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Sp17 Miller - ENGLISH 270 - American Migrations

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
1937
lithograph | paper
Allocated by the U.S. Government
Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
1943.2
This print shows a landscape with a mountain rising in the middle of the background. There are trees and grass in front, and a body of water in the foreground. At the center, on the edge of the water, sits a faucet, a razor, and a toothbrush in a clear glass as if the body of water is a sink.<br />
The print is signed (l.r.) "Doug Webb" and numbered (l.l.) "197/275" in pencil.
Doug Webb
Cleanliness is Next to Godliness
1980 - 1990
screenprint | paper
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick
2004/2.40
Max Yavno
Muscle Beach
1949
gelatin silver print | paper
Museum Purchase
1976/2.17
In an interior space, a large group of men stand with their right arms out and their left elbows bent with their hands on their hips. They are all facing a man whose back is to the viewer. He is also holding his right arm out.
George Wesley Bellows
Business-Men's Class
1916
lithograph | wove paper
Museum Purchase
1965/2.9
Howard Bingham
Cleveland, from "Detroit Focus 2000"
1975
black and white photograph | paper
Gift of Detroit Focus 2000, and partial purchase with funds from the Jean Paul Slusser Memorial Fund
2003/2.69.5
This print has three main images all printed in a monochromatic grey. At the top is an image of a man, in a tweed coat and fur hat, polishing a motorcycle. The scene is from a pier. The sign says "GANGWAY 1," with the ocean and the Statue of Liberty in the background. The central image is a detail of the face of the Statue of Liberty, with a small boy visible in her crown. The bottom image is more abstracted shapes from a dot-matrix image.
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi
Fifty Nine Varieties of Paradise
1965 - 1970
photolithograph | paper
Gift of Professor Diane M. Kirkpatrick
2000/2.14.31
This print shows a festive, large, dense crowd of people at a beach. Some figures on the right side of the print appear to be climbing on top of each other in a human pyramid. To the left is a bridge or boardwalk that is also crowded with people.
Reginald Marsh
Coney Island Beach
1934
etching | paper
Museum Purchase
1956/1.52
Elliott Erwitt
Pennsylvania Dutch and Adidas, Santa Cruz, U.S.A., from "Recent Developments"
1975
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Lawrence and Carol Zicklin
1987/1.175.5
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.&nbsp;
Sargent Johnson
Lenox Avenue
1938
lithograph | paper
Allocated by the U.S. Government
Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
1943.63
This colorful print is broken up in to four panels, which are divided by a black border with white dashes and then surrounded by a red border, which includes designs in white. In the upper left panel is the image of a blue and yellow house. The upper right shows a television set sitting on a table alongside a glass of milk, a key ring, notepad, plate, and cell phone. In the lower left panel, the bust of a girl with blonde hair in pig-tail braids is standing in front of two houses, one traditional and one modern. The lower right panel depicts an orange, yellow, and red store labeled "Shop and Buy" with a parking lot out front. The artist's initals are included in the print (l.r.) in white on red "RG".
Rodney Alan Greenblat
Christina's World
1989
screenprint | paper
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick
2004/2.42
A "Norton Abrasives" wooden crate is filled with empty rusted gallon paint containers with dried paint inside. A cracked rearview mirror is attached to one side and an American flag is smushed into one side of the box. A small toy platypus sits inside one of the paint cans, although the platypus is moveable; instructions to museum state that museum staff can place platypus where they please.
Tyree Guyton
Untitled (Paint Cans)
1980 - 2010
paint cans, wooden crate, American flag, rearview mirror, ceramic
Gift of H. David Zucca
2013/2.310
This photograph depicts a view of a desert landscape with a fish hanging from the top of a thin pole in the foreground. &nbsp;Behind the fish is a small cemetery that has mounds and crosses and in the distance are a few small buildings. Two more poles with fish hanging from them appear farther away in the image to the right of the fish in the foreground.
Patrick Nagatani
Japanese Children's Day Carp Banners, Paguate Village, Jackpile Mine Uranium Tailings, Laguna Pueblo Reservation, New Mexico
1990
dye destruction print | paper
Gift of Beverly Baker in memory of Morris D. Baker
2004/1.106


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