33 cm (19 1/2 x 13 in.); Paper: 54.4 x 37.5 cm (21 7/16 x 14 3/4 in.)
L. E. Holden Fund 2020.279
Edition: Edition 3/6
D’Angelo Lovell Williams knew he was gay at age four or five.
D’Angelo Lovell Williams here explores intersections of blackness, queerness, and family. The artist sits beneath a photograph of his mother as a young woman. One hand points toward his groin. Lovell Williams remained closeted while growing up because he believed neither his family nor his community in Jackson, Mississippi, would accept a gay man. Some members of his family still believe that homosexuality is a sin.
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