"Arise!" (2004)

"Arise!," 2004
Spit bite aquatint with direct gravure, 30 1/2 X 34 inches
Printed by Case Hudson, assisted by Rachel Stevenson, Crown Point Press, San Francisco
Edition 25
Courtesy The Pace Gallery, New York

"Where I dropped the spots there are these ‘thought bubbles’ - like in cartoons- and they talk to each other. Various conversations emerge from the relationship between them. I pulled the text from black characters in novels or plays, or film screenplays."

- Fred Wilson