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F19 Dischler, et al - GERMAN 231 / 221 - Heimat (Belonging)

This painting has a large tower of geometric lines and shapes on the right side and and a large square with similar lines on the left side. In the foreground, along the bottom edge of the painting, is an arrangment of rectangles that are criss-crossed with additional lines. Bright blue, red, yellow and white appear throughout the painting.
Jimmy Ernst
Checkpoint I
oil on masonite
11 1/8 in x 15 1/16 in (28.26 cm x 38.26 cm);15 1/16 in x 18 7/8 in (38.26 cm x 47.94 cm)
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Irving Levitt
Around and behind a central image of a sewing machine are overlapping images of people, ships, a building fire, the Statue of Liberty, and small blocks of text.
Ida Abelman
My Father Reminisces
lithograph on paper
14 9/16 in x 18 7/16 in (36.99 cm x 46.83 cm)
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
Todd Weinstein
Torah in Auschwitz, 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
George Grosz
Religion of the Sword
ink on paper
25 5/16 in x 19 13/16 in (64.29 cm x 50.32 cm);30 in x 24 3/4 in (76.2 cm x 62.87 cm)
Gift of Helmut Stern
Image of a book lying open to a page featuring an illustration of the Mad Hatter's tea party from Alice in Wonderland. A newsclipping featuring a photo of George W. Bush and Angela Merkel lies on the book across the open page.  
Joanne Leonard
Bush and Angela Merkel with Top Hats (Lecterns)
inkjet print on paper
24 in x 36 in (60.96 cm x 91.44 cm);21 1/2 in x 32 in (54.61 cm x 81.28 cm)
Gift of the artist
Photocollage featuring two handwritten letters and six black and white photo portraits. The background is black with handwritten text bordered by blue and white designs snaking across the entire surface. 
Joanne Leonard
The Personal is the Political
gelatin silver print on paper mounted on board
18 in x 22 in (45.72 cm x 55.88 cm)
Gift of the artist
A woman carrying blankets walks down a street lined by bombed-out buildings and littered with debris while others sit outside with their belongings in the lower foreground. 
Dmitri Baltermants
The War Comes to Germany
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
Elliott Erwitt
Coke Machine and Missile, Alabama, U.S.A., from "Recent Developments"
gelatin silver print on paper
14 in. x 11 in. ( 35.5 cm x 27.9 cm )
Gift of Lawrence and Carol Zicklin
A black and white print that features a person holding his head in clenched fists.  His clothing is creased by his dynamic position, back is haunched.  Below the drawing is stylized Hebrew block print.  Translated it reads "These martyrs I well remember, and my soul melts with secret sorrow. Evil men have devoured us and eagerly consumed us".  The calligraphy is a prayer recited for the Musaf Service during Yom Kippur.
Ben Shahn
Warsaw
serigraph on paper
40 1/4 in. x 31 in. x 3/4 in. ( 102.24 cm x 78.74 cm x 1.91 cm )
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
Helmut Weitz
Bleeding Skull
watercolor, tempera and crayon on white paper
21 3/8 in. x 30 1/8 in. ( 54.3 cm x 76.5 cm )
Museum Purchase
Burhan Cahit Doğançay
Faschismus
collage, acrylic, pencil, chalk, and sand on cardboard
34 1/2 in x 27 in (87.6 cm x 68.6 cm)
Anonymous gift
A color image of a wall covered in graffitti.  In the foreground are small trees and grass.
Piatro Michalowski
They Came, They Saw, They Did a Little Shopping
photograph on paper
15 3/8 in x 19 1/2 in (39.05 cm x 49.53 cm);20 in x 24 in x 1 in (50.8 cm x 60.96 cm x 2.54 cm);19 3/8 in x 23 1/4 in (49.21 cm x 59.06 cm)
Gift of Nicholas and Elena Delbanco

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