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The Artist Project: LaToya Ruby Frazier

Sep 16, 2015 3 MINUTES
"There's tremendous beauty in people's pain and their suffering."

Artist LaToya Ruby Frazier reflects on Gordon Parks's "Red Jackson" in this episode of The Artist Project—an online series in which artists respond to works of art in The Met collection.

About the Artist
LaToya Ruby Frazier, born in 1982, is an American artist working in photography, video and performance.

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Gelatin silver print; 18 3/8 × 23 5/16 in. (46.7 × 59.2 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, The Photography Council Fund (22.2015) © LaToya Ruby Frazier

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