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Self Portrait (March 10 am)

LaToya Ruby Frazier


In Self-Portrait (March 10 a.m.) I continued to document my lupus attacks. Any time I am having a lupus attack and feel up to making a portrait, I document the moment. On this occasion I had just returned from clearing out my grandmother’s apartment in Braddock after her death. I only kept a few articles of her clothing. In this portrait I am wearing her pajama pants, and a bed sheet is duct-taped to the bedroom wall.

—LaToya Ruby Frazier

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MEDIUM Gelatin silver photograph
DATES 2009
DIMENSIONS sheet: 19 1/2 x 15 in. (49.5 x 38.1 cm) frame: 28 5/8 x 24 5/8 x 1 1/2 in. (72.7 x 62.5 x 3.8 cm) mount: 28 x 24 in. (71.1 x 61 cm)  (show scale)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
EDITION Edition: 7/8
CREDIT LINE Emily Winthrop Miles Fund
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CAPTION LaToya Ruby Frazier (American, born 1982). Self Portrait (March 10 am), 2009. Gelatin silver photograph , sheet: 19 1/2 x 15 in. (49.5 x 38.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Emily Winthrop Miles Fund, 2011.63.4. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Image courtesy of the artist, CUR.2011.63.4_artist_photograph.jpg)
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