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Linda Connor

Dots and Hands, Fourteen Window Ruin, Bluff, Utah
1987
gelatin silver print
8 x 10 in.
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Consolidated Natural Gas Company Foundation

Ancient peoples followed the striations of sandstone in making rows of painted dots and adding the imprints of their own hands to the cliff surface as if to say, “We were here.” Linda Connor’s work shows a connection between the physical world and the world of the spirit.