Grabbing, Snatching, Blink and You Be Gone, 1993

  • Carrie Mae Weems, American, born 1953

Gelatin silver prints and silkscreen on panel

  • Installed: 20 15/16 inches × 63 inches × 1 5/8 inches (53.2 × 160 × 4.1 cm)
  • 20 15/16 × 20 7/8 × 1 1/2 inches (53.2 × 53 × 3.8 cm)

Founders society Purchase, Coville Photographic Fund

1999.73

Department

African American Art

  • Slavery
  • Screen processes
  • Gelatin silver process
  • Photographic gelatin
  • Panel (wood)
  • Text
  • Slave quarters
  • Gelatin silver prints
  • Triptych
  • Gorée
  • Gorée

1999-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Courtesy of Jack Shainman Gallery Contact: Jack Shainman Gallery 513 West 20th St., New York, NY 10011 Phone: 212-645-1701, Fax: 212-645-8316 Website: www.jackshainman.com, Email: info@jackxhainman.com

Carrie Mae Weems, Grabbing, Snatching, Blink and You Be Gone, 1993, gelatin silver prints and silkscreen on panel. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders society Purchase, Coville Photographic Fund, 1999.73.