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F17 Babcock - WRITING 100 - Transition to College Writing

Analyzing Visual Culture

Ernst Kirchner
Bathing Girls
1912
graphite | paper
Gift of Herbert Barrows
2000/2.167
A man clothed in pants, shoes, and a long-sleeved shirt sits at a small table with his hands folded. Part of a loaf of bread sits on the upper left corner of the table. The man is in a small room with a small, square, barred window high on the wall behind him. There is a toilet without a lid behind him to his left.
George Grosz
In Prison
1918
ink | wove paper
Gift of Herbert Barrows
2000/2.224
The color screenprint depicts four dark skinned figures walking past a construction site—likely a family. The man is dressed in a black suit, black shoes, yellow tie, and tan hat. The woman wears a red and white dress, yellow jacket, and red cap. The little girl stands to the left of mother, holding her hand. She wears a yellow dress, white tights, brown shoes, and a red cap. A small boy wears brown pants, tan shoes, a yellow shirt, and blue jacket. He stands to the right of the father and holds his hand.  <br /><br />
In the background, there are three men working at the construction site. There are two men in blue jumpsuits, one has dark skin and the other white. A third dark skinned man wears a gray jumpsuit and holds a saw. The print is signed and dated (l.r.) "Jacob Lawrence 1974" in pencil.
Jacob Lawrence
Builders (The Family)
1974
screenprint | paper
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.532
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
A young girl seated on a wooden porch, hands up to her neck.
Dorothea Lange
The Eight-Year Old Daughter of a Tobacco Farmer
1939 – 1990
toned gelatin silver print | paper
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division Reproduction # (407697 - LCUSF34 - 17918
2013/2.152
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
This print is a colorful image of a sink filled with green water. At the center, there is a miniature boat that floats in the water. On the counter-space of the sink at the back, there sits various toiletries such as mouthwash, perfume, toothbrushes, and a razor. Almost out of the frame, a red washcloth hangs off the left edge of the sink. The print is signed (l.r.) "Doug Webb" and numbered (l.l.) "AP 24/75" in pencil.
Doug Webb
Urban Daydream II
1985
screenprint | paper
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick
2005/1.415
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
Elliott Erwitt
Felix, Gladys and Rover, New York City, from "Master Prints Volume I"
1974
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Sobel
1987/1.194.4
This color photolithograph is in shades of purple and blue and has an image of a woman's head. She is wearing an elaborate hat and glasses. The hat is a large sphere and is covered in stripes of colored sequins. The glasses also have colored sequins but in the shape of flowers.
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi
Cucumber Night Cream
1965 – 1970
photolithograph | paper
Gift of Professor Diane M. Kirkpatrick
2000/2.14.27
A blue vertical rectangle contains a red oblong circle covering its lower section which is truncated at the lower left edge.
Ellsworth Kelly
Untitled, from "Ten Works + Ten Painters"
1964
screenprint | paper
Gift of Graham and Marianne Smith
1986/1.194.3

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