One Little Scared Negro: A Man's Hands Feel Tied (Scared of the Nurse)

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    Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio
1998
Pencil and watercolor on paper
30 x 22 inches

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With the vibrant and expressive line that characterizes Thornton Dial’s works on paper, the artist documents an experience in which he was hospitalized and given a shot.

With the vibrant and expressive line that characterizes Thornton Dial’s works on paper, the artist documents an experience in which he was hospitalized and given a shot. The event terrorized Dial and here he renders it in expressive detail.