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C2 - Crasnow - Art and Resistance (checklist draft 1)

Dollhouse replica of a two-storey Victorian-style flat in the East End of London. The façade is red brick with white molding. The upper storey has two tall windows that face onto the street; the door into the flat is on the left, and to the right of it is a large bay window. The split-level interior holds a bedroom and parlor, both of which are decorated with wallpaper and furnishings, including cabinets, chairs, tables, fireplaces, and a canopy bed. Reproductions of paintings by Shonibare and Jean-Honoré Fragonard hang on the walls. A seal on the right-facing outside wall reads: “Yinka Shonibare, artist, lives here.”<br /><br />
First Floor: Reproduction of Diary of a Victorian Dandy: 14:00 Hours (1998) by Yinka Shonibare; Cabinet with shelves and books; wing chair with footstool; large bureau; fireplace; round table; side table; two chairs; bowl and cup;<br /><br />
Second Floor: Canopy bed; mirror; small bureau; reproduction of The Swing (1767) by Jean-Honore Fragonard; fireplace; chair; washstand with pit
Yinka Shonibare
Untitled (Dollhouse); from the 2002 Peter Norton Family Christmas Project
resin, plastic, wood, paper and fabric |
The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the National Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services
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 | masonite
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Irving Levitt
This collage depicts the torso and head of a figure consuming the majority of the composition. The left, handless, arm is raised up at a 90 degree angle in salute. The skin and hair is green, eyes are large white circles with small pupils, and the mouth is a white oval. The black and grey background has a pattern of elaborate floral wallpaper and the figures clothing, resembling a military uniform, is made of colorful splotches with a row of medals across the chest. 
Enrico Baj
oil | canvas
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Gosman
Spray painted image of a soldier running in action wearing a gas mask. Overall colors of white, red, green, yellow and pink. There is text across the image "The Class of 65..."
Michael Joseph
Diptych on Vietnam (two of two)
1950 – 1999
paint | panel
Gift of H. David Zucca
Copies of men's high school portraits from yearbook pages collaged onto board. There are words written across in red, blue, orange and purple crayon "The Class of 65...."
Michael Joseph
Diptych on Vietnam (one of two)
1950 – 1999
collage | panel
Gift of H. David Zucca
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 | paper
Gift of the Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin
White background with a black "NO." The white interior of the "O" turns into a fist clenching the top. 
Shigeo Fukuda
Hiroshima-Nagasaki 50 #1
screenprint | paper
;Gift of the DNP Foundation for Cultural Promotion
A splatter painted bird cage stand with a rounded top cage on top in red, green, orange, white and blue. There is mesh on one side of the bottom of the cage that is also splatter painted. Inside the cage hanging from the top is a small bell, part of an American flag and a replica of a human penis, painted black, hanging upside down.
Tyree Guyton
Untitled (bird cage, re-lynching)
1980 – 2010
metal bird cage stand, American flag, rubber elements, metal bell and rectangular-shaped screen |
Gift of H. David Zucca
Yinka Shonibare
Untitled, The Peter Norton Family Christmas Project 2002
wood, fabric, plastic, metal, offset lithograph |
Gift of the Peter Norton Family Foundation
William Adjété Wilson
appliques | cloth
Transfer from the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, University of Michigan
A. R. Penck
A Taste of the Desert, from the portfolio "Expedition to the Holyland"
drypoint | Arches vellum paper
Museum purchase made possible by a gift from Helmut Stern
A black gun barrel with a bullet facing the barrel and "VICTORY" in white text in the upper left corner. 
Shigeo Fukuda
Victory (Reproduction)
screenprint | paper
;Gift of the DNP Foundation for Cultural Promotion


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