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This pop-up book has laser-cut black silhouettes on white paper. Text contrasts with background; white text on black pages, black text on white pages. There is a ship embossed on the cover of the book.
Kara Walker (American (North American))
Freedom, a Fable
1997
Gift of The Peter Norton Family Foundation
1997/1.527

Robert Indiana (American (North American))
Mississippi, from "The Confederacy"
1971
Gift of the Marvin Felheim Collection
1983/1.321.1
Three people stand against a dark blue sky. They are dressed in white robes and white hoods that completely cover their faces, except for small eye holes that are cut out. The white robes are stained with red streaks.
Chet La More
Ku Kluxers
1939
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
1943.73
A splatter painted bird cage stand with a rounded top cage on top in red, green, orange, white and blue. There is mesh on one side of the bottom of the cage that is also splatter painted. Inside the cage hanging from the top is a small bell, part of an American flag and a replica of a human penis, painted black, hanging upside down.
Tyree Guyton (American (North American))
Untitled (bird cage, re-lynching)
1980 – 2010
Gift of H. David Zucca
2013/2.312
This photograph depicts a desert landscape with a craggy rock formation rising in the far distance in the central portion of the horizon. A dirt road extends through the foreground. The top half of the image depicts a vast, cloudless sky in tones of blue and pink.
Richard Misrach (American (North American))
Shiprock Triptych #2
1987
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick
2004/2.59.2
This photograph depicts a desert landscape with a craggy rock formation rising in the far distance in the central portion of the horizon. A dirt road extends through the foreground. The top half of the image depicts a vast, cloudless sky in tones of blue and gray.
Richard Misrach (American (North American))
Shiprock Triptych #3
1987
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick
2004/2.59.3
A horizontal lighbox enclosed by a wide, black molded frame in which Kara Walker's signature silhouettes are encased in linen and lit from behind. Silhouettes represent four figures: a man and child at viewer's left, two women at right.
Kara Walker (American (North American))
Untitled
1996 – 1997
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund and anonymous individual benefactors
2006/1.152
White glazed porcelain pitcher with two different black silhouette faces in profile, one on each side.
Kara Walker (American (North American))
Untitled
2014
Museum Purchase
2014/2.2
This photograph depicts a desert landscape with a craggy rock formation rising in the far distance in the central portion of the horizon. A dirt road extends through the foreground. The top half of the image depicts a vast, cloudless sky in tones of blue and pink.
Richard Misrach (American (North American))
Shiprock Triptych #1
1987
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick
2004/2.59.1
An assemblage of found objects: a salvaged wood frame with wood inlay letters spelling &quot;COLORED,&quot; four portrait photographs of African American females (two photogaphs on either side of a printed poem), nine thread samples under photographs, and one hand mirror hanging on a decorative brass hook to the viewer&#39;s right of the frame. The poem reads:&nbsp;<br />
&quot;Light is Alright<br />
Yellow is Mellow<br />
Brown, Stick Around<br />
Black, Get Back<br />
(but black don&#39;t crack)&quot;<br />
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The wood has a strong smell, may have been treated with molasses.<br />
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&nbsp;
Betye Saar (American (North American))
Colored
2002
Museum purchase made possible by Dr. James and Vivian Curtis and the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
2003/1.406
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