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Abraham Bloemaert (Dutch (culture or style))
Landscape with Farm Buildings
1584 – 1651
Museum Purchase
1960/2.75

Albert Kahn (American (North American))
Pal. Riccardi Florence
01/09/1912
Transferred from the College of Architecture and Design, 1972—Gift of the Family of Albert Kahn: through Dr. Edgar A. Kahn; Mrs. Barnett Malbin; Mrs. Martin L. Butzel
1972/2.673

Balinese
Villagers Bringing Home a Boar
1933 – 1966
Gift of Marybelle B. Hanna
2001/1.369
Elaborately carved staff with, from the top: a male figure wearing Western-style clothes, with painted eyes, eyebrows, mouth, moustache, hat and clothes, sitting on a simple stool, resting his hands on his knees; a U-shaped snake on one side and a mortar on the other; a pair of a male and a female figure on either side (the male is standing on one leg, bending the other at the knee to make a triangle); a dark black spherical form; a row of three turtles on one side and two salamanders and a frog on the other; and finally three outstretched snakes (painted yellow, brown and red, respectively), one of them eating a small frog.
Kongo (Kongo (culture or style))
Staff
1900 – 1950
Gift of Margaret H. and Albert J. Coudron
2001/2.42
Narrow staff topped with anthropomorphic head. The face has an elaborate coiffure and two lines werre incised as decoration at the top of the staff. 
Chokwe (Chokwe (culture or style))
Staff
Gift of Margaret H. and Albert J. Coudron
2001/2.50

Ovimbundu (Ovimbundu)
Staff
Gift of Margaret H. and Albert J. Coudron
2001/2.61
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

Hemba (Hemba (culture or style))
Staff
Gift of Margaret H. and Albert J. Coudron
2001/2.70
This wooden staff has pieces of cloth wrapped on both extensions. One end depicts an abstract anthropomorphic face, while the other appears to function as a handle and is embellished with two strings of black and white beads and a loop of blue and white beads.
Kongo (Kongo (culture or style))
Staff
1900 – 1950
Gift of Margaret H. and Albert J. Coudron
2001/2.73

David B. Capps
Man and Arcade
20th century
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond
2002/1.222
This work shows a black and white photograph of a crowd of people outdoors, with trees in the background. On the left is a uniformed policeman holding a dog on a leash in one hand and a club in the other. In the center area there is a man, with his back to the viewer, who is being attacked by two dogs. One, controlled by another policeman, is ripping his clothing and the other, with teeth bared, is attacking his right hand. In the crowd there are men watching the attack and looking at the policemen.
Andy Warhol (American (North American))
Birmingham Race Riot
1964
Gift of Graham and Marianne Smith
1986/1.194.5

English
Route du Brunig
Gift of W. Howard and Margaret Bond
1991/1.103
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