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Fifty Miles and Counting, 2014 (Original photo 1965)

20 × 30 in
50.8 × 76.2 cm
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“I am interested in the ways that popular imagery informs how people perceive themselves and others …

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“I am interested in the ways that popular imagery informs how people perceive themselves and others around the world,” states Hank Willis Thomas, who explores identity, history, race, and class in his photographic work.

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Hank Willis Thomas
American, b. 1976
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Conceptual artist Hank Willis Thomas uses photography to explore issues of identity, history, race, …

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Conceptual artist Hank Willis Thomas uses photography to explore issues of identity, history, race, and class. Inspired by the works of Carrie Mae Weems, Lorna Simpson, and his mother, photographer Deborah Willis, he employs language and familiar imagery to address issues that are often overlooked in our pop …

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“I am interested in the ways that popular imagery informs how people perceive themselves and others …

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“I am interested in the ways that popular imagery informs how people perceive themselves and others around the world,” states Hank Willis Thomas, who explores identity, history, race, and class in his photographic work.

Aperture Foundation Benefit Auction
Image rights
Courtesy the artist and Tracy Martin (daughter of original photographer, Spider Martin)
Hank Willis Thomas
American, b. 1976
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Conceptual artist Hank Willis Thomas uses photography to explore issues of identity, history, race, …

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Conceptual artist Hank Willis Thomas uses photography to explore issues of identity, history, race, and class. Inspired by the works of Carrie Mae Weems, Lorna Simpson, and his mother, photographer Deborah Willis, he employs language and familiar imagery to address issues that are often overlooked in our pop …

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Fifty Miles and Counting, 2014 (Original photo 1965)

20 × 30 in
50.8 × 76.2 cm
Bidding closed
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