1984 Earlie Hudnall, Jr. Born: Hattiesburg, Mississippi 1946 gelatin silver print sheet: 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the artist © 1984, Earlie Hudnall, Jr. 1994.64.1 Not currently on view
By closely focusing on the face of the woman in Just Thinking Hudnall creates an unequivocal sense that the viewer is intruding on a private moment. According to Hudnall, “The camera really does not matter; it is only a tool. What is important is the ability to transform an instance, a moment, into meaningful, expressive, and profound statements, some of which are personal, some of which have a symbolic and universal meaning.”
African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era, and Beyond, 2012
Ethnic - African-American
Figure group - female and child
State of being - mood - meditation
photography - photoprint
About Earlie Hudnall, Jr.
Born: Hattiesburg, Mississippi 1946
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