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Exploring Identity and Identity Politics in American Culture

A blurred bust-length portrait of a man's head; he stares straight ahead, his mouth open.
Bill Jacobson
Interim Portrait #373
dye coupler print on paper
30 in x 36 in (76.2 cm x 91.4 cm);44 1/2 in x 36 3/4 in (113.03 cm x 93.35 cm)
Gift of the artist and Julie Saul Gallery, New York
A blurred image of a nude figure bending forward, the arms nearly reaching the ground.
Bill Jacobson
Song of Sentient Beings #1612
gelatin silver print on paper
36 in x 28 in (91.4 cm x 71.1 cm);36 in x 28 in (91.4 cm x 71.1 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
Don Camp
Brother who Taught Me To Dance/Ira Camp
earth pigment and casein monoprint on rag paper
30 in. x 22 in. ( 76.2 cm x 55.9 cm )
Gift of the artist's wife
Don Camp
Man Who Writes/John Wideman
earth pigment and casein monoprint on paper
30 in. x 22 in. ( 76.2 cm x 55.9 cm )
Gift of Suzan and Michael Alexander in memory of Scott M. Ziobro
Side by side images of the same woman. On the left, she is wearing a long coat. On the right, she is nude.
Greg Friedler
Botanist, 21 Years Old
toned gelatin silver print on paper
6 x 9 in. ( 15.24 x 22.86 cm )
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH
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
Untitled
etching, aquatint, spitbite, and sugarlift on Rives BFK paper
25 in x 17 1/4 in (63.5 cm x 43.82 cm);32 3/16 in x 26 3/16 in (81.76 cm x 66.52 cm)
Museum Purchase
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
Untitled
etching, aquatint, spitbite, sugarlift on Rives BF
25 in x 17 1/4 in (63.5 cm x 43.82 cm);32 3/16 in x 26 3/16 in (81.76 cm x 66.52 cm)
Museum Purchase
A photograph of a group of four young men in football jerseys and casual attire walking down the street. Behind them are two steel rolling doors covered in graffiti.
Danny Lyon
Carlos Leaving the Football Game
gelatin silver print on paper
11 in x 14 in (27.94 cm x 35.56 cm)
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
A photograph of a man playing wiffleball in a paved lot, standing near a brick wall. He stands balanced on one foot, winding up to hit the ball.
Danny Lyon
Wiffleball Player
gelatin silver print on paper
11 in x 14 in (27.94 cm x 35.56 cm)
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
Portrait of a young man sitting on a subway train with his head leaning against the wall as he gazes pensively into the distance.
Nan Goldin
Simon on the Subway, NYC
cibachrome print on paper
13 in x 19 1/4 in (33.02 cm x 48.89 cm);20 1/8 in x 24 1/8 in (51.12 cm x 61.28 cm);16 in x 19 3/4 in (40.64 cm x 50.17 cm);12 15/16 in x 19 5/16 in (32.86 cm x 49.05 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by the Jean Paul Slusser Memorial Fund
Close-up view of a woman laughing with her mouth open wide.
Nan Goldin
Self-portrait laughing, Paris
cibachrome print on paper
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH
Two girls and a boy are sittting against a chain link fence. The boy is sitting in the center and looking at the camera. The girl to the left is laughing and the other girl is looking at the boy.
David Rosen
Untitled, #2
gelatin silver print on paper
11 in x 14 in (27.94 cm x 35.56 cm)
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH

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American Orientalist art at the turn of the 20th century
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78 Collection Object Sources

Untitled (1993/2.13.1)
Untitled (1993/2.13.2)
Wiffleball Player (2013/2.356)
Untitled, #2 (2013/2.210)
Caught Looking (2013/2.136)
American Gothic (2013/2.137)
Against the Wall (2013/2.168)
Skateboard Knees (2013/2.206)
Summer Camp (2013/2.212)
Michael (2013/2.113)
Naples #709 (2013/2.131)
In the Doorway (2013/2.138)
Untitled (2013/2.200)
Montauk, NY (2014/2.114)
Untitled (2014/2.119)
Untitled (2014/2.120)
Time Split II (1999/1.84)
Untitled (1993/2.13.3)
Freedom, a Fable (1997/1.527)
Untitled (2014/2.2)
Untitled (2006/1.152)
A Lie (1985/2.18)
Mother© (1985/2.19)
3 Stooges (2009/2.98)
Art Attack (1991/1.137)
The Slave Market (2004/2.11.7)
Bidding Farewell (2004/2.11.3)
Pigeon Coop (2013/2.351)
Crossing the River (2004/2.11.2)
Eva and Topsy (2004/2.11.1)
Untitled (1993/2.13.4)
Colored (2003/1.406)
After Manet (2004/2.3)
Wasted Youth I (1999/1.85)
Ten Builders (2000/2.126)
Temple of Autos (2004/1.155)
Michigan Worker (2004/1.153)

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