This question invites you to respond to a piece you don’t know, by an artist whose work you do know. In your response, be guided by the three principles, invoked more than once in these pages:

(i) Situate the unfamiliar image within its historical moment and its specific social milieu.

(ii) Attend closely to the way the image is constructed. Relying on your own immediate observations, take note of its principal features, begin to look for significant details; and

(iii) Where possible, draw on relevant course Readings and Lecture notes.

You already know the general situation surrounding this work, but what is singular about this new work you are examining? Does it present aspects that surprise you? Does this work make you want to revise your understanding so far, of the artist who created it.?

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