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W17 Carroll - AMCULT 405 - Topics in American Culture

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Manuel Carrillo
Woman Against Wall Eating, and Feeding Baby
20th century
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Arnold M. Gilbert
1981/2.10
This pring shows the shoulders and skull of a skeleton wearing a wide brimmed hat adorned with plumes and decorative objects. 
José Guadalupe Posada
Calavera de la Catrina
1905 – 1915
relief etching | paper
Museum Purchase
1958/1.124
This print shows a black and white skull on a hairy, insect-like body with a tail and six legs. The figure holds another skull in its right hand and a bone in its left hand. Other smaller skulls and bones surround the figure.
José Guadalupe Posada
Calavera Huertista
1905 – 1915
relief engraving | paper
Museum Purchase
1958/1.122
In this line drawing, three figures are seated on the ground, in a diagonal row, making hats out of grasses. The first has a large bundle of raw materials, the second appears to be weaving them, and the third, a woman, is holding a nearly finished hat. Behind them is a large pile of hats.
Diego Rivera
Hat Makers
1931
India ink | india ink on paper
Gift of Mrs. Florence L. Stol
1964/2.42
Manuel Alvarez Bravo
Day of All Dead
1933 – 1981
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Lawrence and Carol Zicklin
1987/1.174.8
Manuel Alvarez Bravo
How Small the World Is
1942 – 1981
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Lawrence and Carol Zicklin
1987/1.174.15
Centered on the page of this print are two figures. They are dressed in white shirts, with red capes over their left sholders and matching pants, both trimmed in blue. Both figures are also wearing red cone-shaped headdresses that have a large circular decoration attached with red and blue concentric circles. Both figures are faceless and have black hair. The figures hold black round objects. They are depicted in movement.
Carlos Mérida
Danza de los Quetzales
1937 – 1939
lithograph | paper
Museum Purchase
1944.1
This print shows two figures dancing in front of three musicians by the water with a moon in the sky and reflected in the water. A far away seaside fort is visible in the upper left corner. 
Miguel Covarrubias
Afro-Cuban Dancers and Percussionists
1920 – 1940
lithograph | paper
Museum Purchase
1953/2.45
A photograph of a group of four young men in football jerseys and casual attire walking down the street. Behind them are two steel rolling doors covered in graffiti.
Danny Lyon
Carlos Leaving the Football Game
1992
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2013/2.354
A photograph of a young man playing Wiffleball. He stands near the corner of an exterior brick enclosure, leaning back on one foot, preparing to hit the ball.
Danny Lyon
Arsenio Playing Wiffleball
1992
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2013/2.353
A photograph from a rooftop. An entrance to the roof is seen in the foreground adjacent to a wall covered in graffiti. Beyond the architecture of the roof, a flock of pigeons flies in an open sky.
Danny Lyon
Roof Top, Cypress Avenue
1992
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
2013/2.355
Three kneeling men are being executed by soldiers. The soldiers are wearing masks and holding guns.
Armando Morales
Asesinato del General Sandino detras del Viejo Campo de Aviacion
1993
lithograph | paper
Gift of the Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin
2011/1.96.7

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