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No. 23 of a series of 27 prints. A simple, two-tone palette. In the center of the image, four human figures are silhouetted against raging flames. On their right is a vehicle billowing flames and smoke. In the lower portion of the image are two people with flaming heads carrying a stretcher, while other figures, wearing gasmasks, stand amidst more billowing flames.<br />
Sultana&#39;s Dream was printed and published by Durham Press in 2018.
Chitra Ganesh (American (North American))
Sultana's Dream: Art of War 2
2018
Museum purchase made possible by the University of Michigan Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and the Director's Acquisition Committee, 2019
2019/2.93.23
This black and white photograph is a cropped close-up view of a light colored hat with a black band. The texture of the tightly woven straw and the ribbon band are depicted in sharp detail against a blank dark background.
Ralph Gibson (American (North American))
Panama Hat, from "The Silver Edition, Volume I"
1975
Gift of Selma and Gerry Lotenberg
2010/2.47.6
A black and white print of a house on a street corner.  The image is crisp with stark black and white contrast and textures in shades of gray.  The house appears to have a covered walkway in which stands a woman wearing a hat.
Emilio Sanchez
Una Casita
1967
Gift of the Emilio Sanchez Foundation
2011/2.91
This print consists of a series of horizontal bands that are made up of a variety of patterns, from grids to dots. The colors used are black, dark and light orange, yellow, pink, tan, white, blue, and red. At the base of the print, there is text in tan that reads: "The theory of relativity, may certainly be a true description of the facts concerned, even though the theory a theory which took such liberties fully, with the help of what is nothing but a host of metaphors taken from the languages of physics, of biology, and of social life, works out / their categorical structure, and only recasts what has formed concentric circles, surrounded by smaller orbs of the same space; then again a vertical band filled with horizontal strokes; and lastly, two vertical bands of concentric circles". The print is signed and numbered (l.r.) "Eduardo Paolozzi A.P 7".
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi (British (modern))
Theory of Relativity
1967
Gift of Professor Diane M. Kirkpatrick
2000/2.11.9

Malian
Ceramic Jewelry Molds (One of eighteen)
1900 – 1932
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Horace M. Miner
1983/2.213

Malian
Ceramic Jewelry Molds (One of eighteen)
1900 – 1932
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Horace M. Miner
1983/2.226
A vessel of bleached wood. From a narrow base, the vessel widens gradually. Near the top it begans to narrow gradually then narrows quickly on a nearly horizontal plane to a very small mouth. The surface, apart from the smooth lip of the mouth, is finely textured with vertical scoring.<br />
light-colored wood vase with textured hatching across surfaces
John Jordan
Boxelder Vessel
1996
Gift of Robert M. and Lillian Montalto Bohlen
2002/2.150

Komar & Melamid
Carter Radcliff book
1988
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick
2004/2.91
This print is a vertical rectangle in tones of grey, brown, and beige in a speckled pattern throughout that looks like the surface of rock or dried mud.
Jean Dubuffet (French (culture or style))
Splendor
1959
Gift of Dr. Seymour and Barbara K. Adelson
2009/2.8
Large, turned wood vessel. Fire has been used to color and texture the surface. Bark has been left on to provide texture. The mouth of the vessel is jagged.<br />
large burnt wood vessel with bark marking the top irregular edge
Mike Irolla
Hemlock Canyons
2001
Gift of Robert M. and Lillian Montalto Bohlen
2002/2.147

John Sloan (American (North American))
Girls Running
1905 – 1915
Gift of the Marvin Felheim Collection
1983/1.218
Several thin coats of blue-gray acrylic paint have been applied to primed linen canvas whose weave was altered by removing threads at more or less regular intervals. She then carefully sanded down the paint to highlight the new texture and make &ldquo;visible the life within the linen material.&rdquo; (artist&rsquo;s statement (2009), http://www.eddarenouf.com/Statement.html)
Edda Renouf
Continuous
1976
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
2008/2.255
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