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Square black and white photograph depicting three smoke rings that float in the air against a black backdrop. The rings appear in a diagonal pattern, one in the lower left corner, one in the center and one in the upper right corner.
Donald Sultan
Smoke Rings
2005
Gift of the artist
2009/1.472
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
Top of a waterfall into a sparsely-settled mountain valley.
Ilse Bing (American (North American))
Waterfall
1938
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
2012/2.33
A village situated in a mountain valley. There is a picket fence in the foreground.
Ilse Bing (American (North American))
Mountain Village
1938
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
2012/2.37
Three soldiers crawl across a city street littered with rubbled and burning vehicles while towing crates of supplies. 
Dmitri Baltermants (Russian (culture or style))
Logistics Line, Germany
1945
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
2012/2.71
Four men meet outdoors. The leftmost man lights a cigarette for the shorter man next to him.
Dmitri Baltermants (Russian (culture or style))
Hou Chi Minh with Cigarette and Large Leaf, Meeting with Voroshilov, Vietnam
1957
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
2012/2.88
A mountain canyon with a cloudy sky above.
Ilse Bing (American (North American))
Canyon
1938
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
2012/2.36
A nun and postman exchanging a signature for a package.
Ilse Bing (American (North American))
Nun Greeting Postman
1935
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
2012/2.43
A nude posing in front of a white background. The man is posed with a slight lean and flexing his muscles, with a light source from the top-right casting a shadow on the background wall.
Lynn Davis (American (North American))
Ken Moody, New York City (Dancer #31)
1985 – 1990
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
2012/2.99
A nude in a dance pose. The female dancer is posed with an arched back and her arms extended, one knee is brought up as if in an exaggerated step motion. Her head is tilted back with her face covered and hair hanging down. A light source to her right casts a shadow of her body onto a white background.
Lynn Davis (American (North American))
Dancer #36, Los Angeles, 1979
1997
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
2012/2.100
A nude female torso. The photograph is of a woman's torso from her right side against a black background. The composition of the photo is from her shoulders to her upper thigh, with her arms extended upwards and out of frame.
Lynn Davis (American (North American))
Darlene Vanderhoop, New York City, 1979
1997
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
2012/2.101
A rocky mountain outcrop with tall grains and grasses growing.
Ilse Bing (American (North American))
Mountain Grain
1939
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
2012/2.38
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