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911 Broken Heart

Object Name: Architecture
Date: 2001
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Medium: Acrylic and mixed media on canvas
Credit Line: Gift of Lola Saenz
Object Number: 2002.54
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Lola Saenz painted "911 Broken Heart" the night of September 11, 2001 when she found she couldn't sleep. During the vigil held at Union Square during the next few days, she hung it on a fence and talked with people who passed by.

Exhibitions:

"Missing: Streetscape of a City in Mourning (History Responds)," New-York Historical Society, March 12-July 7, 2002.