Unknown Distances, from the series Unknown Distances/Undiscovered Islands

  • iliana emilia garcía, Unknown Distances, from the series Unknown Distances/Undiscovered Islands, 2006-2007, printed 2012, inkjet print on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible by William W. W. Parker, 2013.32.1, © 2006, iliana emilia garcía

Exhibition Label
A palpable sense of longing animates garcía’s photograph of two rustic chairs common in the Dominican Republic that are posed like star-crossed lovers on the beach. This romantic imagery becomes a vehicle to consider the ties that bind immigrants to their native countries.

Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art, 2013


Title
Unknown Distances, from the series Unknown Distances/Undiscovered Islands
Artist
Date
2006-2007, printed 2012
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
image: 30 x 38 in. (76.2 x 96.5 cm)
canvas: 32 x 40 in. (81.3 x 101.6 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase made possible by William W. W. Parker

Mediums Description
inkjet print on canvas
Classifications
Object Number
2013.32.1
Palette
Linked Open Data
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