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    • House of Gris Gris

    • Saar, Alison (1956- ); Saar, Betye (1926- )
    • House of Gris Gris
    • Small camouflaged shack, hanging cut-out of wings, pile of rocks
    • Mixed media installation
    • Dr. Damballa's Ju-Ju

    • Saar, Betye (1926- )
    • Dr. Damballa's Ju-Ju
    • Free-standing assemblage resembling a type of altar; includes a male figure and a snake
    • Mixed media assemblage
    • Dying Slave

    • Saar, Alison (1956- )
    • Dying Slave
    • Stylized nude female sculpture in the round, standing in a modified contrapposto
    • Mixed media; wood and tin
    • Diva

    • Saar, Alison (1956- )
    • Diva
    • Stylized nude female bust with blue skin
    • Wood, tin, paint
    • The Martyrdom of Saint Rufus

    • Saar, Alison (1956- )
    • The Martyrdom of Saint Rufus
    • Depiction of a man in a business suit and hat floating directly above a fire
    • Mixed media; Fresco sticks
    • Blue Boy

    • Saar, Alison (1956- )
    • Blue Boy
    • Stylized portrait of a black male figure in a blue frame
    • Tin, copper, linoleum
    • Worrying Man

    • Saar, Alison (1956- )
    • Worrying Man
    • Black male as seen through a stylized window frame
    • Tin, wire, paint
    • For Beckworth

    • Puryear, Martin (1941- )
    • For Beckworth
    • Domed pyramidal structure
    • Earth, pitch, pine, and oak
    • Bogart, Georgia

    • Buchanan, Beverly (1940- )
    • Bogart, Georgia
    • Five houses of different colors against a grassy green and sky blue background
    • Oil pastel on paper
    • Finders Keepers

    • Williamson, Philemona (1951- )
    • Finders Keepers
    • A group of women rummaging on the ground
    • Oil on linen
    • (Forever Free) ""Buy Black!""

    • Charles, Michael Ray (1967- )
    • (Forever Free) ""Buy Black!""
    • A black male's face, with a globe in the mouth, proclaiming ""Buy Black!""
    • Acrylic latex, stain, and copper penny on paper
    • Untitled

    • Saunders, Raymond (1934- )
    • Untitled
    • Abstract collage with an emphasis of black and yellow
    • Collage; Mixed media on canvas
    • Langston Hughes

    • Allen, James Latimer (1907 - 1977)
    • Langston Hughes
    • Head and shoulders portrait of Langston Hughes with his head rested in his right hand
    • Sepia toned black and white print
    • Society Ladies

    • Van Der Zee, James (1886 - 1983);
    • Society Ladies
    • Four African-American women in formal pose in parlor
    • Black and white photography; Gelatin silver print;
    • Unity Athletic and Social Club

    • Van Der Zee, James (1886 - 1983);
    • Unity Athletic and Social Club
    • Seven African-American men, dressed in suits and bow ties, pose for club photograph
    • Black and white photography; Gelatin silver print;
    • Portrait of Lester Walton

    • Van Der Zee, James (1886 - 1983);
    • Portrait of Lester Walton
    • Walton was the U.S. Ambassador to Liberia in the 1930s
    • Black and white photography; Gelatin silver print;
    • Children with Doll

    • Parks, Gordon (1912-2006);
    • Children with Doll
    • Two sitting children hug large doll
    • Black and white photography;
    • Self-Portrait

    • Ganaway, King Daniel (1883-1944)
    • Self-Portrait
    • Head and torso formal portrait
    • Black and white photography;
    • Langston Hughes; Chicago

    • Parks, Gordon (1912-2006);
    • Langston Hughes; Chicago
    • Head and torso portrait of Hughes with his hand in a frame
    • Black and white photography;
    • Domboshawa

    • Edwards, Melvin (1937- )
    • Domboshawa
    • Lynch fragments
    • Welded steel;
    • The Banjo Lesson

    • Tanner, Henry Ossawa (1859-1937)
    • The Banjo Lesson
    • Old man teaching a young boy on his lap to play the banjo
    • Oil on canvas;
    • Red Split

    • Warrick, Cheryl (1956- )
    • Red Split
    • Abstract non-representational painting
    • Acrylic on canvas;
    • The Stranger

    • Parks, Gordon (1912-2006);
    • The Stranger
    • Silhouette of a walking man with orange background
    • Color photography;
    • Day Forecast

    • Simpson, Lorna (1960- )
    • Day Forecast
    • Five images of a female figure from neck to waist with text
    • Black and white photography;
    • Plagues

    • Simpson, Lorna (1960- )
    • Plagues
    • Four round images of hands with text
    • Black and white photography;
    • Necklines

    • Simpson, Lorna (1960- );
    • Necklines
    • Three images of partial necklines of a woman with plastic text plaques
    • Black and white photography;
    • Back

    • Simpson, Lorna (1960- );
    • Back
    • Diptic with left image the back head and shoulders of a figure, the right panel with text plaques surrounded by a long braid of hair
    • Color photography; Polaroid
    • Tenement Dwellers, Harlem

    • Parks, Gordon (1912-2006);
    • Tenement Dwellers, Harlem
    • Reclining man with a cigarette in bed on left, seated woman looking out window on right
    • Black and white photography;
    • The Spell

    • Puryear, Martin (1941- );
    • The Spell
    • Abstract cone shapes
    • Pine; Cedar; Steel;
    • Tar Beach 2

    • Ringgold, Faith (1930- );
    • Tar Beach 2
    • Family sitting at table on roof top amidst a city skyline
    • Silkscreen on silk quilt
    • Finders Keepers

    • Williamson, Philemona (1952- )
    • Finders Keepers
    • Three people on hands and knees picking up things
    • Oil on linen;
    • Untitled

    • Basquiant, Jean-Michel (1960-1988);
    • Untitled
    • 6 scenes with drawings and printing in bright colors
    • Acrylic; Oilstick; Collage; Wood;
    • Paris Studio

    • Jones, Lois Mailou (1905-1998);
    • Paris Studio
    • A photograph depicted the artist in his Paris studio
    • Black and white photography;
    • The Spell

    • Puryear, Martin (1941- );
    • The Spell
    • thin wooden cone shape within wire cone shape
    • Pine, cedar, steel
    • Maroon

    • Puryear, Martin (1941- );
    • Maroon
    • Steel mesh covers the bottom, basin-like form in the round and morphs into a portal like top of exposed wood.
    • Steel mesh, tar, pine and yellow poplar;
    • Harry Prampin's Orchestra

    • Van Der Zee, James (1886 - 1983);
    • Harry Prampin's Orchestra
    • Document of Harry Prampin's orchestra, seated on the front stoop with bakground signage announcing this school's recital
    • Gelatin silver print;
    • Kitchen Table Series: Untitled

    • Weems, Carrier Mae (1953- );
    • Kitchen Table Series: Untitled
    • a middle age woman, and young girl, seated at a dramatically lit table, looking into individual mirrors and touching up hair and make-up
    • Gelatin silver print;
    • Self-Portrait

    • Lawrence, Jacob (1917-2000);
    • Self-Portrait
    • man in red shirt holding paint brushes
    • Gouache on paper
    • Two Men Reading

    • Van Der Zee, James (1886 - 1983);
    • Two Men Reading
    • Two men, one standing and one sitting, reading from the same book
    • Gelatin silver print;
    • Miliki

    • Edwards, Melvin (1937- );
    • Miliki
    • Lynch fragments welded together, displayed as a wall hanging
    • Welded steel;
    • Untitled (Nude)

    • Weems, Carrier Mae (1953- );
    • Untitled (Nude)
    • ed. 5; A nude female, leaning backwards, and placing her head on top of a kitchen table with sole silver lamp hanging above.
    • Black and white photography; Gelatin silver print;
    • Panola

    • Edwards, Melvin (1937- );
    • Panola
    • Lynch fragments welded togher, displayed as a wall hanging
    • Welded steel;
    • Photo of Basquiat

    • Van Der Zee, James (1886 - 1983);
    • Photo of Basquiat
    • Photo of Basquiat sitting with cat
    • Black and white photography;
    • Untitled (Lobster)

    • Weems, Carrier Mae (1953- );
    • Untitled (Lobster)
    • ed. 5, A seated man and woman, at table, eating lobster with beer, and as he puts food in his mouth, she is touching his head; bird cage in the back corner.
    • Black and white photography; Gelatin silver print;
    • Dying Slave

    • Saar, Alison (1956- );
    • Dying Slave
    • a standing male figure with abdomen area carved into and left hollowed
    • Wood; Tin; Mixed media
    • House of the Future

    • Hammons, David (1943- );
    • House of the Future
    • House built on the corners of America & Reid Streets, Charleston, S.C., with contractor Albert Alston; Spoleta USA, May 24 - August 4, 1991
    • Mixed media;
    • Alterations

    • Edwards, Melvin (1937- );
    • Alterations
    • Welded steel form
    • Welded Steel
    • She

    • Simpson, Lorna (1960- );
    • She
    • 4 color polariod prints, engraved plexiglass plaques depicting a black male, seated, with white dress shirt and black coat and pants
    • Color polaroid prints
    • The Studio

    • Lawrence, Jacob (1917- )
    • The Studio
    • Man on stairs in painting studio
    • Gouche on paper
    • Celesttral Gate

    • Woodruff, Hale Aspacio (1900-1980)
    • Celesttral Gate
    • Abstract painting of a gate
    • Oil on canvas
    • Housetop Varation

    • Williams, Irene (1920- )
    • Housetop Varation
    • Quilt; several colors and lines
    • Cotton (even weave, twill, dotted swiss)
    • Medallion

    • Pettway, Loretta (1942- )
    • Medallion
    • Quilt; black with white square outside of purple box with colored strips
    • Synthetic knit & cotton sacking material
    • Birds in the Air

    • Pettway, Lucy T. (1921- )
    • Birds in the Air
    • Quilt; yellow, black, red, and blue triangles varying in size
    • Cotton
    • Yo-Yo

    • Young, Annie Mae (1928- )
    • Yo-Yo
    • Quilt; multicolored squares of fabric in a grid pattern.
    • Cotton; Polyester; Corduroy;
    • Strips

    • Young, Annie Mae (1928- )
    • Strips
    • Quilt; large blue square surrounded with multi-colored strips.
    • Corduroy
    • Snowball

    • Pettway, Lucy T. (1921- )
    • Snowball
    • Quilt; red and tan circles
    • Cotton; Corduroy; Cotton
    • Housetop Varation

    • Williams, Irene (1920-)
    • Housetop Varation
    • Quilt; several colors and lines
    • Cotton (even weave, twill, dotted swiss)
    • Medallion

    • Pettway, Loretta (1942-)
    • Medallion
    • Quilt; black with white square outside of purple box with colored strips
    • Synthetic knit & cotton sacking material
    • Strips

    • Young, Annie Mae (1928- )
    • Strips
    • Quilt; large blue square surrounded with multi-colored strips.
    • Corduroy
    • Yo-Yo

    • Young, Annie Mae (1928-)
    • Yo-Yo
    • Quilt; multicolored squares of fabric in a grid pattern.
    • Cotton, polyester knit, corduroy clothing, dashiki
    • Snowball

    • Pettway, Lucy T. (1921-)
    • Snowball
    • Quilt; red and tan circles
    • Cotton, corduroy, cotton sacking material
    • Birds in the Air

    • Pettway, Lucy T. (1921-)
    • Birds in the Air
    • Quilt; yellow, black, red, and blue triangles varying in size
    • Cotton & cotton/polyester blend
    • The I of the Storm

    • Williamson, Philemona (1951- )
    • The I of the Storm
    • Two youthful figures, one hiding a playhouse behind her back and the other cradling a chair; they are surrounded by ears of corn
    • Oil on linen
    • Shotguns

    • Biggers, John (1924-2001)
    • Shotguns
    • Line up of female figures standing on the stoops of a pattern of housing structures
    • Oil and acrylic on canvas
    • Sanctuary's Edge

    • Saar, Betye (1926- )
    • Sanctuary's Edge
    • Free-standing framed assemblage resembling a circuit board, includes silhouettes of human body parts and some human figures
    • Mixed media assemblage
    • Starry Crowd

    • Biggers, John (1924-2001)
    • Starry Crowd
    • A group of women crowded together, surrounded with geometrical patterns
    • Acrylic on canvas
    • Pensive

    • Catlett, Elizabeth (1915-2012)
    • Pensive
    • Female bust
    • Bronze
    • Three Kings

    • Biggers, John (1924-2001)
    • Three Kings
    • Three black men in traditional robes and head gear
    • Conte and colored pencil on paper
    • Salome

    • Tanner, Henry Ossawa (1859-1937)
    • Salome
    • The biblical figure Salome standing in a sheer garment
    • Oil on canvas
    • Enchanted Rider

    • Thompson, Bob (1937-1966)
    • Enchanted Rider
    • Female figure riding a winged red horse above a demonic-looking figure
    • Oil on canvas
    • Cask Cascade

    • Puryear, Martin (1941- )
    • Cask Cascade
    • Hooked black pillar with faceted sides
    • Painted red cedar
    • Little Egypt Condo/New York City

    • Lacy, Jean (1932- )
    • Little Egypt Condo/New York City
    • Exterior view of a residential building, showing Egyptian styled characters in all the windows and doorways
    • Mixed media on museum board
    • Teetering Toes

    • Williamson, Philemona (1951- )
    • Teetering Toes
    • A group of youthful figures at play
    • Oil on linen
    • Twins in the City

    • Lacy, Jean (1932- )
    • Twins in the City
    • Two figures resembling ancient statues stand under a temple pediment, they are flanked by two abstracted contemporary figures, one white and one black
    • Mixed media on museum board
    • Timber's Turn

    • Puryear, Martin (1941- )
    • Timber's Turn
    • Two skewed pyramids connected with a pillar, standing
    • Honduras mahogany, red cedar, and Douglas Fir
    • Conjur Woman

    • Bearden, Romare (1914-1988)
    • Conjur Woman
    • Collaged image of a woman near a tree and wildlife
    • Collage on board
    • St. George and the Dragon

    • Thompson, Bob (1937-1966)
    • St. George and the Dragon
    • Depiction of St. George and the dragon rendered in relatively flat areas of solid color
    • Oil on canvas
    • Negro Youth

    • Jones, Lois Mailou (1905-1998)
    • Negro Youth
    • Profile view of a young black figure
    • Charcoal on paper
    • Bower

    • Puryear, Martin (1941- )
    • Bower
    • Wooden slat frame in a fin-like shape
    • Sitka spruce, pine
    • Mus

    • Puryear, Martin (1941- )
    • Mus
    • Large black cone on its side; ""base"" end of the cone is a dome of heavy mesh and visible wood framing
    • Painted wood, wire mesh
    • Dream of Pairing

    • Puryear, Martin (1941- )
    • Dream of Pairing
    • Circular frame with indented portion and ""opening""
    • Painted pine
    • Greed's Trophy

    • Puryear, Martin (1941- )
    • Greed's Trophy
    • Large net structure with small handle
    • Hickory, ebony, rattan, steel, and wire
    • Gamin

    • Savage, Augusta (1892-1962)
    • Gamin
    • Bust of a young boy
    • Bronze;
    • Pictorial Quilt

    • Powers, Harriet (1837-1911)
    • Pictorial Quilt
    • Appliqued and pieced cotton embroidered with plain and metallic yarns
    • cotton fabric, plain and metallic yarns
    • Pool Parlor

    • Lawrence, Jacob (1917-2000);
    • Pool Parlor
    • Men playing pool
    • Gouache on paper;
    • Forever Free

    • Johnson, Sargent Claude (1887-1967)
    • Forever Free
    • Sculpture of standing African-American woman
    • Wood with lacquer on cloth
    • Barbecue

    • Moltey, Jr., Archibald J. (1891-1981)
    • Barbecue
    • Gathering of people eating at small round tables
    • Oil on canvas;
    • Souvenir II

    • Marshall, Kerry James (1955- );
    • Souvenir II
    • Black angel with wings in living room
    • Acrylic; Collage;Glitter on unstretched canvas
    • Past Times

    • Marshall, Kerry James (1955- );
    • Past Times
    • image of an African- American family outside, at a picnic, listenening to radios and playing golf while water sports occur in the middle ground
    • Acrylic and collage on canvas;
    • Forever Free

    • Johnson, Sargent Claude (1887-1967);
    • Forever Free
    • Media: Wood, lacquer, cloth; A carved statue, totemic in form, depicting an African-American woman in white bouse and blue skirt, itself having images of children around it.
    • Mixed media;
    • Frederick Douglass Series No. 30

    • Lawrence, Jacob (1917-2000);
    • Frederick Douglass Series No. 30
    • "The war was over. The slave was literally turned out by their masters into a world unknown to them. Here they had ceased to be the slaves of nature." People walking near dark forest.
    • Tempra on hardboard
    • Frederick Douglass Series No. 22

    • Lawrence, Jacob (1917-2000);
    • Frederick Douglass Series No. 22
    • "Leaving England in the spring of 1847...he arrived in Rochester, New York and edited the first negro paper, The North Star. …He wrote of…the Free Soil Convention, The nomination of Van Buren, The Fugitive Slave Law and The Dred Scott...
    • Tempra on hardboard
    • Annie Mae Young

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    • Annie Mae Young
    • Portrait of the quilter, Annie Mae Young, Photographed by William Arnett.
    • Photograph
    • Quilts on the Clothesline

    •  
    • Quilts on the Clothesline
    • Photograph by Matthew Arnett of quilts on the clothesline at Polly Bennett's house, Alabama, Route 5.
    • Photograph
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    • No Title
    • F.S.A. Photograph by Marion Post Wolcott of Jorena Pettway and daughter making furniture decoration in Gee's Bend, Alabama
    • Photograph
    • The Cardplayers

    • Woodruff, Hale Aspacio (1900-1980)
    • The Cardplayers
    • Two figures playing cards
    • Oil on canvas
    • Caprice

    • Woodruff, Hale Aspacio (1900-1980);
    • Caprice
    • Abstract painting
    • Oil on canvas
    • Landscape

    • Woodruff, Hale Aspacio (1900-1980);
    • Landscape
    • Desert landscape
    • Oil on canvas
    • Toussaint L'ouverture Series No. 36

    • Lawrence, Jacob (1917-2000);
    • Toussaint L'ouverture Series No. 36
    • "During the truce Toussaint is deceived and arrested by Le Clerc. Le Clerc led Toussaint to believe that he was sincere, believing that when Toussaint was out of the way, the blacks would surrender." Men with swords surround bound man.
    • Tempra on paper
    • Toussaint L'ouverture Series No. 10

    • Lawrence, Jacob (1917-2000);
    • Toussaint L'ouverture Series No. 10
    • "The cruelty of the planters led the slaves to revolt, 1776. These revolts kept cropping up from time to time--finally came to a head in the rebellion." White man slashing the back of a bound black man.
    • Tempra on paper
    • Annie Mae Young

    • Unknown;
    • Annie Mae Young
    • Portrait of the quilter, Annie Mae Young, Photographed by William Arnett.
    • Color Photograph;
    • Movement, the Mountain

    • Driskell, David C (1931- )
    • Movement, the Mountain
    • A ""pile"" of roughly square shapes against a red background
    • Egg tempera on canvas
    • Souvenir I

    • Marshall, Kerry James (1955- )
    • Souvenir I
    • Black human silhouette with gold wings adjusting flower vases on a table in a domestic interior
    • Acrylic on canvas; collage; glitter
    • Daniel in the Lions' Den

    • Tanner, Henry Ossawa (1859-1937)
    • Daniel in the Lions' Den
    • Depiction of the biblical tale of Daniel in the lions' den, surrounded by lions
    • Oil on paper on canvas
    • Triumph of Bacchus

    • Thompson, Bob (1937-1966)
    • Triumph of Bacchus
    • A group of jubilant figures and animals rendered in relatively flat areas of solid color
    • Oil on canvas
    • Allegory

    • Thompson, Bob (1937-1966)
    • Allegory
    • Abstracted human figures with an animal
    • Oil on canvas

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