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#16, 1993-2001

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Gift of funds from anonymous donorsexpand_more  2010.55.16

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Artist commentary: To fight the well-equipped French army, the Hmong made homemade cannons out of wood. They lured the French soldiers into the middle of an empty village using a shaman. Once in position, the Hmong fired the homemade cannons killing many French soldiers.

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Title
#16
Artist Life
American (born Laos), 1972
Role
Artist
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2010.55.16
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see previous exhibition catalog for illustrations of all 50 paintings

© Cy Thao