Discussion Questions: Jim Goldberg’s Girl in Pink Dress, Senegal

Artwork image, Jim Goldberg Girl in Pink Dress, Senegal

Jim Goldberg, Girl in Pink Dress, Senegal, 2008, printed 2011; collection SFMOMA, purchase through a gift of Nicola Miner and Robert Mailer Anderson; © Jim Goldberg

  1. What is the story that you see being told in this work? What are some specific things that make you say that?
  2. What do you think might happen next in the “story” we’re seeing? What do you see that makes you say that?
  3. What emotions seem to be expressed in this story? What do you see that makes you think so?
  4. If you were telling the story of this work of art, what would you title it?

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