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Protecting Myself the Best I Can (Weapons by the Door)
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Protecting Myself the Best I Can (Weapons by the Door)

Lonnie Holley, American, born 1950

Made in Birmingham, Alabama, United States, North and Central America


Terra-cotta pipe, golf club, baseball bats, metal pipe, clothespins, and tape

35 × 16 × 16 inches (88.9 × 40.6 × 40.6 cm)

© Lonnie Holley / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Stephen Pitkin / Pitkin Studio / Art Resource (AR), New York

Curatorial Department:
Contemporary Art

* Gallery 270, Modern and Contemporary Art, second floor

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Purchased with the African American Art fund, and gift of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation from the William S. Arnett Collection, 2017

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