Curriculum / Collection v2: Docent Module

The color screenprint depicts four dark skinned figures walking past a construction site—likely a family. The man is dressed in a black suit, black shoes, yellow tie, and tan hat. The woman wears a red and white dress, yellow jacket, and red cap. The little girl stands to the left of mother, holding her hand. She wears a yellow dress, white tights, brown shoes, and a red cap. A small boy wears brown pants, tan shoes, a yellow shirt, and blue jacket. He stands to the right of the father and holds his hand.  <br /><br />
In the background, there are three men working at the construction site. There are two men in blue jumpsuits, one has dark skin and the other white. A third dark skinned man wears a gray jumpsuit and holds a saw. The print is signed and dated (l.r.) "Jacob Lawrence 1974" in pencil.
Jacob Lawrence
Builders (The Family)
screenprint on paper
34 in x 25 3/4 in (86.36 cm x 65.41 cm);29 15/16 in x 22 1/8 in (76.04 cm x 56.2 cm);38 3/4 in x 28 in (98.43 cm x 71.12 cm)
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
A black and white image of a male figure wearing a suit, clasping a newspaper at his waist, and with a house in place of a head. 
Melanie Walker
Head of the House
archival pigment print on paper
19 in x 11 ½ in (48.26 cm x 29.21 cm);14 ½ in x 10 ½ in (36.83 cm x 26.67 cm)
Gift of the artist
A man in low light peering over a raised surface with only his upper face and hand visible.&nbsp;
Gordon Parks
Emerging Man, Harlem, New York
photograph on paper
20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.64 cm);17 1/4 x 12 1/2 in. (43.82 x 31.75 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by the University of Michigan Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and the Director's Acquisition Committee, 2019
Image of a book lying open to a page featuring a photo of the American flag hanging from a building. A newsclipping featuring a photo of children behind a barricade and an adult holding an American flag lies on the book across the open page.  
Joanne Leonard
inkjet print on paper
24 in x 36 in (60.96 cm x 91.44 cm)
Gift of the artist
Robert Longo
Black Flag
lithograph on wove paper
22 x 29 15/16 in. (55.8 x 76 cm);26 1/2 x 35 5/16 x 1 1/2 in. (67.31 x 89.54 x 3.81 cm)
Gift of Herbert Barrows
A black and white photograph of two people, dressed like sailors, standing in front of a large Superman balloon on a city street.
Ken Heyman
Men in sailor costumes leading a giant Superman balloon
gelatin silver print on paper
9 1/4 in x 14 1/4 in (23.5 cm x 36.2 cm);11 in x 14 in (27.94 cm x 35.56 cm)
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
Howard Bingham
Cleveland, from "Detroit Focus 2000"
black and white photograph on paper
14 in. x 11 in. ( 35.5 cm x 27.9 cm )
Gift of Detroit Focus 2000, and partial purchase with funds from the Jean Paul Slusser Memorial Fund
Eddie Arning
Two men with big pistols
oil pastel on paper
19 1/2 in. x 25 1/2 in. ( 49.5 cm x 64.8 cm )
Gift of the Cohen Family Fund
Baldwin Lee
Untitled, Vicksburg, MS
gelatin silver print on paper
16 1/16 in x 19 15/16 in (40.8 cm x 50.64 cm);16 1/8 in x 20 in (40.96 cm x 50.8 cm);15 1/8 in x 19 in (38.42 cm x 48.26 cm);22 1/4 in x 28 1/4 in (56.52 cm x 71.75 cm)
Museum Purchase
This photograph depicts a cement interior with individuals on foot and in cars passing before a large American flag mural painted on the wall.
Robert Frank
American Flag in Brick Wall
gelatin silver print on paper
8 in x 11 1/16 in (20.32 cm x 28.1 cm);10 15/16 in x 13 15/16 in (27.78 cm x 35.4 cm);14 3/8 in x 19 3/8 in (36.51 cm x 49.21 cm);7 15/16 in x 11 1/8 in (20.16 cm x 28.26 cm)
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
A photograph of a group of four young men in football jerseys and casual attire walking down the street. Behind them are two steel rolling doors covered in graffiti.
Danny Lyon
Carlos Leaving the Football Game
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
Baldwin Lee
Untitled, Vicksburg, MS
gelatin silver print on paper
15 7/8 in x 20 1/16 in (40.32 cm x 50.96 cm)
Museum Purchase


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63 Collection Object Sources

Head of the House (2017/1.593)
Flags (2016/2.157)
Black Flag (2000/2.246)
Ten Builders (2000/2.126)
Untitled (2015/2.38)
Sphere (Medium) (2015/2.37)
Sphere (Small) (2015/2.39)
Grazalema (1978/2.23)
Odd Man Out (2005/2.61)
Spirit Dancer (2003/2.79)
Untitled vessel (2002/2.119)
Graphics Vase (2002/2.141)
Mud Cracks (2013/1.285)
Mud Cracks (1993/2.54)
Untitled (2016/2.258)
Wet Sands (2008/2.198.4)
Wet Sands (2011/2.160)
Erosion (2002/2.181)
scripted (1999/2.15)
III (1994/1.84)
Last Supper (2004/2.9)
The Collector (2020/2.70)
Snowflake (2014/1.599)
A Universe (1970/2.168)
E-14 (2015/2.90)
Girl on Horse (2013/2.147)
Dog (2004/2.95)

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