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Social Justice and Art, 1969-today

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
linoleum cut on paper
( )
Gift of Elizabeth Catlett
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
gelatin silver print on paper
9 1/16 in x 13 7/16 in (23.02 cm x 34.13 cm)
Gift of Stanley T. Lesser, A.B. 1951, J.D. 1953
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
gelatin silver print on paper
9 1/16 in x 13 7/16 in (23.02 cm x 34.13 cm)
Gift of Stanley T. Lesser, A.B. 1951, J.D. 1953
Richard Hamilton
Kent State
screenprint on paper
28 11/16 in. x 40 1/16 in. ( 72.8 cm x 101.7 cm )
Gift of Graham and Marianne Smith
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
welding goggles, metal, hanging bells, rusty bottle cap, pulleys, chains, and padlock mounted on plywood
20 7/8 in x 10 3/8 in x 2 9/16 in (53.02 cm x 26.35 cm x 6.51 cm);20 7/8 in x 10 3/8 in x 2 9/16 in (53.02 cm x 26.35 cm x 6.51 cm)
Gift of the artist
Interior view of a bedroom with chests of drawers and a dressing glass mirror.
Walker Evans
Bedroom, Fisherman's House, Nova Scotia
gelatin silver print on paper
10 in x 8 in (25.4 cm x 20.3 cm);14 3/8 in x 19 3/8 in (36.51 cm x 49.21 cm);72 3/16 in x 7 1/4 in (183.4 cm x 18.4 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan Daily
This photograph depicts two figures seated at a picnic table outside a rural home.
Walker Evans
Robert Frank's House, Nova Scotia
gelatin silver print on paper
8 in x 10 in (20.32 cm x 25.4 cm);14 3/8 in x 19 3/8 in (36.51 cm x 49.21 cm);7 11/16 in x 7 5/8 in (19.53 cm x 19.37 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan Daily
Manny Crisostomo
Image from "A Class Act", Detroit, Michigan, from "Detroit Focus 2000"
color photograph on paper
11 in. x 14 in. ( 27.9 cm x 35.5 cm )
Gift of Detroit Focus 2000, and partial purchase with funds from the Jean Paul Slusser Memorial Fund
Don Doll, S.J.
James Holy Eagle, 102 Years Old, from "Detroit Focus 2000"
color photograph on paper
14 in. ( 35.5 cm )
Gift of Detroit Focus 2000, and partial purchase with funds from the Jean Paul Slusser Memorial Fund
Todd Weinstein
Torah in Auschwitz, from "Detroit Focus 2000"
black and white photograph on paper
11 in. x 14 in. ( 27.9 cm x 35.5 cm )
Gift of Detroit Focus 2000, and partial purchase with funds from the Jean Paul Slusser Memorial Fund
Object Orange
Auburndale Site, Highland Park, MI, #5
iris print on paper
33 1/16 in. x 22 1/4 in. ( 84 cm x 56.5 cm )
Museum purchase made possible by Stuart and Maxine Frankel
Single orange building on snow-covered ground with a large tree on the viewer's right. 
Object Orange
Auburndale Site, Highland Park, MI, #4
iris print on paper
22 ⅛ in x 33 1/16 in (22 ⅛ in x 83.98 cm);21 ⅝ in x 32 ½ in (21 ⅝ in x 32 ½ in);22 ⅛ in x 33 1/16 in (22 ⅛ in x 83.98 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by Stuart and Maxine Frankel

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Part of 3 Learning Collections

American Orientalist art at the turn of the 20th century
<p>America Encounters Asia in Art</p>

42 Collection Object Sources

New York City (1981/2.65.5)
New York City (1981/2.65.8)
Kent State (1991/2.84)
Michigan Worker (2004/1.153)
Ups and Downs (2002/1.202)
Untitled (1993/2.13.1)
Art Attack (1991/1.137)
Untitled (1993/2.13.3)
Untitled (1993/2.13.4)
Untitled (1993/2.13.2)
Marilyn Monroe (1997/1.123)
Ice House (2012/2.2)
Untitled (1993/2.63)
Colored (2003/1.406)
Freedom, a Fable (1997/1.527)
Untitled (2006/1.152)
Apsara Warrior (2007/2.79)
Hiroshima Series (1997/1.533.6)
Hiroshima Series (1997/1.533.4)

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