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Portrait of a face with colorful markings.  The face is of a dark complexion with bold, white sections that highlight raised features.  There are also colorful lines that accent both the light and dark areas of the face.
Ben Shahn (American (North American))
Mask
1959
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.111

Alberto Giacometti (Swiss)
Tete d' Homme, Head of Man
1964
Gift of Dr. Seymour and Barbara K. Adelson
2008/2.270
This is one of a pair of Javanese bells.  A talon-like vajra sits atop the bronze handle.  Lotus petals decorate the base, and the faces encircling the the bell above them depict Prajnaparamita, the bodhisattva aspect of “Perfection of Wisdom.”
Indonesian
Vajra bell (Lontjeng) (one of a pair)
1500 – 1699
Museum Purchase
1957/2.54
Cylindrical vessel with handle and a slightly buldging base. The rim is extended with faces designed on the inside of the rim's lip. There are linear design patterns wrapped around the cylinder portion of the vessel. 
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Vessel
1935 – 1945
Museum purchase
1985/2.3

Karel Appel (Dutch (culture or style))
Untitled
1969
Donated by Scott White in Loving Memory of Edgar Allen
1986/2.47
The print has a blue background. A girl is shown with blonde hair, red lips and a melancholy facial expression. She holds a microphone, opening her mouth and emitting a speech bubble saying, "The melody haunts my reverie." The artist applied the technique of Ben Day dots to depict her skins.
Roy Lichtenstein (American (North American))
The Melody Haunts My Reverie
1965
Gift of Dr. Seymour and Barbara K. Adelson
2006/2.2
This print, as the title indicates, portrays woodpeckers percehed on the side of a tree.
Kawano Kaoru
Untitled [Woodpeckers perched on the side of a tree]
1933 – 1966
Bequest of Alva Gordon Sink
1998/2.25
There are two busts visible in the dark linework of this lithograph. The face on the left is more obscured by linework than the right, which is turned slightly to the left to reveal their left ear. The print is signed (l.r.) "Moore" and numbered (l.l.) "53/100" in pencil.
Henry Moore (British (modern))
Thin-lipped Armourer II
1973
Gift of Corrine Lemberg
2011/1.123
This is one of a pair of Javanese bells.  A talon-like vajra sits atop the bronze handle.  Lotus petals decorate the base, and the faces encircling the the bell above them depict Prajnaparamita, the bodhisattva aspect of “Perfection of Wisdom.”
Indonesian
Prayer Bell (Lontjeng) (One of a Pair)
1500 – 1699
Museum Purchase
1957/2.53
This is a black ink print on a cream colored background, filled with images of human heads.The upper portion contains a multitude of facial profiles with various features and expressions. At the bottom, there are seven men, depicted larger than the others and text at the bottom of the page identifying the figures on the left as "Characters" and the ones on the right as "Caricaturas". Between the fifth and sixth figures there is a simple line drawing of a face. Another line of text reads: " For a Farther Explanation of the Difference Betwixt Character and Caricatura See ye Preface to Jo. Andrews".<br />
William Hogarth
Characters and Caricatures
1743
Gift of Ellen Perley Frank for the collection of Ralph E. Shikes
2010/2.50

Lucebert
Untitled (portrait)
1964
Gift of Herbert Barrows
2000/2.171

Nakayama Tadashi
Hana no kaze (Flower Wind)
1973
Gift of Sheila and Ronnie Cresswell
2011/2.25
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