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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

Jacob Lawrence
New York in Transit II
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
Boy with arm raised, bent at elbow, sweat on face.
Leonard Freed (American (North American))
1963 – 1990
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH
A splatter painted bird cage stand with a rounded top cage on top in red, green, orange, white and blue. There is mesh on one side of the bottom of the cage that is also splatter painted. Inside the cage hanging from the top is a small bell, part of an American flag and a replica of a human penis, painted black, hanging upside down.
Tyree Guyton (American (North American))
Untitled (bird cage, re-lynching)
1980 – 2010
Gift of H. David Zucca
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
Gift of Elizabeth Catlett
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))
1990 – 2000
Gift of H. David Zucca
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

Sam Gilliam (American (North American))
Footprint to Perforated Volume
Transfer from the University of Michigan Art, Architecture and Engineering Libraries

Sam Gilliam (American (North American))
Elegy #6
Gift of Eugene K. Collins

Tyree Guyton (American (North American))
Dotty Wotty 1
Gift of Alexa Lee
This image is a circular format black and white photograph depicting four young African American girls wearing floral dresses lounging on a blanket in the grass. Three girls sit or prop themselves up and look at the camera, the fourth girl lays down, with her eyes closed. The glass in the frame has a domed surface, creating a fish-eye effect.
Carrie Mae Weems (American (North American))
After Manet
2002 – 2003
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund

Baldwin Lee
Untitled, Vicksburg, MS
Museum Purchase