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    Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio
c. 1980
Paint on cardboard
27.75 x 14.75 inches
Collection of
National Gallery of Art
Museum purchase and gift of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation

"Everyday I see in life pregnant women. I try to tell in my paintings that the pregnant woman is the birth of the earth. She represent some of the problems I see in the city. She's given birth to some of the characters around. But the way I feel about it is, they're all giving birth to angels.”