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Jenny Holzer, PALM, FINGERS & FINGERTIPS (RIGHT HAND) 000394, 2007, oil on linen, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Artist

PALM, FINGERS & FINGERTIPS (RIGHT HAND) 000394, Holzer (Verbal Description)

This is one of six silkscreened paintings that show enlarged handprints taken from declassified United States government documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act. The handprints belong to soldiers accused of detainee abuse in Iraq, and the titles of these pieces are also taken from those documents.