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This image is one of twelve photographs from Brassaï's <em>Transmutations</em> portfolio. In this photograph, Brassaï has drawn on a negative of a female figure using the cliché-verre process. The resulting image portrays a female nude partially abstracted into geometric shapes.
Brassaï (French (culture or style))
Carnival
1934 – 1967
Museum Purchase
1971/2.150.12
This image is one of twelve photographs from Brassaï's <em>Transmutations</em> portfolio. In this photograph, Brassaï has drawn on a negative of a female figure using the cliché-verre process. The resulting image portrays a female nude partially abstracted into geometric shapes.
Brassaï (French (culture or style))
Odalisque
1934 – 1967
Museum Purchase
1971/2.150.3
This color woodcut is printed on black paper. At the center, there is a white horse with a monkey sitting on its back. Next to the monkey, there is a bright yellow object. A white figure swings from an amorphous shape, outlined in black, coming from the upper right of the image. The background is blue with a green circle to the upper left. The print is titled (l.l.) "Monkey and Lamp", numbered (l.c.) "47/50", signed and dated (l.r.) "A Ryan '45", and dedicated (l.c.) "For Felix III Christmas 1945" in white ink.
Anne Ryan (American (North American))
Monkey and Lamp
1945
Gift of Gerome Kamrowski
1979/2.128

Hans Erni (Swiss)
Femme Accroupie
1956
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Kripke
1964/2.130
This image depicts two women engaged in action at the threshold of a doorway. One woman stands to the right side of the frame, while the woman on the left bends to examine her dress.
Clarence H. White (American (North American))
Illustration to "Eben Holden"
1902 – 1905
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
2000/2.142.3
Nude woman turned away from the viewer. She is holding a glass sphere at the height of her shoulder, standing in shallow water.
Alice Boughton (American (North American))
Dawn
1909
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
2000/2.141.2
This wooden Chokwe staff features a smooth, narrow rod and a large carving of a female figure at its finial.  The female bears an elaborate, ridged coiffure, closed, coffee-bean shaped eyes, raised scarifications on her face, torso, and back, rounded shoulders, arms positioned down by her side, and a protruding navel. 
Chokwe (Chokwe (culture or style))
Staff
1900 – 1950
Gift of Margaret H. and Albert J. Coudron
2001/2.69
Two carved female figures, holding one arm over each other's back, an the other resting on the stomach decorated with lozenge motifs and scarification patterns; one figure is wearing a rope around the middle. A curving shaft supports the figures, broadening from the metal tip at the bottom into two bulging forms, divided by a dark black line through the middle, and covered in a carved pattern of triangles and lines on both front and back. The staff is heavy, with a nice shiny patina.
Luba (Luba (culture or style))
Staff
1900 – 1940
Gift of Margaret H. and Albert J. Coudron
2001/2.76

Pierre Daura
Woman with Summer Hat
1946 – 1953
Gift of Martha R. Daura
2001/2.91

Pierre Daura
Nude
1920 – 1927
Gift of Martha R. Daura
2001/2.115
Apron in the form of fiber fringe attached to a woven loop at the top. Over the fiber is rectangular red and white beadwork with a pattern of triangles and small dots. 
Apron
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.49
An apron in the form of a triangular piece of leather with geometric designs. The bottom of the leather is decorated with two rows of beads. At the top of the apron is a leather fringe with blue beads and two coins. 
Apron
1940 – 1999
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.54
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