Mama's Always Watching

Mama's Always Watching


D'Angelo Lovell Williams

(American, b. 1992)

Pigment print

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


Did you know?

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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Type of artwork: 
Pigment print
Credit line: 
L. E. Holden Fund

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