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Heather Rowe
Through the Glass
2008
Museum Purchase
2010/1.208
An abstract painting of blood in a sunburst pattern.
Jordan Eagles
TSBC3
2011
Gift of Lillian Montalto and Robert M. Bohlen
2011/2.1
An assemblage of found objects: a salvaged wood frame with wood inlay letters spelling &quot;COLORED,&quot; four portrait photographs of African American females (two photogaphs on either side of a printed poem), nine thread samples under photographs, and one hand mirror hanging on a decorative brass hook to the viewer&#39;s right of the frame. The poem reads:&nbsp;<br />
&quot;Light is Alright<br />
Yellow is Mellow<br />
Brown, Stick Around<br />
Black, Get Back<br />
(but black don&#39;t crack)&quot;<br />
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The wood has a strong smell, may have been treated with molasses.<br />
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Betye Saar (American (North American))
Colored
2002
Museum purchase made possible by Dr. James and Vivian Curtis and the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
2003/1.406

Richard Tuttle
Summer Watercolor #5
1986
The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the Nation Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services
2008/2.264
A red and blue painted object with matte and shiny finishes. A long wooden ax handle attached to a computer keyboard wrapped with a curly telephone cord towards the base of the handle.
Jim Pallas
Blue and Red Hackers Ax
1995
Anonymous
2014/1.594
A long wooden box divided into two compartments, one small and one large. The small compartment contains an intricately worked gold thimble inscribed with a poem. The long compartment contains a silver thimble in which horse hairs have been threaded. The tuft of horse hair runs the length of the long compartment.
Ann Hamilton (American (North American))
scripted
1997
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
1999/2.15
A clear glass bubble rests on the bowl of a plain white clay pipe. Along the stem of the pipe are the words, "Ce que [sic] manque à nous tous."
Man Ray (American (North American))
What We All Lack (Ce qui manque à nous tous)
1962
Gift of the Lannan Foundation in Honor of the Pelham Family
1997/1.129
Square, rectangular, and circular pieces of wood and formica are assembled in rectilinear, cabinet-like compartments. The entire object is painted black.
Louise Nevelson (American (North American))
Black Excursion No. 13
1964
Gift of the Lannan Foundation in Honor of the Pelham Family
1997/1.131
This installation is composed of a group of gelatin silver prints that are hung on the wall with sixty-four light bulbs strung throughout, a web of hanging electric cables connecting them.  In the center hang three larger photos of young people's faces. Above each and below the center image are smaller versions of similar portrait photographs. Four of these smaller photos are also arranged in the line of the large photographs, one on each end, and two separating the larger pictures.  
Christian Boltanski (French (culture or style))
Monument to the Lycée Chases
1989
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund and anonymous individual benefactors
2006/1.154
Dollhouse replica of a two-storey Victorian-style flat in the East End of London. The façade is red brick with white molding. The upper storey has two tall windows that face onto the street; the door into the flat is on the left, and to the right of it is a large bay window. The split-level interior holds a bedroom and parlor, both of which are decorated with wallpaper and furnishings, including cabinets, chairs, tables, fireplaces, and a canopy bed. Reproductions of paintings by Shonibare and Jean-Honoré Fragonard hang on the walls. A seal on the right-facing outside wall reads: “Yinka Shonibare, artist, lives here.”<br /><br />
First Floor: Reproduction of Diary of a Victorian Dandy: 14:00 Hours (1998) by Yinka Shonibare; Cabinet with shelves and books; wing chair with footstool; large bureau; fireplace; round table; side table; two chairs; bowl and cup;<br /><br />
Second Floor: Canopy bed; mirror; small bureau; reproduction of The Swing (1767) by Jean-Honore Fragonard; fireplace; chair; washstand with pit
Yinka Shonibare (British (modern))
Untitled (Dollhouse); from the 2002 Peter Norton Family Christmas Project
2002
The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the National Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services
2008/2.256
7-sided frame made of reclaimed wood moulding and slats nailed together and backed with strips of green felt, possibly from a pool table. Gold wire traces the wood frame, and is accented with a fuzz ball or googly eye at each corner. A toy car is placed on the gold wire &ldquo;track&rdquo; at bottom center; car racing flag stickers attached to the frame in a couple places. Three pieces of thread are strung horizontally across the frame, a &ldquo;spider web&rdquo; attached to top two lines with puffy paint. A wood (?) cutout of a smiling joker mouth hung from web by wire.
Martin Johnson
Do yu Get it
1996
The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the Nation Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services
2008/2.235
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