May 12, 2022



1988, printed before 1992

William Wegman

(American, 1943-)

Gelatin silver print

Image: 25.9 x 26 cm (10 3/16 x 10 1/4 in.); Paper: 35.4 x 27.8 cm (13 15/16 x 10 15/16 in.)

Gift of Tom E. Hinson and Diana S. Tittle 2022.66

Edition: edition of 7


Did you know?

In this image, is the water reflecting the dog, or the dog reflecting about the water?


William Wegman, who draws, paints, and has worked as a video and conceptual artist, is best known for his droll portraits of his pet Weimaraner. His images often contain visual puns or irrational setups that encourage viewers to take a second look. Wegman's work reminds us that what we expect to see often colors our interpretation of what is actually there.

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