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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

Jacob Lawrence
New York in Transit II
1998
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.128
This piece rests in a wooden frame and consists of three photographs assembled in a cubist-like way. The photographs show the interior of the University of Michigan's Duderstadt Center. Honey comb-like laser cut transparencies seem to hang from the ceiling and black CAD drawings, and a small red triangle appears on the left side of work.The artist and another man are shown in the lower right corner looking at these decorative additions to the building. 
Sam Gilliam (American (North American))
A. Media Center
1996 – 2008
Transfer from the University of Michigan Art, Architecture and Engineering Libraries
2008/1.149.1
Boy with arm raised, bent at elbow, sweat on face.
Leonard Freed (American (North American))
Harlem
1963 – 1990
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH
2013/2.140
This print is composed of sets of faces in three registers.  Along the top, in a black stripe, is a repeated, closely cropped image of a woman's face looking to the left.  In the middle left are five repeated images in shades of brown of a woman's face looking right, toward the face of a man in black.  Along the bottom are three large images of a woman's face in green, brown and blue.
Elizabeth Catlett (American (North American))
Malcolm X Speaks for Us
1969
Gift of Elizabeth Catlett
2006/1.96

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

Tyree Guyton (American (North American))
Dotty Wotty 1
1994
Gift of Alexa Lee
1995/1.50

Sam Gilliam (American (North American))
Elegy #6
1980
Gift of Eugene K. Collins
1981/2.189
Three prints mounted on paper with black backgrounds. Each print shows a large outline of the floor plan of the Duderstadt center filled with swatches of color over which is laid a grid of small outline floor plans of the Duderstadt center in black, looking like mishapen black polka dots.
Sam Gilliam (American (North American))
C. Color Study
1996 – 2008
Transfer from the University of Michigan Art, Architecture and Engineering Libraries
2008/1.149.3
This sculpture consists of a red bird cage stand with a half-circle red cage on top. Inside the cage, there is a plastic green, yellow and red airplane toy hanging from the top. There is a white and black figure inside the plane. The work is signed by the artist in black paint at the base: "Tyree Guyton".
Tyree Guyton (American (North American))
Untitled
1990 – 2000
Gift of H. David Zucca
2013/2.311

Baldwin Lee
Untitled, Vicksburg, MS
1983
Museum Purchase
1992/1.137
A black and white photograph of four people lying on the ground. One person's face is covered by an American flag, while the man behind her has his face covered by a hat. The group appears to be asleep. The feet and shoes of other people standing around the group of four is visible in the background. The print is signed (l.r.) "Edward Roberson" in pen.
Edward (Robbie) Roberson
Tired Marchers Sleep on the Streets—"We were tired, we were tired.", Selma, Alabama
1963
Gift of Detroit Focus 2000, and partial purchase with funds from the Jean Paul Slusser Memorial Fund
2003/2.69.28
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