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F17 Babcock - WRITING 100 - Transition to College Writing

Analyzing Visual Culture

Ernst Kirchner
Bathing Girls
graphite on paper
15.9 x 19 1/2 in. (40.5 x 49.5 cm);22 1/8 x 28 1/8 in. (56.04 x 71.28 cm);15.9 x 19 1/2 in. (40.5 x 49.5 cm)
Gift of Herbert Barrows
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
ink on wove paper
18 13/16 in x 12 3/8 in (47.78 cm x 31.43 cm);24 in x 17 1/2 in (60.96 cm x 44.45 cm)
Gift of Herbert Barrows
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)
screenprint on paper
34 in x 25 3/4 in (86.36 cm x 65.41 cm);29 15/16 in x 22 1/8 in (76.04 cm x 56.2 cm);38 3/4 in x 28 in (98.43 cm x 71.12 cm)
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
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
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
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
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
screenprint on paper
29 5/16 in x 35 9/16 in (74.45 cm x 90.33 cm);21 3/4 in x 28 15/16 in (55.25 cm x 73.5 cm)
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick
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
screenprint on paper
48 in x 38 3/4 in (121.92 cm x 98.43 cm);48 in x 38 3/4 in (121.92 cm x 98.43 cm)
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick
Elliott Erwitt
Felix, Gladys and Rover, New York City, from "Master Prints Volume I"
gelatin silver print on paper
19 15/16 in. x 24 in. ( 50.7 cm x 60.9 cm )
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Sobel
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
photolithograph on paper
14 15/16 in x 10 in (38 cm x 25.4 cm)
Gift of Professor Diane M. Kirkpatrick
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"
screenprint on paper
24 1/16 in x 20 1/16 in (61.12 cm x 50.96 cm);32 1/16 in x 26 1/16 in (81.44 cm x 66.2 cm);24 1/16 in x 20 1/16 in (61.12 cm x 50.96 cm);22 1/16 in x 18 1/16 in (56.04 cm x 45.88 cm)
Gift of Graham and Marianne Smith

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