Miyako Ishiuchi
Mother's #6, 2001

Artwork Info

Artwork title
Mother's #6
Artist name
Miyako Ishiuchi
Date created
gelatin silver print
11 in. × 7 7/16 in. (27.94 cm × 18.89 cm)
Date acquired
Collection SFMOMA
Anonymous Donors' Challenge Fund
© Miyako Ishiuchi
Permanent URL
Artwork status
Not on view at this time.

Photographer Ishiuchi Miyako discusses the inspiration behind her series Scars (1991–2003), which features closeup pictures of these traces of bodily trauma. She compares scars to old photographs and considers them powerful testaments to a person’s survival.

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