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I See Myself in You

I See Myself in You
Exposition, Brooklyn Museum, New York, USA
08.26.2016 - 02.26.2017

I See Myself in You
Brooklyn Museum, New York, USA

With two works by Omar Victor Diop of the Diaspora Series acquired by the museum :
- El Moro, 2014
- Frédérick Douglass, 2015

The human body has occupied a significant place in the imaginations of artists, from our earliest ancestors to today. Central to how we understand and locate ourselves both individually and collectively, the body is a site of commonality and of conflict, of belonging and of difference.

The works on view in I See Myself in You: Selections from the Collection show real and imagined bodies, sometimes in fragments and sometimes whole, and sometimes just the elusive trace of a human presence.