Was Blind But Now I See (Granny)

Was Blind But Now I See (Granny)

2019

D'Angelo Lovell Williams

(American, b. 1992)

Pigment print

Image: 50.8 x 76.4 cm (20 x 30 1/16 in.); Paper: 55.6 x 81.3 cm (21 7/8 x 32 in.)

L. E. Holden Fund 2020.282

Edition: Edition of 8 +2 APs

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Did you know?

D’Angelo Lovell Williams says that his pictures “are the questions, not the answers to them.”

Description

The artist’s grandmother was resuscitated after 10 minutes in cardiac arrest but was suddenly blind and could neither talk nor walk. Over 12 years she regained those abilities. The experience led her to be spiritually reborn. The gesture of her hand over the artist’s face in the image suggests being able to share something that has been seen or lived by someone else.

See also
Department: 
Photography
Type of artwork: 
Photograph
Medium: 
Pigment print
Credit line: 
L. E. Holden Fund

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