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Diane with tire marks on her chest Minneapolis

from the series "Living With The Enemy"
Artist: Donna Ferrato Primary
Date: 1987
20th Century
Dimensions: 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 60.96 cm)
Dimensions Extent: Sheet
Object Type: Photography
Creation Place: North America, United States
Medium and Support: Archival Pigment Print
Credit Line: Gift of Robert Francesco P'23, 2020.
Accession Number: 2020.07.23
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"When Diana was rushed to a Minneapolis emergency room, her chest was covered with black tire marks. Her boyfriend had driven over her with his truck. In shock and still a little drunk, she tried to remember how she had landed on the road. They had been arguing. "He wanted me to get out, but I kept holding onto the door handle. Then he let go. He ran over my chest with the back wheels." And kept going. Diana dragged herself several miles to her grandmother's house. Later, Diana saw the injuries for the first time and said quietly, "Well, I guess I don't look too bad."
International Center for Photography


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