Born features a theme that has prevailed in Kiki Smith’s work for years—the relationship between animals, particularly wolves, and humans. This image subverts the story line of one of the world’s best-known fairy tales by imagining Little Red Riding Hood and her grandmother as born of the wolf rather than eaten by him.
Emily Winthrop Miles Fund
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Kiki Smith (American, born Germany, 1954). Born, 2002. Lithograph, 68 x 56 in. (172.7 x 142.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Emily Winthrop Miles Fund, 2003.17. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2003.17.jpg)
overall, 2003.17.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2003
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