Amina Alio Abdi and her son Mohammed, feeding center, Somali refugee camp, Mandera, Kenya

Fazal Sheikh, American, born 1965

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1993

Toned gelatin silver print

Unlimited edition

Image: 22 3/16 × 17 3/4 in. (56.4 × 45.1 cm)

Sheet: 24 × 20 in. (61 × 50.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Alvin and Mary Bert Gutman 1940 Acquisition Fund

© Fazal Sheikh

PH.2003.2

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Research Area

Photograph

Not on view

Course History

SART 30, SART 75, Photography II, III, Virginia Beahan, Spring 2013

THEA 10.1, Human Rights and Performance, Laura Edmondson, Spring 2014

THEA 10.1, COLT 34.2, Human Rights and Performance, Laura Edmondson, Fall 2014

SART 17.9, The Photographer as Activist: Making Art Inspired by the Hood Museum's Collection , Virginia Beahan, Winter 2015

SART 29, Photography 1, Virginia Beahan, Winter 2019

Exhibition History

Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 1-August 10, 2008; Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, September 10-December 10, 2008; San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, January 21-April 26, 2009.

Fazal Sheikh: A Sense of Common Ground: Excerpts, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 22-June 22, 2003.

Publication History

Barbara Thompson, Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, Seattle: University of Washington Press [Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College], 2008, p. 339, plate 119.

Published References

Sheikh, Fazal. A Camel for the Son, Human Rights Series

Provenance

The artist (agent Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, New York); sold to present collection, 2003.

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