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Sp18 Frisina - AMCULT 311 / ENGLISH 317 / RCHUMS 334 - Contemporary African-American Literature - visit 1

This image is a circular format black and white photograph depicting four young African American girls wearing floral dresses lounging on a blanket in the grass. Three girls sit or prop themselves up and look at the camera, the fourth girl lays down, with her eyes closed. The glass in the frame has a domed surface, creating a fish-eye effect.
Carrie Mae Weems
After Manet
chromogenic print on paper
33 ¾ in x 33 ¾ in x 1 ½ in (85.73 cm x 85.73 cm x 3.81 cm);33 ¾ in x 33 ¾ in x 1 ½ in (85.73 cm x 85.73 cm x 3.81 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
A studio portrait of a young African American woman in 1920s apparel, including a short hairstyle, stockings, necklace, and dress. She stands with her left leg resting on a bench with her right arm akimbo.
James Van Der Zee
Model
gelatin silver print on paper
7 in x 5 in (17.78 cm x 12.7 cm);14 5/16 in x 19 5/16 in (36.35 cm x 49.05 cm)
Museum Purchase
Don Camp
Brother who Taught Me To Dance/Ira Camp
earth pigment and casein monoprint on rag paper
30 in. x 22 in. ( 76.2 cm x 55.9 cm )
Gift of the artist's wife
Don Camp
Man Who Writes/John Wideman
earth pigment and casein monoprint on paper
30 in. x 22 in. ( 76.2 cm x 55.9 cm )
Gift of Suzan and Michael Alexander in memory of Scott M. Ziobro
Black and white image of a man and woman seated on a sofa. The woman is holding the man's left hand.
Joanne Leonard
Barbara Slider and Leo Reed (Soon to be Married)
gelatin silver print on paper
10 in x 8 in (25.4 cm x 20.32 cm);6 1/2 in x 6 in (16.51 cm x 15.24 cm)
Gift of the artist
Black and white image of a marriage ceremony with the bride and groom sitting beneath a decorated archway. 
Joanne Leonard
Ruth Ester’s Wedding Party in Garden
gelatin silver print on paper
10 in x 8 in (25.4 cm x 20.32 cm);6 in x 6 in (15.24 cm x 15.24 cm)
Gift of the artist
Black and white image of two woman in a bedroom with one woman sitting on a bed while having her hair fixed by the other woman. A dress hangs in the window. 
Joanne Leonard
Ruth Esther’s Wedding – Wedding Preparations
gelatin silver print on paper
10 in x 8 in (25.4 cm x 20.32 cm);6 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in (16.51 cm x 16.51 cm)
Gift of the artist
Black and white image of a woman in a wedding dress and veil standing on an outdoor second-floor landing looking over her shoulder. A bouquet falls toward a group of people and a photographer stands in the foreground.
Joanne Leonard
Bride Throws the Bouquet
gelatin silver print on paper
10 in x 8 in (25.4 cm x 20.32 cm);6 in x 6 in (15.24 cm x 15.24 cm)
Gift of the artist
Black and white image of students wearing uniforms wth drums attached by straps. A single lamp post is in the background. 
Joanne Leonard
McClymonds High School Band Members Pose
gelatin silver print on paper
10 in x 8 in (25.4 cm x 20.32 cm);7 1/4 in x 6 1/2 in (18.41 cm x 16.51 cm)
Gift of the artist
An assemblage of found objects: a salvaged wood frame with wood inlay letters spelling &quot;COLORED,&quot; four portrait photographs of African American females (two photogaphs on either side of a printed poem), nine thread samples under photographs, and one hand mirror hanging on a decorative brass hook to the viewer&#39;s right of the frame. The poem reads:&nbsp;<br />
&quot;Light is Alright<br />
Yellow is Mellow<br />
Brown, Stick Around<br />
Black, Get Back<br />
(but black don&#39;t crack)&quot;<br />
<br />
The wood has a strong smell, may have been treated with molasses.<br />
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&nbsp;
Betye Saar
Colored
mixed media assemblage with photographs, paper, and thread on wood
14 ½ in x 30 in x 1 ½ in (36.83 cm x 76.2 cm x 3.81 cm);10 in x 5 in x ½ in (25.4 cm x 12.7 cm x 1.27 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by Dr. James and Vivian Curtis and the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
Baldwin Lee
Untitled, Vicksburg, MS
gelatin silver print on paper
15 7/8 in x 20 1/16 in (40.32 cm x 50.96 cm)
Museum Purchase
Baldwin Lee
Untitled, Columbia, SC
gelatin silver print on paper
15 7/8 in x 20 1/16 in (40.32 cm x 50.96 cm)
Museum Purchase

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