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F16 Cassel - ENGLISH 124 - Academic Writing and Literature

Environmental Dystopias

John Collier
View from the Dix Road Bridge, Detroit, Michigan, from "Detroit Focus 2000"
black and white photograph on paper
11 in. x 14 in. ( 27.9 cm x 35.5 cm )
Gift of Detroit Focus 2000, and partial purchase with funds from the Jean Paul Slusser Memorial Fund
This is a black and white photograph of an outdoor scene showing a rocky mountainside with block retaining walls and scrub like vegetation. In front of this slope are three multilevel dirt roads with tire tracks. In the foreground is a long cement slab, like a roadway curb.
Joe Deal
Brea, California, from "The Fault Zone"
gold-toned gelatin silver print on paper
13 13/16 in. x 13 3/4 in. ( 35.1 cm x 35 cm )
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
This is a black and white photograph showing a bird's eye view of a desert garden. There is a circular grass area surrounded by a landscaped sandy terrain. A picnic table sits among the planted trees, flowers and bushes. In the background is a rocky hillside with groundcover vegetation.
Joe Deal
Santa Barbara, California, from "The Fault Zone"
gold-toned gelatin silver print on paper
13 13/16 in. x 13 3/4 in. ( 35.1 cm x 35 cm )
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
Two orange buildings on snow-covered ground on either side of an unplowed road. 
Object Orange
Auburndale Site, Highland Park, MI, #3
iris print on paper
22 15/16 in x 33 1/16 in (58.26 cm x 83.98 cm);20 ¼ in x 32 9/16 in (20 ¼ in x 82.71 cm);22 15/16 in x 33 1/16 in (58.26 cm x 83.98 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by Stuart and Maxine Frankel
This photograph depicts a desert landscape with a craggy rock formation rising in the far distance in the central portion of the horizon. A dirt road extends through the foreground. The top half of the image depicts a vast, cloudless sky in tones of blue and pink.
Richard Misrach
Shiprock Triptych #1
cibachrome print on paper
8 1/16 in x 10 1/16 in (20.48 cm x 25.56 cm)
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick
Laton Alton Huffman
After the Buffalo Run, North Montana
colotype print on paper
9 15/16 in. x 7 15/16 in. ( 25.3 cm x 20.2 cm )
Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Michael Fauman
This photograph depicts a view of a desert landscape with a fish hanging from the top of a thin pole in the foreground.  Behind the fish is a small cemetery that has mounds and crosses and in the distance are a few small buildings. Two more poles with fish hanging from them appear farther away in the image to the right of the fish in the foreground.
Patrick Nagatani
Japanese Children's Day Carp Banners, Paguate Village, Jackpile Mine Uranium Tailings, Laguna Pueblo Reservation, New Mexico
dye destruction print on paper
16 ⅛ in x 20 1/16 in (40.96 cm x 50.96 cm)
Gift of Beverly Baker in memory of Morris D. Baker
Bruce Davidson
Untitled (Child with a Doll Carriage), from "Welsh Miners"
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 19 15/16 in (40.64 cm x 50.64 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas M. Kenyon
Michael Kenna
The Rouge Study #51, Dearborn, MI
sepia-toned gelatin silver print on paper
7 1/2 in x 7 5/8 in (19 cm x 19.4 cm)
Gift of Shirley Kollins in memory of Lee Kollins
Michael Kenna
The Rouge Study #6, Dearborn, MI
sepia-toned gelatin silver print on paper
7 11/16 in x 7 11/16 in (19.5 cm x 19.5 cm);16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Shirley Kollins in memory of Lee Kollins
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 shows a landscape with a mountain rising in the middle of the background. There are trees and grass in front, and a body of water in the foreground. At the center, on the edge of the water, sits a faucet, a razor, and a toothbrush in a clear glass as if the body of water is a sink.<br />
The print is signed (l.r.) "Doug Webb" and numbered (l.l.) "197/275" in pencil.
Doug Webb
Cleanliness is Next to Godliness
screenprint on paper
29 1/2 in x 36 in (74.93 cm x 91.44 cm);21 1/2 in x 29 in (54.61 cm x 73.66 cm)
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick

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