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Day Dreaming/Soñando despierta, from the portfolio Manifestaciones,

Scherezade García2010

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Smithsonian American Art Museum
Washington D.C., United States

A sleeping figure dreams of two clashing realities: New York City’s urban streets and memories of her homeland culture. The contrasts between the dark background and the lighter floating elements that represent boats, a palm tree, and plantains—a staple fruit in the Dominican Republic—suggest immigrants’ yearning for a life left behind.

Details

  • Title: Day Dreaming/Soñando despierta, from the portfolio Manifestaciones,
  • Creator: Dominican York Proyecto GRAFICA, Scherezade García
  • Date Created: 2010
  • Credit Line: Dominican York Proyecto GRAFICA, Scherezade García, "Day Dreaming/Soñando despierta, from the portfolio Manifestaciones," 2010, inkjet and screenprint on paper, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible by the R.P. Whitty Company and the Cooperating Committee on Architecture, 2013.28.3.6, © 2010, Dominican York Proyecto GRAFICA
  • Medium: inkjet and screenprint on paper,

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