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This photograph depicts a desert landscape with a craggy rock formation rising in the far distance in the central portion of the horizon. A dirt road extends through the foreground. The top half of the image depicts a vast, cloudless sky in tones of blue and pink.
Richard Misrach (American (North American))
Shiprock Triptych #1
1987
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick
2004/2.59.1
A photograph of a single tree in a dust storm. The image is comprised of yellow hues. 
Pete Turner (American (North American))
Dust Storm
1970
Gift of Selma and Gerald Lotenberg
2004/2.131.2
This photograph depicts a desert landscape with a craggy rock formation rising in the far distance in the central portion of the horizon. A dirt road extends through the foreground. The top half of the image depicts a vast, cloudless sky in tones of blue and gray.
Richard Misrach (American (North American))
Shiprock Triptych #3
1987
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick
2004/2.59.3
This print has a few bold, vertical, brown strokes over a figure in black wearing a hat with a bird or small animal settling on the top. 
James Frederick O'Hara
Koshare
1950
Museum Purchase
1950/2.22A
This is a vertically arranged abstract print that incorporates sets of facial features (and perhap legs) that stare out at the viewer. The colors in the print are predominately yellow on the right and black on the left; green, red, and white are also used.
Adja Yunkers (American (North American))
Succubae
1950
Museum Purchase
1950/2.22B
This photograph depicts an aerial view of a spire rock structure casting a long shadow on the surrounding desert.
Marilyn Bridges (American (North American))
Spire, Monument Valley
1983
Gift of Will and Joanne Potter
2013/2.281
Car under excavation in Israel. Desert scene with rocks, excavation supplies including pitchforks.
Patrick Nagatani (American (North American))
Aston Martin, Hazor, Israel (R13), from "The Ryoichi Excavations"
1990 – 2001
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2012/2.143
White earthenware “sleeping” head lying on its right cheek (right ear omitted to lay flat) with a geometric section of crown removed. The cut at the head is painted terra cotta, the cut at the neck painted with a landscape of a tree at the edge of a cliff. A forest scene set against pink mountains covers the face, and desert rock formations in silhouette cover the back of the head.
Michael Lucero
Untitled (Head)
1980 – 1990
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
2008/2.245
A photograph of adobe structures in a desert landscape. Each structure is square, many with small windows. To the left, a wooden structure is visible in the background.
Edward S. Curtis (American (North American))
A Corner of Taos and a Kiva Entrance
1925 – 1926
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas M. Kenyon
1987/1.209
The skeleton of a camel lies in the foreground of this photograph, while scattered groupings of figures on camelback dot the desert landscape in the background. 
Pascal Sebah (Turkish (culture or style))
Untitled
1875 – 1885
Transfer from the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
1980/1.210
Photographed at dusk, this image depicts a waxing gibbous moon rising above a flat, desert landscape. In the foreground, along with some other small structures and trees, is a small church and a cemetery.  
Ansel Adams (American (North American))
Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico
1941
Gift of Harry H. Lunn, Jr.
1988/1.87
Expanse of sand with pyramid in the background.
Lynn Davis (American (North American))
Red Pyramid, Dashur, Cairo, Egypt
1997 – 1999
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
2014/2.314
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