W22 Brick - HISTORY 261 - U.S. History since 1865

Portrait of a woman with dark hair and fair skin seated in a chair wearing a blue dress amid a sparse background of blues, greens, and browns; her body is positioned at an angle towards the right, while she looks directly out at the viewer.
Thomas Wilmer Dewing
Figure of a Girl in Blue (portrait of Miss Minnie Clark)
oil on canvas
29 5/16 x 36 3/8 in. (74.3 x 92.39 cm);29 5/16 x 36 3/8 in. (74.3 x 92.39 cm)
Gift of Mr. Raymond C. Smith
Three people stand against a dark blue sky. They are dressed in white robes and white hoods that completely cover their faces, except for small eye holes that are cut out. The white robes are stained with red streaks.
Chet Harmon La More
Ku Kluxers
lithograph on paper
9 7/16 in x 12 3/10 in (23.97 cm x 31.27 cm)
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
John Sloan
Strikers and Scabs (or Inferiors and Equals)
crayon, graphite, black ink on tracing paper mounted on rice paper
17 ¼ in x 18 11/16 in (43.82 cm x 47.47 cm);26 1/16 in x 32 1/16 in (66.2 cm x 81.44 cm);17 ¼ in x 18 11/16 in (43.82 cm x 47.47 cm)
Museum Purchase
This is a photograph of an African American couple. A man sits inside his car, while a woman stands just outside, as if she is about to sit in the passenger seat. They both wear large raccoon coats. 
James Van Der Zee
The Couple in Raccoon Coats
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 17 in (40.64 cm x 43.18 cm)
Gift of the Estate of James van Sweden
This photograph depicts a scene at a crowded political demonstration in a city. The crowd is waving flags and signs, and a reporter is extending a microphone to a yelling man wearing a construction hardhat.
Garry Winogrand
New York City
gelatin silver print on paper
9 1/16 in x 13 7/16 in (23.02 cm x 34.13 cm)
Gift of Stanley T. Lesser, A.B. 1951, J.D. 1953
Jacob Lawrence
Hiroshima Series
screenprint, printed in eleven colors on Somerset soft-white paper
15 x 11 1/8 in. (38 x 28.2 cm);19 3/8 x 14 1/4 in. (49.1 x 36.1 cm);13 x 9 15/16 in. (32.9 x 25.2 cm)
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
Photograph of field with wild flowers. Church is visible in background. Dark, thick clouds loom overhead.<br /><br />
Eva Caston 2017
Elliott Erwitt
Church at Wounded Knee, from "Portfolio of 15 Photographs"
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in. x 19 15/16 in. ( 40.7 cm x 50.7 cm )
Gift of Gerald Lotenberg
At the center of the painting, two animals meet: a horse and a bull. Painted in a variety of colors, the two animals are abstracted in a Cubist style. The painting is signed (u.r.) in black paint "Bearden". 
Romare Bearden
Now the Dove and the Leopard Wrestle
oil on canvas
23 1/2 in x 29 1/4 in (59.69 cm x 74.3 cm);32 in x 38 in x 2 1/2 in (81.28 cm x 96.52 cm x 6.35 cm)
Transfer from the William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan, gift of Clarence Wolf, February 1997
Grace Hartigan
oil on canvas
108 in x 108 in x 1 ½ in (274.32 cm x 274.32 cm x 3.81 cm)
Gift of Gertrude and Leonard Kasle
Enoc Perez
Lipstick Building
gold leaf and oil on canvas
126 in x 96 in (320.04 cm x 243.84 cm)
Museum Purchase made possible by Joseph and Annette Allen
A man with his arms crossed, resting on the horizontal bar of a cell. There are other prisoners behind him.
Danny Lyon
Cell Block (face behind bars, other prisoners behind him), from "Conversations with the Dead"
gelatin silver print on paper
11 x 14 in. ( 27.94 x 35.56 cm )
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
A photograph of a woman reclining in her bed. A vinyl record titled "Make Way for Dionne Warwick" is propped up on her legs.
Danny Lyon
Pumpkin Renee
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


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