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Two girls cuddled in a hole surrounded by dirt.
Catherine Angel
Bessie and Nadine
2000 – 2005
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH
2013/2.87
This work shows a black and white photograph of a crowd of people outdoors, with trees in the background. On the left is a uniformed policeman holding a dog on a leash in one hand and a club in the other. In the center area there is a man, with his back to the viewer, who is being attacked by two dogs. One, controlled by another policeman, is ripping his clothing and the other, with teeth bared, is attacking his right hand. In the crowd there are men watching the attack and looking at the policemen.
Andy Warhol (American (North American))
Birmingham Race Riot
1964
Gift of Graham and Marianne Smith
1986/1.194.5

Baldwin Lee
Untitled, Vicksburg, MS
1983
Museum Purchase
1992/1.137
This print has rows of stencilled black text in all capital letters on white background. In pencil, the print is signed and dated (l.r.) "Glenn Lignon '92" and numbered (l.l.) "27/45". 
Glenn Ligon
Untitled
1992
Museum Purchase
1993/2.13.2
This is a multi-colored abstract silkscreen print. The colors flow into one another and form organic shapes. This print is included in an artist's book. 
Sam Gilliam (American (North American))
Pulsar
1974
Gift of the Marvin Felheim Collection
1983/1.298
This is a line drawing done in colors of red, orange, blue, yellow, brown and green, on white paper. In the top center portion of the sheet are the words, "A LIE". Below this are forms that resemble an egg, a slice of bacon, a piece of bread with a pat of yellow butter. Below these forms are some round shapes, labeled "flakes", a bowl and a carton of milk, labeled "milk".
Jean-Michel Basquiat (American (North American))
A Lie
1981
Gift of Arthur Cohen in honor of Ben and Yetta Cohen
1985/2.18
A studio portrait of a young African American woman in 1920s apparel, including a short hairstyle, stockings, necklace, and dress. She stands with her left leg resting on a bench with her right arm akimbo.
James Van Der Zee (American (North American))
Model
1927
Museum Purchase
1975/2.98

Sam Gilliam (American (North American))
Footprint to Perforated Volume
Transfer from the University of Michigan Art, Architecture and Engineering Libraries
2008/1.149.5.a-f

Sam Gilliam (American (North American))
Elegy #6
1980
Gift of Eugene K. Collins
1981/2.189
This print has rows of stencilled black text in all capital letters on black background. In pencil, the print is signed and dated (l.r.) "Glenn Lignon '92" and numbered (l.l.) "27/45". 
Glenn Ligon
Untitled
1992
Museum Purchase
1993/2.13.3
This print has rows of stenciled black text in all capital letters on black background. In pencil, the print is signed and dated (l.r.) "Glenn Lignon '92" and numbered (l.l.) "27/45". 
Glenn Ligon;Gregory Burnet (American (North American))
Untitled
1992
Museum Purchase
1993/2.13.4
This is a series of seven photos depicting a variety of hanging forms in an array of colors and black.  In some cases, paper in various colors is layered on top of the photos
Sam Gilliam (American (North American))
D. Volume Study
1996 – 2008
Transfer from the University of Michigan Art, Architecture and Engineering Libraries
2008/1.149.4.A-H
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