Untitled – I think it best to present myself as being kind, 

Media - 1988.19.13 - SAAM-1988.19.13_1 - 75151
Copied Jim Goldberg, Untitled--I think it best to present myself as being kind, , ca. 1977-1982, selenium toned gelatin silver print, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible by George D. Widener and Eleanor Widener Dixon, 1988.19.13, © 1977-1985, Jim Goldberg

Artwork Details

Title
Untitled – I think it best to present myself as being kind, polite and pleasant. It is so important in a civilized existence. This photograph reveals what is under the surface: power, sexuality, self-confidence. One doesn’t project this image in every situation – it can cause problems. Nan Cook, from the series Rich and Poor
Artist
Date
ca. 1977-1982
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
sheet: 1411 in. (35.628.0 cm.)
Copyright
© 1977-1985, Jim Goldberg
Credit Line
Museum purchase made possible by George D. Widener and Eleanor Widener Dixon
Mediums Description
selenium toned gelatin silver print
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait female — Cook, Nan
Object Number
1988.19.13