Collection Artwork
A Black man sits at a table and speaks to three young boys.
A Black man sits at a table and speaks to three young boys.
A Black man sits at a table and speaks to three young boys.
A Black man sits at a table and speaks to three young boys.
Stephen Shames (born Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1947)
Free Breakfast Program. Panther Jerry Dunigan, known as "Odinka," talks to kids while they eat breakfast on Chicago’s south side. Chicago, Illinois
November 1970, printed 2006
gelatin silver print
image size: 15 5/8 x 19 in.
paper size: 16 x 20 in.
mat size: 18 1/4 x 24 1/2 in.
Tang purchase with generous funds from Jack Shear
photographed in Chicago, Illinois, United States, North America
2020.19.15
5/8
Signed and inscribed, verso, lower left: Stephen Shames 5/8

Ongoing Research

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Pattern by Madeleine Welsch ’17
Inspired by the exhibition Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.