Monday, August 31, 2009

African/American Woman


african woman bust
Originally uploaded by kjwphotography
This is a look into the past and reflection on the present. This is a bust made from the skeletal remains of a slave woman. It is featured at the Smithsonian Museum here in Washington, D.C. She is beautiful. I'll call her Ms. Abena.

8 comments:

Kofi Conde said...

She is beautiful indeed.

Leililaloo said...

Yes she is!!

Rose said...

You are right!

Lyrically speaking said...

she is indeed beautiful...how are you? did you know the blogger: Nikki? she was such a great blogger

Lyrically speaking said...

I was finally able to blog today with a tiny bit of poetry, slowly but surely I will get there Mr. Bess, thanks for the pick-me up

Nina said...

she is beautiful. she looks like someone i know. craziness. she has my eyes or vice versa.

Maxine said...

Amazing. She seems at once to be at grief and at peace. It shivers my spine to think of the life she endured.

vapid said...

Skeletal remains? Wow. She is beautiful and you gave her a beautiful name, Abena.

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