18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Lost Gun

Sometimes a work of art is direct and clear in what it says. But sometimes things are more complicated. I still don't know how to react to this compelling image. Is it an indictment of a normalization of violence? A sad story about a missing toy? Whatever the case, the image is very compelling to me.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2019
Date Uploaded: 07.2020
Photo Location: San Jose, California, United States of America
Camera: SM-J337V
Copyright: © Tim J. Myers