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Can't We Just Sit Down and Talk it Over?

A woman with dark brown skin and an afro reclines on a patterned yellow couch, her legs crossed in the foreground. She wears hoop earrings, a loose purple top, and yellow eyeshadow.

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  • A woman with dark brown skin and an afro reclines on a patterned yellow couch, her legs crossed in the foreground. She wears hoop earrings, a loose purple top, and yellow eyeshadow.

Date:

2006–07

Artist:

Mickalene Thomas (American, born 1971)
published by Brand X

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Mickalene Thomas

Title

Can't We Just Sit Down and Talk it Over?

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 2006–2007

Medium

Color screenprint on white wove paper

Dimensions

49.5 × 76.2 cm (19 1/2 × 30 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Jane E. Ratcliffe Coakley

Reference Number

2007.312

Extended information about this artwork

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