"Untitled" (1999)

"Untitled," 1999
Gouache on paper, 8 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches
Courtesy Miller Block Gallery, Boston

"I’m not good at saying, ‘This is what the work is about.’ There are things very much connected to me and the time I’m living in, but I just can’t say, ‘This is about the IRA, and this is about South Africa.’ It’s as if the information comes in, goes through me, and comes out in my hands."

- Laylah Ali