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Social Justice and Art, 1969-today

This photograph depicts a scene at a crowded political demonstration in a city. The crowd is waving flags and signs, and a reporter is extending a microphone to a yelling man wearing a construction hardhat.
Garry Winogrand
New York City
1970
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Stanley T. Lesser, A.B. 1951, J.D. 1953
1981/2.65.5
This photograph depicts a scene at a crowded political demonstration. A reporter stands at the center of the frame and is interviewing a woman. Behind them are handmade picket signs.
Garry Winogrand
New York City
1971
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Stanley T. Lesser, A.B. 1951, J.D. 1953
1981/2.65.8
This print is composed of sets of faces in three registers.  Along the top, in a black stripe, is a repeated, closely cropped image of a woman's face looking to the left.  In the middle left are five repeated images in shades of brown of a woman's face looking right, toward the face of a man in black.  Along the bottom are three large images of a woman's face in green, brown and blue.
Elizabeth Catlett
Malcolm X Speaks for Us
1969
linoleum cut | paper
Gift of Elizabeth Catlett
2006/1.96
Richard Hamilton
Kent State
1970
screenprint | paper
Gift of Graham and Marianne Smith
1991/2.84
A mixed media assemblage consisting of welding goggles, rusted metal, a padlock, and two rusted bells hanging from a chain mounted on a wooden board with screws. The position of the objects, with goggles at the top, makes the assemblage look vaguely face-like.
George Vargas
Michigan Worker
1985
welding goggles, metal, hanging bells, rusty bottle cap, pulleys, chains, padlock | plywood
Gift of the artist
2004/1.153
Interior view of a bedroom with chests of drawers and a dressing glass mirror.
Walker Evans
Bedroom, Fisherman's House, Nova Scotia
1971
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan Daily
1990/2.44
This photograph depicts two figures seated at a picnic table outside a rural home.
Walker Evans
Robert Frank's House, Nova Scotia
1971
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan Daily
1990/2.40
Manny Crisostomo
Image from "A Class Act", Detroit, Michigan, from "Detroit Focus 2000"
1989
color photograph | paper
Gift of Detroit Focus 2000, and partial purchase with funds from the Jean Paul Slusser Memorial Fund
2003/2.69.8
Don Doll, S.J.
James Holy Eagle, 102 Years Old, from "Detroit Focus 2000"
1991
color photograph | paper
Gift of Detroit Focus 2000, and partial purchase with funds from the Jean Paul Slusser Memorial Fund
2003/2.69.9
Todd Weinstein
Torah in Auschwitz, from "Detroit Focus 2000"
1995
black and white photograph | paper
Gift of Detroit Focus 2000, and partial purchase with funds from the Jean Paul Slusser Memorial Fund
2003/2.69.38
Object Orange
Auburndale Site, Highland Park, MI, #5
2007
iris print | paper
Museum purchase made possible by Stuart and Maxine Frankel
2007/2.4
Single orange building on snow-covered ground with a large tree on the viewer's right. 
Object Orange
Auburndale Site, Highland Park, MI, #4
2007
iris print | paper
Museum purchase made possible by Stuart and Maxine Frankel
2007/2.3

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