Lorna Simpson, American, b. 1960 1957-2009 Interior #3, 2009 10 gelatin silver prints 7 × 7 in. (17.8 × 17.8 cm) each, overall dimensions variable Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, A gift from the collection of Dr. Dana Beth Ardi, 2016.22
Short White icicle-like formations layered above plumes of blue smoke fill two side-by-side panels.
Long Billowing blue smoke fills the bottom of two side-by-side panels. Layers of white icicle formations obscure black-and-white newspaper clippings in the middle sections of each panel. Behind the forms, a wash of black, grey, and white fills the tops of each panel.
Long A pair of black-and-white photographs with matching black frames and solid black backgrounds capture a portrait of a woman with short, kinky, black hair from behind and a wooden mask from behind with a carved chin-length wig that curls at the ends and comes to a point at the top. Centered below is a black label with white text that reads "the neighbors were suspicious of her hairstyle."