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Swing

Artist:
Nari Ward, born St. Andrew, Jamaica 1963  Search this
Medium:
shoe tips, car tire, shoe tongues, rope
Dimensions:
32.0 × 32.0 × 16.0 in. (81.3 × 81.3 × 40.6 cm); rope length variable
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
2010
Topic:
Recreation\sport and play\swinging  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York; Hassam, Speicher, Betts and Symons Purchase Fund, 2018
Object number:
2018.14
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2010, Nari Ward
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Mandalas

Artist:
Ruben Trejo, born St. Paul, MN 1937-died Spokane, WA 2009  Search this
Medium:
welded iron railroad spikes, marble, iron sheet, lead, and wood
Dimensions:
approx. overall: 122 3/4 x 60 x 41 1/8 in. (311.8 x 152.4 x 104.5 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1986-1990
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the estate of Ruben Trejo
Object number:
2013.37A-F
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1990, Estate of Ruben Trejo. Photo by Matt Vielle, Hamilton Studio
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Woman Eating

Artist:
Duane Hanson, born Alexandria, MN 1925-died Boca Raton, FL 1996  Search this
Medium:
polyester resin and fiberglass with oil and acrylic paints and found accessories
Dimensions:
overall: 50 x 30 x 55 in. (127.0 x 76.2 x 139.7 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1971
Topic:
Recreation\leisure\eating and drinking  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Dress\accessory\handbag  Search this
State of being\other\obese  Search this
Object\furniture\table  Search this
Object\written matter\newspaper  Search this
Object\foodstuff\ice cream  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
2005.22A-Z
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By Any Means Necessary (after Malcolm X)

Artist:
Tim Rollins and K.O.S., founded New York City 1982  Search this
Tim Rollins, born Pittsfield, ME 1955-died New York City 2017  Search this
Medium:
matte acrylic and book pages on canvas
Dimensions:
72 x 72 in. (182.9 x 182.9 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
2008
Topic:
History\United States\Civil Rights Movement  Search this
Object\written matter\book  Search this
History\United States\Black History\Malcolm X  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
2010.18
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2008, Tim Rollin and K.O.S.
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Radiator, Corridor/Ground Floor, 348 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011, USA

Artist:
Do Ho Suh, born Seoul, South Korea 1962  Search this
Medium:
polyester fabric, stainless steel armature, and display case with LED lighting
Dimensions:
48 5/8 × 37 3/8 × 17 3/8 in. (123.4 × 94.9 × 44 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
2013
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Lucy Rhame
Object number:
2018.22
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2013, Do Ho Suh
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World's Tallest Disaster

Artist:
Roger Brown, born Hamilton, AL 1941-died Atlanta, GA 1997  Search this
Medium:
oil and magma on canvas
Dimensions:
72 1/8 x 48 in. (183.1 x 122.0 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1972
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Disaster\fire  Search this
Cityscape\time\night  Search this
Architecture Exterior\commercial\skyscraper  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1974.91
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Somos La Luz

Artist:
Charles "Chaz" Bojórquez, born Los Angeles, CA 1949  Search this
Medium:
oil, zolatone, aluminum paint and aluminum leaf on canvas
Dimensions:
56 3/8 x 88 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. (143.2 x 224.2 x 8.9 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1992
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Object\written matter\graffiti  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment and the Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program
Object number:
1994.81
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Nocturnal (Horizon Line)

Artist:
Teresita Fernández, born Miami, FL 1968  Search this
Medium:
solid graphite on panel
Dimensions:
overall: 72 x 144 x 2 in. (182.9 x 365.8 x 5.1 cm)
Type:
Sculpture-Relief
Date:
2010
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
2012.38A-C
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2010, Teresita Fernández
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Amendment #8

Artist:
Mark Bradford, born Los Angeles, CA 1961  Search this
Medium:
mixed media
Dimensions:
48 1/4 × 68 1/8 in. (122.6 × 173.0 cm)
Type:
Painting-Mixed Media
Date:
2014
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Lohrfink Foundation and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
2015.34
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2014, Mark Bradford
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Sky Cathedral

Artist:
Louise Nevelson, born Kiev, Russia (now Kiev, Ukraine) 1899-died New York City 1988  Search this
Medium:
painted wood
Dimensions:
overall: 104 3/8 x 288 3/8 x 15 3/4 in. (265.1 x 732.5 x 40.0 cm)
Type:
Sculpture-Relief
Date:
1982
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of an anonymous donor
Object number:
1994.85A-AA
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Small's Paradise

Artist:
Helen Frankenthaler, born New York City 1928-died Darien, CT 2011  Search this
Medium:
acrylic on canvas
Dimensions:
100 x 93 5/8 in. (254.0 x 237.7 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1964
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of George L. Erion
Object number:
1967.121
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For SAAM

Artist:
Jenny Holzer, born Gallipolis, OH 1950  Search this
Medium:
electronic LED array with white diodes
Dimensions:
336 x 48 in. (853.4 x 121.9 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
2007
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
2008.3
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2007, Jenny Holzer/Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY
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SOB, SOB

Artist:
Kerry James Marshall, born Birmingham, AL 1955  Search this
Medium:
acrylic on fiberglass
Dimensions:
108 x 72 in. (274.3 x 182.9 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
2003
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Architecture Interior  Search this
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Object\letter  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
2010.29
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2003, Kerry James Marshall
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Portrait of Mnonja

Artist:
Mickalene Thomas, born Camden, NJ 1971  Search this
Sitter:
Mnonja  Search this
Medium:
rhinestones, acrylic, and enamel on wood panel
Dimensions:
96 x 120 in. (243.8 x 304.8 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
2010
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Architecture Interior\domestic\living room  Search this
Portrait female  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
2011.16
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2010, Mickalene Thomas
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Blue on White

Artist:
Ellsworth Kelly, born Newburgh, NY 1923-died Spencertown, NY 2015  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
85 5/8 x 67 3/4 in. (217.5 x 172.1 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1961
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
Object number:
1969.47.63
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17th Summer

Artist:
Anne Truitt, born Baltimore, MD 1921-died Washington, DC 2004  Search this
Medium:
acrylic on wood
Dimensions:
95 5/8 x 15 5/8 x 8 1/8 in. (242.8 x 39.8 x 20.7 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1974
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Kenneth Noland
Object number:
1991.176
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Grid #8

Artist:
Thomas Downing, born Suffolk, VA 1928-died Provincetown, MA 1985  Search this
Medium:
acrylic on canvas
Dimensions:
63 3/4 x 119 5/8 in. (161.9 x 304.0 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1969
Topic:
Abstract\geometric  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John D. Hushon
Object number:
1992.52
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Two Part Blue

Artist:
Gene Davis, born Washington, DC 1920-died Washington, DC 1985  Search this
Medium:
magna on canvas
Dimensions:
95 1/2 x 111 1/2 in. (242.6 x 283.2 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1964
Topic:
Abstract\geometric  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Florence Coulson Davis
Object number:
2005.19.3
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Untitled

Artist:
John McCracken, born Berkeley, CA 1934-died New York City 2011  Search this
Medium:
resin and fiberglass
Dimensions:
98 x 20 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. (248.8 x 51.5 x 6.2 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1981
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Edith S. and Arthur J. Levin
Object number:
2005.5.45
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Acrylic No.6

Artist:
Fanny Sanín, born Bogotá, Colombia 1938  Search this
Medium:
acrylic on canvas
Dimensions:
50 × 84 in. (127.0 × 213.4 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1975
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Gene Davis Memorial Fund
Object number:
2017.20
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1975, Fanny Sanín
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