Causes of Disease

This print shows a truck with post-like things sticking out of the hood and a post attached to the roof. The color is off register. 
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi
The accident syndrome, the Genesis of injury
screenprint on paper
14 15/16 in x 10 in (37.94 cm x 25.4 cm)
Gift of Professor Diane M. Kirkpatrick
Two women and a man stand over a pile of dead bodies; one woman is visibly in a state of distress. 
Dmitri Baltermants
A Woman Finds Her Husband, Kerch, Crimea
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
This print has a series of thick black lines arranged vertically in regular intervals, that are stoped at the top by a doubled diagonal line.  At the top center, there is a heart shape, outlined in black and colored in with a bright blue. The whole print, save the blue heart, is a dark hunter green.
Patrick Caulfield
You'll be sick if you spend all your time indoors
screenprint on paper
16 1/8 in x 14 3/16 in (40.96 cm x 36.04 cm);24 in x 22 1/16 in (60.96 cm x 56.04 cm)
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick
This photograph shows a young boy in overalls and standing before a wooden house missing his right arm.
Lewis W. Hine
Luther - 16 yrs. old. Right arm was cut off by a running saw in a box factory. Now attending school.
gelatin silver print on paper
6 3/4 in x 4 3/4 in (17.1 cm x 12.1 cm);19 5/16 in x 14 5/16 in (49.05 cm x 36.35 cm);6 15/16 in x 4 15/16 in (17.6 cm x 12.5 cm)
Museum Purchase
Circular black glass snuff bottle with I Ching (Chinese fortune telling) in the surface in yellow. On the top is a green stopper.
Black glass snuff bottle with yin-yang
2 11/16 in. x 1 7/8 in. x 1 in. ( 6.8 cm x 4.7 cm x 2.5 cm )
Gift of Mr. Robert W. Coggan
Abstract sculpture in white with red on three ends, with a pattern of small raised bumps covering the entirity of the piece and creating a rough texture. The sculpture is formed with two ball shaped figures on top and two long curves on bottom.
Susan Crowell
Nociceptor-Heart Sutra
white stoneware, industrial ceramic pigment
9 in. x 18 in. x 9 in. ( 22.86 cm x 45.72 cm x 22.86 cm )
Gift of Ellen Wilt
Robert Thom
Pasteur: The Chemist Who Transformed Medicine, from "The History of Medicine"
oil on canvas
3 ft. 11 5/16 in. x 38 11/16 in. (120.02 x 98.11 cm)
From the collection of Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan, Gift of Pfizer, Inc.
This elongated vase has a small, round base and an undulating, swan-like attenuated neck that ends in a flaring mouth. The length of the neck of the vessel has ridges and the surface has a dark iridescent quality of green and blue
Louis Comfort Tiffany
Persian Rosewater Sprinkler
iridescent glass
17 9/16 x 5 9/16 x 5 3/8 in. (44.5 x 14 x 13.5 cm);17 9/16 x 5 9/16 x 5 3/8 in. (44.5 x 14 x 13.5 cm)
University purchase 1930, transferred to the Museum of Art, 1972/2.223
Robert Thom
Leeuwenhoek and the "Little Animals", from "The History of Medicine"
oil on canvas
40 x 32 13/16 in. (101.6 x 83.2 cm)
From the collection of Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan, Gift of Pfizer, Inc.
From a rocky promontory which juts out from the left edge of the frame, a blasted hardwood tree reaches to the horizon, surrounded by an ocean, seen on the right and in the background. A few birds are visible in the air. 
Warren Lombard
The Old Witch
drypoint on paper
6 in x 8 in (15.2 cm x 20.32 cm)
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Alfred H. White
Back view of two soldiers on a dirt mound—one standing with arm outstretched, the other crouching down—with an explosion in the distance. 
Dmitri Baltermants
Grenade Attack
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
This watercolor, chalk and pastel on brown paper depicts a loosely sketched landscape with a dramatic grey-blue cloud taking up most of the composition. A triangular sliver of green and white water interrupts the land and sky from the left below the horizon line. The foreground is rendered in a broad wash of brown watercolor.
John Linnell
Landscape with Stormy Sky
black chalk, white and green pastel and watercolor on brown wove paper
5 7/8 in x 9 5/16 in (14.92 cm x 23.65 cm)
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink


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38 Collection Object Sources

Grenade Attack (2013/2.321)
A Lie (1985/2.18)
Untitled (1969/1.109)
The Plague (1960/2.131)
Ebola and Christ (2016/2.163)
Nez Percé Babe (1997/1.160)
Family (1949/2.58)
Noon (1943.148)
Mother and Baby (2008/2.448)
Anthony (2012/2.19)
Infant Nude (2007/2.95)

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