#3. Photograph
http://americanart.si.edu/images/1983/1983.63.361_1b.jpg
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Untitled (Women and City Theme)
Robert D'Alessandro
megatone offset
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
1983.63.361

I connected this piece of art to Langston Hughes's "I, Too"

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/archive/poem.html?id=177020

I, Too

by Langston Hughes

I, too, sing America.
I am the darker brother.
They send me to eat in the kitchen
When company comes,
But I laugh,
And eat well,
And grow strong.

Tomorrow,
I’ll be at the table
When company comes.
Nobody’ll dare
Say to me,
“Eat in the kitchen,”
Then.

Besides,
They’ll see how beautiful I am
And be ashamed—
I, too, am America.



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