W16 Miller - ENGLISH 362 - U.S. Modernism in Word and Image

Around and behind a central image of a sewing machine are overlapping images of people, ships, a building fire, the Statue of Liberty, and small blocks of text.
Ida Abelman
My Father Reminisces
lithograph on paper
14 9/16 in x 18 7/16 in (36.99 cm x 46.83 cm)
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
Robert Gwathmey
Across the Field
serigraph on paper
12 ¼ in x 14 in (31.12 cm x 35.56 cm);22 1/16 in x 28 1/16 in (56.04 cm x 71.28 cm);17 1/16 in x 18 1/16 in (43.34 cm x 45.88 cm);12 ¼ in x 14 in (31.12 cm x 35.56 cm)
Museum Purchase
In a nocturnal setting, a large crowd of people is corralled into a space encased by a railing.  The figures are in various states of distress and unrest.  
George Wesley Bellows
The Crowd
lithograph on paper
12 7/8 in x 15 7/8 in (32.7 cm x 40.32 cm)
Dr. Herbert & Doris Sloan
Two shadowed figures with weapons on the left face a group of four figures, in the light, on the right. Of the four, one is holding a sign and another is lying on the ground. Smoke from a fire billows in the background alongside industrial machinery.
Thomas Hart Benton
Mine Strike
lithograph on paper
9 3/16 in x 10 7/8 in (23.34 cm x 27.62 cm)
Museum Purchase
Stuart Davis
Two Figures & El
lithograph on paper
11 in x 15 in (27.94 cm x 38.1 cm);22 1/16 in x 18 ⅛ in (56.04 cm x 46.04 cm);16 9/16 in x 20 15/16 in (42.07 cm x 53.18 cm)
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
Black, tan and white, industrial buldings with steam coming out of the smoke stacks. The steam is in the formation of a snake moving through the painting.
Marian Spore Bush
Sabotage
oil on canvas
46 in x 64 in (116.84 cm x 162.56 cm)
Gift from the family of Marian S. Bush
Alexander Calder
Quilt
lithograph on paper
22 in x 29 7/8 in (55.9 cm x 75.9 cm)
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
Edward Hopper
Night Shadows
etching on Van Gelder wove paper
10 ¾ in x 13 13/16 in (10 ¾ in x 35.08 cm)
Gift of Dr. & Mrs. S.J. Axelrod
This is an abstract face of a figure looking to the right. The head is divided into compartments of varying textures by several straight lines. There are piano keys are on the left side of the head, and a cigarette at top left. 
Sargent Claude Johnson
Lenox Avenue
lithograph on paper
12 ½ in x 8 9/16 in (31.75 cm x 21.75 cm)
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
Elevated and angled view down Fifth Avenue from the St. Regis Hotel in New York City.
Alvin Langdon Coburn
Fifth Avenue, from the St. Regis
photogravure on paper
7 3/8 in x 5 7/8 in (18.7 cm x 14.9 cm);14 3/8 in x 19 3/8 in (36.5 cm x 49.2 cm);7 7/8 in x 6 1/4 in (20 cm x 15.9 cm)
Museum Purchase
A young girl seated on a wooden porch, hands up to her neck.
Dorothea Lange
The Eight-Year Old Daughter of a Tobacco Farmer
toned gelatin silver print on paper
10 in. x 10 in. ( 25.4 cm x 25.4 cm )
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division Reproduction # (407697 - LCUSF34 - 17918
This photograph shows a young boy in overalls and standing before a wooden house missing his right arm.
Lewis W. Hine
Luther - 16 yrs. old. Right arm was cut off by a running saw in a box factory. Now attending school.
gelatin silver print on paper
6 3/4 in x 4 3/4 in (17.1 cm x 12.1 cm);19 5/16 in x 14 5/16 in (49.05 cm x 36.35 cm);6 15/16 in x 4 15/16 in (17.6 cm x 12.5 cm)
Museum Purchase

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