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Lorraine O’Grady ON The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Please check if the museum is open before you go

Happening now until May 19, 2020:

Lorraine O’Grady – The Strange Taxi, Stretched

O’Grady’s installation adapts two photo-montages she made in 1991, “The Strange Taxi: or From Africa to Jamaica to Boston in 200 Years” and “The Fir-Palm.” The work represents her roots in both New England and the Caribbean. In The Strange Taxi, women in O’Grady’s family are seen coming through the roof of a large New England house. This represents black women escaping from limits imposed on them in Boston after the first World War. By stretching her photo to cover the museum facade O’Grady gives them room to stretch up to the sky.

Isabella Steward Gardner Museum
25 Evans Way
Boston, MA 02115
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Individual memberships are $70/year, which gives you access to all exhibits and other benefits. Individual tickets are $12 for seniors. The museum is wheelchair accessible. 

Learn more at www.gardnermuseum.org

(photo by the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum)

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