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F20 Cordell - ENGLISH 125 - Exploring Cross-Cultural Influences

Image comprised of three figures with the central figure interwoven between a Buddhist statue and a Christ-like figure in a red robe. The material of the work is cut into strips and is woven together.
Dinh Q. Lê
Interconfined
chromogenic prints and linen tape
59 in x 43 ½ in x 2 in (149.86 cm x 110.49 cm x 5.08 cm);54 in x 38 ½ in (137.16 cm x 97.79 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by the University of Michigan Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the Director's Acquisition Committee, 2018
Photo of a woman in a floor-length and brightly striped formal gown standing in a multi-level staircase. The photo is taken from above and captures the woman, her companion, and the ornate handrail and stair runner.
Nikki S. Lee
Paris #206
Lambda print on aluminum
64 in x 44 ¾ in (162.56 cm x 113.66 cm)
Gift of the Kammi and Brad Reiss Family
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
13 in x 7 ⅞ in x 10 ¼ in (33.02 cm x 20 cm x 26.04 cm)
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
Carved wooden figure of a soldier. The general shape is cyclindrical and elongated on the vertical axis. The helmet, uniform, and gun are styled after WW2 era armaments.  The jacket, gun, and face are detailed.
Kamba
Soldier figure
wood
16 5/16 in x 3 in x 2 9/16 in (41.5 cm x 7.7 cm x 6.5 cm)
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Horace M. Miner
This Persian miniature is attributed to the Shiraz and Timurid schools, ca. 1460. The painting is done in ink, opaque watercolor and gold leaf on paper. The scene, <em>Sikandar Goes on a Pilgrimage to the Kaaba</em>, is part of the Shahnama of Firdausi, the Persian book of kings. 
Iranian
Sikandar Goes on a Pilgrimage to the Kaaba, from the Shahnama of Firdausi
ink, opaque watercolor, and gold leaf on paper
10 1/2 in. x 7 in. ( 26.7 cm x 17.8 cm )
Museum Purchase
Saitō Kiyoshi
Spanish Mission [New Mexico]
color woodblock print on paper
15 in x 20 1/2 in (38.1 cm x 52.07 cm);22 in x 28 in (55.88 cm x 71.12 cm);17 7/16 in x 23 7/16 in (44.3 cm x 59.6 cm);15 7/16 in x 20 13/16 in (39.2 cm x 52.9 cm)
Gift of the artist
Khaled al-Saa'i
Winter in Ann Arbor
natural ink, tempera and gouache on paper
14 1/16 x 8 5/16 in. (35.6 x 21 cm);22 3/16 x 18 1/8 in. (56.2 x 46 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
A porcelain ewer with a cylindrical body on a foot ring and a tall, narrow neck. It has a flat, wide, ear-shaped handle, covered with underglaze blue floral meander and clear glaze, and a replacement silver spout and domed lid.
Chinese
Ewer with Silver Fittings
porcelain, underglaze, glaze, and silver
15 1/2 in x 6 11/16 in x 6 11/16 in (39.37 cm x 16.99 cm x 16.99 cm);16 9/16 in x 10 1/2 in x 9 7/16 in (42.07 cm x 26.67 cm x 23.97 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Pope for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
A fragment of a stucco relief sculpture.
Artist Unknown, Gandhara (Ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Buddha, seated in the padmasana pose, in dhyana mudra, attended by Indra
stucco relief with traces of polychromy
10 1/4 in. x 9 5/8 in. x 3 3/4 in. ( 26 cm x 24.5 cm x 9.5 cm )
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
This is a white marble sculpture that depicts the upper torso of a man. There is drapery wrapped loosely around his figure. He is shown staring into the viewer's space and his facial expression is calm and reserved. This sculpture is carved in a realistic manner and rests on a columnar pedestal.
Randolph Rogers
Bust of George Washington (1732-1799), after Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741-1828)
marble
31 3/4 in x 21 15/16 in x 13 1/2 in (80.64 cm x 55.72 cm x 34.29 cm)
Bequest of Henry C. Lewis
A large central figure represents God towers seen in the radiating rays of light and clouds that surround him.. On the forehead of his blocky, totemic head is a third eye. His left arm crosses over his middle and holds fire. His right hand extends down to the lower right corner as reaching down. The words &quot;Vater Unser&quot; are at the very top; &quot;Der Du Bist&quot; across God&#39;s waistline; &quot;im Himmel&quot; along the bottom.
Max Pechstein
The Lord's Prayer, sheet 2 - Our Father Who Art in Heaven (Das Vaterunser - Vater Unser Der Du bist im Himmel)
woodcut with hand-coloring on paper
23 ½ in x 16 ¼ in (59.69 cm x 41.28 cm);28 ⅛ in x 22 in (71.44 cm x 55.88 cm)
Museum Purchase
A two point perspective lithograph print depicting a high-rise building in New York.
Emilio Sanchez
New York on a Sunny Day
color lithograph on paper
20 in x 31 in (50.8 cm x 78.74 cm);22 15/16 in x 34 15/16 in (58.26 cm x 88.74 cm)
Gift of the Emilio Sanchez Foundation

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