Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: Feminist Art Base: Susan Bee

Sojourner's Truth

Sojourner

Susan Bee. Sojourner's Truth, 2000.

Description:
Sojourner Truth is portrayed as a staunch martyr-like figure as she is shot with arrows and bleeding. The background is an abstract setting of brushstrokes and stickers with figures of policemen and toys, and organic growth.

Medium:
Painting

Tags:
identity, slavery, mixed media, collage, politics, Sojourner Truth, blood, race, United States, resistance, collage

Images
Portrait of the Artist as a Young PigSojournerHer Candle Burns HotA GirlTree of Lost Dreams (detail)Sheds of Our WebsHow Deep is the Ocean

Location
NY, NY
USA

Contact
bernstei@bway.net

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