1988, printed before 1992
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
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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