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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
gelatin silver print on paper
8 in. x 9 15/16 in. ( 20.3 cm x 25.3 cm )
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Arnold M. Gilbert
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
relief etching on paper
4 5/16 in x 6 1/8 in (10.95 cm x 15.56 cm);4 5/16 in x 6 1/8 in (10.95 cm x 15.56 cm);12 13/16 in x 9 7/16 in (32.54 cm x 23.97 cm);19 3/8 in x 14 3/8 in (49.21 cm x 36.51 cm)
Museum Purchase
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
relief engraving on paper
8 9/16 in x 8 9/16 in (21.75 cm x 21.75 cm);22 1/8 in x 18 1/8 in (56.2 cm x 46.04 cm);16 5/8 in x 13 3/4 in (42.23 cm x 34.92 cm)
Museum Purchase
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
India ink
18 3/4 in x 12 1/4 in (47.63 cm x 31.12 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Florence L. Stol
Manuel Alvarez Bravo
Day of All Dead
gelatin silver print on paper
9 15/16 in x 7 15/16 in (25.2 cm x 20.1 cm)
Gift of Lawrence and Carol Zicklin
Manuel Alvarez Bravo
How Small the World Is
gelatin silver print on paper
8 in x 9 15/16 in (20.3 cm x 25.3 cm);8 in x 10 1/16 in (20.3 cm x 25.5 cm);14 3/8 in x 19 3/8 in (36.51 cm x 49.21 cm);7 5/16 in x 9 5/8 in (18.6 cm x 24.4 cm)
Gift of Lawrence and Carol Zicklin
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
lithograph on paper
16 7/8 in x 12 1/2 in (42.86 cm x 31.75 cm)
Museum Purchase
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
lithograph on paper
9 1/4 in x 13 1/2 in (23.5 cm x 34.29 cm);11 15/16 in x 16 1/16 in (30.32 cm x 40.8 cm);22 1/16 in x 28 1/8 in (56.04 cm x 71.44 cm)
Museum Purchase
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
gelatin silver print on paper
11 in x 14 in (27.94 cm x 35.56 cm)
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
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
gelatin silver print on paper
14 in x 11 in (35.56 cm x 27.94 cm)
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
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
gelatin silver print on paper
11 in x 14 in (27.94 cm x 35.56 cm)
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
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
lithograph on paper
30 1/8 in. x 22 7/16 in. ( 76.5 cm x 57 cm )
Gift of the Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin

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