January 20, 2009

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    Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio
Pencil, pastel, and coffee on paper
44.25 x 30.625 inches
Collection of
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gift of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation

In January 20, 2009, Dial reconvenes an assortment of his earlier animal symbols, scaling up the side of a mountain, to celebrate Barack Obama's inauguration as the first Black president of the United States.