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A clear glass bubble rests on the bowl of a plain white clay pipe. Along the stem of the pipe are the words, "Ce que [sic] manque à nous tous."
Man Ray (American (North American))
What We All Lack (Ce qui manque à nous tous)
Gift of the Lannan Foundation in Honor of the Pelham Family
This is a line drawing done in colors of red, orange, blue, yellow, brown and green, on white paper. In the top center portion of the sheet are the words, "A LIE". Below this are forms that resemble an egg, a slice of bacon, a piece of bread with a pat of yellow butter. Below these forms are some round shapes, labeled "flakes", a bowl and a carton of milk, labeled "milk".
Jean-Michel Basquiat (American (North American))
A Lie
Gift of Arthur Cohen in honor of Ben and Yetta Cohen

Jean Tinguely (Swiss)
The Changing Guard
Gift of the Lannan Foundation in Honor of the Pelham Family

Honoré Victorin Daumier (French (culture or style))
Ote-toi de là que je m'y mette (from 'Charivari')
Gift of the Estate of Helen B. Hall

Jim Dine
Gift of Joshua L. Mack
Diptych of two square sheets of paper printed with words and lines. Left: Four lines along the diagonal divide the sheet into four triangles. The lines do not intersect in the middle, and stop just short of the corner of the paper. On each line are two words, one right side up, the other upside down. The “pairs” are (from center out, clockwise from top left): inner/ most; obtain/ clarity; come/ startle; replace/ toward. Right: A square is printed just inside the edges of the sheet. On each line are two words, one right side up, the other upside down. The “pairs” are (from top, left to right): lure/ handle; never/ given; random/ roam; diminish/ scale.
Robert Barry
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
Portrait of a subject in costume, holding a book. "Ex Libris" printed in upper left corner.
J. Craig Annan (British (modern))
Ex Libris
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
Photograph of a man and woman, surrounded by pedestrians, that embrace below a movie marquee bearing the words "KISS ME, STUPID."
Joel Meyerowitz (American (North American))
New Year's Eve, NYC
Gift of Selma & Gerald Lotenberg
This print has rows of stencilled black text in all capital letters on white background. In pencil, the print is signed and dated (l.r.) "Glenn Lignon '92" and numbered (l.l.) "27/45". 
Glenn Ligon
Museum Purchase

Pope Paul IV (obverse), Christ Giving the Keys to Peter (reverse)
1555 – 1559
Museum purchase made possible by the Alfred E. Pernt Memorial Fund in honor of Doctor of Technical Sciences Max H. J. Pernt and his wife Anna Pernt (née Mueller)