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Hans Erni (Swiss)
Ivresse - Anthologie du vin et de la vigne: (Drunken Silenus), from a series of
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Kripke
This ceramics sculpture is in the shape of a femur bone. The glazing creates a series of dark cracks and fissures. 
Michele Oka Doner (American (North American))
1973 – 1983
Gift of Michele Oka and Frederick Doner
A bulbous vessel with narrow mouth and base. The wood is burned and cracked and circled by three gold bands, two of which overlap.<br />
burnt wood vessel with gold
Todd Hoyer
Three Gold Rings, from Ringed Series
Gift of Robert M. and Lillian Montalto Bohlen
A tall porcelain vase with an ovoid lower body, a tall narrow neck, and dish shaped mouth on a footring. The neck has several applied figures of molded immortals and sculpted cosmological creatures, and four loop lugs. It is covered in a white glaze with a bluish green tinge. The lid is missing.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Covered Jar
12th century
Gift of Mark and Iuliana Phillips
Two forty-watt light bulbs in simple porcelain light sockets hang together by their extension cords from a nail on the wall.
Felix Gonzalez-Torres
"Untitled" (March 5th) #2
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
This print shows a standing male nude outlined in black, and colored in pink and tan on a white background. His right leg is bent at the knee and is raised behind him, his foot pointing backwards. He has dark curly hair, and he cradles an instrument against his chest.
Hans Erni (Swiss)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Kripke
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
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund and anonymous individual benefactors