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Curriculum / Collection - Crasnow - Art and Resistance: Global Responses to Oppression - 2nd display

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 on paper
40 ½ in x 28 ¾ in (102.87 cm x 73.02 cm)
Gift of the DNP Foundation for Cultural Promotion
A. R. Penck
Middle East Complexities, from the portfolio "Expedition to the Holyland"
aquatint and engraving on Arches vellum paper
29 5/8 x 41 7/8 in. (75.2 x 106.3 cm);33 7/8 x 46 5/16 in. (86.04 x 117.48 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by a gift from Helmut Stern
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
Generale
oil on canvas
51 5/16 in x 38 1/4 in (130.4 cm x 97.1 cm);51 3/4 in x 38 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in (131.45 cm x 98.43 cm x 3.18 cm)
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Gosman
A group of men sit at a round table drinking. The full moon is seen through a window on the right.
Armando Morales
La Ultima Cena del General Sandino
lithograph on paper
30 1/8 in. x 22 7/16 in. ( 76.5 cm x 57 cm )
Gift of the Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin
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
A black and white wood engraving of Martin Luther King Jr.  His mouth is open wide as if giving one of his famous speeches.  Underneath his image is a quote of King's and his signature.
Ben Shahn
Martin Luther King
wood engraving on paper
26 1/4 in. x 22 1/4 in. x 3/4 in. ( 66.68 cm x 56.52 cm x 1.91 cm )
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
A colored print of a white hand holding onto a brown hand.  Above their grasp is both Hebrew block and English lettering that translates/reads: "'Thou Shalt Not Stand Idly By...".  The painting illustrates the need for diversity during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960's.
Ben Shahn
Thou Shalt Not Stand Idly By
photo-offset reproduction on paper
28 1/4 in. x 24 1/4 in. x 3/4 in. ( 71.76 cm x 61.6 cm x 1.91 cm )
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
Songa Kaseke
Bombardement de Bukavu
wood
12 1/2 x 7 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. (31.75 x 18.41 x 6.99 cm)
Gift of Allen Roberts in memory of Mary Kujawski Roberts and Dr. Mary "Polly" Nooter Roberts

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