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Ankledeep

© the artist. Photo credit: Tate

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Ankledeep 1991 is a large painting by the British artist Lubaina Himid depicting two women standing behind a curving black banner. The banner covers most of the middle sections of the women’s bodies, so that the only parts of them visible are their heads, shoulders, legs, and, in the case of the woman on the right, her left arm. The women, who are both black and have short hair, look away to their left with expressionless faces.

Tate

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Date

1991

Medium

acrylic on canvas

Measurements

H 152.4 x W 121.9 cm

Accession number

T12885

Acquisition method

Presented by the artist 2009

Work type

Painting


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