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Sun Raid

Artist:
Ester Hernández, born Dinuba, CA 1944  Search this
Medium:
screenprint on paper
Dimensions:
image: 19 3/4 × 15 in. (50.2 × 38.1 cm) sheet: 29 × 22 1/4 in. (73.7 × 56.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
2008
Topic:
Occupation\farm\harvesting  Search this
Allegory\death  Search this
History\United States\labor history  Search this
Figure female\fragment\skeleton  Search this
Object\fruit\grape  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Copyright:
© 2008, Ester Hernández
Object number:
2020.12.2
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk789d312fb-9abf-4d55-beb8-1b17eea30f29
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2020.12.2

Love is the Message, The Message is Death

Artist:
Arthur Jafa, born Tupelo, MS 1960  Search this
Sitter:
Jr. Martin Luther King  Search this
Medium:
single-channel digital video, high definition, color, sound; 07:25 minutes
Type:
Media Arts
Date:
2016
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Ceremony\wedding  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Allegory\death  Search this
History\United States\Black History  Search this
Allegory\passion\love  Search this
Occupation\other\reformer  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Joint museum purchase with the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Nion T. McEvoy, Chair of SAAM Commission (2016-2018), and McEvoy's fellow Commissioners in his honor; additional funding provided
Copyright:
©2016, Arthur Jafa. Image courtesy of the artist and Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York / Rome.
Object number:
2020.3
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Department:
Time-Based Media Art
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7acc0078d-bf63-4952-88bd-2901a2fe3cdf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2020.3

An arrangement of logograms, presumably a sacrificial ornamentation

Artist:
Michael Menchaca, born San Antonio, TX 1985  Search this
Medium:
screenprint on paper
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 19 × 25 in. (48.3 × 63.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
2013
Topic:
Allegory\death  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Drs. Harriett and Ricardo Romo
Copyright:
© MMXX, Michael Menchaca
Object number:
2019.50.20
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Graphic Arts
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk719af09be-627b-4c10-82d7-86a1d205a16d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2019.50.20

Codex Vidiot Vidi

Artist:
Michael Menchaca, born San Antonio, TX 1985  Search this
Medium:
digital print
Dimensions:
image: 16 3/4 × 29 3/4 in. (42.5 × 75.6 cm) sheet: 22 1/4 in. × 30 in. (56.5 × 76.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
2014
Topic:
Architecture\vehicle\train  Search this
Allegory\death  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Drs. Harriett and Ricardo Romo
Copyright:
© MMXX, Michael Menchaca
Object number:
2019.50.23
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk73484d342-3183-417a-9ce4-a005915aeb5c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2019.50.23

Life and Death, Porcupine Flat

Artist:
Chiura Obata, born Okayama-ken, Japan 1885-died Berkeley, CA 1975  Search this
Printer:
Tadeo Takamizawa, Japanese, active 20th century  Search this
Medium:
color woodcut on paper
Dimensions:
image: 15 1/2 x 10 7/8 in. (39.4 x 27.6 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1930
Topic:
Landscape\tree  Search this
Landscape\California  Search this
Allegory\life  Search this
Allegory\death  Search this
Landscape\park\Yosemite National Park  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Obata Family
Copyright:
© 1989, Lillian Yuri Kodani
Object number:
2000.76.3
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7e3133daf-b924-4215-8667-d84e42ae884e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2000.76.3

TOD

Artist:
William T. Wiley, born Bedford, IN 1937  Search this
Medium:
woodcut
Dimensions:
26 1/4 x 19 in. (66.7 x 48.3 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1997
Topic:
Figure\fragment\skull  Search this
Dress\accessory\hat  Search this
Allegory\death  Search this
Object\written matter  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Copyright:
© 1997, William T. Wiley
Object number:
2003.68.71
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk79b168b82-3bf0-4675-bb78-4e2c3d514495
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2003.68.71

Grandpa's Bed

Artist:
Michael Jacques, born Barre, VT 1945  Search this
Medium:
etching on paper
Dimensions:
15 x 18 in. (38.1 x 45.7 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1980
Topic:
Allegory\death  Search this
Object\furniture\bed  Search this
Object\other\linens  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Gallery 4
Object number:
1981.178.10
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7d46b3a67-b31b-4484-b4c8-439bd4dfbf59
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1981.178.10

Policia (!Mira Como Trabajan Tus Impuestos, Cabron!)

Artist:
Carlos A. Cortéz, born Milwaukee, WI 1923-died Chicago, IL 2005  Search this
Medium:
woodcut on paper
Dimensions:
image: 35 3/8 x 17 1/2 in. (89.7 x 44.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1989
Topic:
Figure\fragment\skull  Search this
Allegory\death  Search this
Ethnic\Hispanic  Search this
Figure group\female and child\bust  Search this
Allegory\civic\injustice  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Copyright:
artist claims work to be in public domain
Object number:
1993.13.6
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk773a9de95-cb90-440f-8962-ad79e7898eeb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1993.13.6

Dance of Death

Artist:
Sue Coe, born Tamworth, England 1951  Search this
Printer:
Steve Murray, active 20th century-early 21st century  Search this
Sitter:
Adolf Hitler  Search this
Ronald Reagan  Search this
Queen Elizabeth  Search this
Medium:
photo-etching on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 5 5/8 x 7 5/8 in. (14.3 x 19.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1984
Topic:
Animal  Search this
Allegory\death  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Performing arts\circus  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Portrait female  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1989.98.3
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Graphic Arts
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk78c054653-3cda-4822-851b-94c8705dfd52
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1989.98.3

In the Looking Glass

Artist:
Chaim Gross, born Wolowa, Austria 1904-died New York City 1991  Search this
Medium:
watercolor and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 19 3/8 x 9 3/4 in. (49.2 x 24.8 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1976
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Allegory\life  Search this
Allegory\death  Search this
Recreation\leisure\grooming  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation
Object number:
1990.45.23
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk706725ea5-75d1-465a-a6c9-dc61d1ac5b83
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1990.45.23

Resistance to Cultural Death - An Affirmation of My Past, from the National Chicano Screenprint Taller, 1988-89

Artist:
Mario Castillo, born 1945  Search this
Printer:
Self-Help Graphics  Search this
Medium:
screenprint (four color separation)
Dimensions:
sheet: 34 3/4 x 23 7/8 in. (88.3 x 60.6 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1988
Topic:
Figure\fragment\skull  Search this
Animal\reptile\snake  Search this
Allegory\death  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Wight Art Gallery, University of California, Los Angeles
Copyright:
© 1988, Self-Help Graphics & Art, Inc.
Object number:
1991.65.2
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7c6643e35-034c-46c7-b443-540a8e3b893e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.65.2

The Merry Wives of Windsor: Dr. Caius, Simple and Dame Quickly

Artist:
Robert Walter Weir, born New York City 1803-died New York City 1889  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
20 7/8 x 17 1/2 in. (53.1 x 44.5 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1830
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
State of being\emotion\anger  Search this
Allegory\death  Search this
State of being\emotion\fear  Search this
Literature\Shakespeare\Merry Wives of Windsor  Search this
Architecture Interior  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum Purchase
Object number:
1991.66
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 7A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7999ef740-7918-47d6-93cb-de0c593474cd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.66

Revival Banner (Lions and Unicorn, Dan. and Rev.)

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
oil on linen
Dimensions:
63 1/4 x 52 3/8 in. (160.7 x 133.1 cm.)
Type:
Decorative Arts-Fiber
Folk Art
Date:
ca. 1930
Topic:
Animal\lion  Search this
Allegory\death  Search this
Fantasy\unicorn  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Last Judgment  Search this
Religion\Old Testament\Daniel  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr.
Object number:
1994.4.6
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Decorative Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7ceb8a423-beb8-49b5-8166-178296979b8e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1994.4.6

Revival Banner (Millennial Events and Signs)

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
oil on linen
Dimensions:
72 5/8 x 211 5/8 in. (184.5 x 537.5 cm.)
Type:
Decorative Arts-Fiber
Folk Art
Date:
ca. 1930
Topic:
Fantasy\monster  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Allegory\death  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Last Judgment  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Last Judgment  Search this
Religion\angel  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr.
Object number:
1994.4.7
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Decorative Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75606e4df-0d50-4e93-8b40-93341246ac93
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1994.4.7

Revival Banner (Millennial Events and Signs)

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
oil on cotton
Dimensions:
80 x 209 3/4 in. (203.2 x 532.8 cm.)
Type:
Decorative Arts-Fiber
Folk Art
Date:
ca. 1930
Topic:
Fantasy\monster  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Allegory\death  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Last Judgment  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Last Judgment  Search this
Religion\angel  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr.
Object number:
1994.4.8
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Decorative Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7d09c52ff-ff5f-43c3-8a18-1fa0423d0722
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1994.4.8

Die Jagd Nach Dem Gluck (Chasing After Happiness)

Artist:
Edmund Youngbauer, born Linz, Austria-Hungary 1869-died Jeanette, PA 1954  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas mounted on fiberboard
Dimensions:
20 1/4 x 28 3/8 in. (51.4 x 72.0 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Folk Art
Date:
late 19th century
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Architecture\bridge  Search this
Allegory\passion\joy  Search this
Allegory\death  Search this
Equestrian  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1986.65.158
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Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk76f5e210d-2eea-4ae4-80cb-205fc1f5bcf5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.65.158

The Pied Piper

Artist:
Albert Webb, born New York City 1891  Search this
Medium:
lithograph
Dimensions:
10 x 14 1/2 in. (25.4 x 36.8 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Occupation\military  Search this
Allegory\death  Search this
Performing arts\music\flute  Search this
Landscape\cemetery  Search this
Figure\fragment\skeleton  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from D.C. Public Library
Object number:
1967.72.286
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7a9c3cee7-3cb4-4a5c-a203-754f5c858c34
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.72.286

Eulogy to D

Artist:
Romas Viesulas, born Lasai, Lithuania 1918  Search this
Medium:
inkless relief
Dimensions:
22 x 24 in. (55.9 x 61.0 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1965
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Allegory\death  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1971.84.91
Restrictions & Rights:
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7ad70307a-b4fe-4ee0-8855-e08077226d88
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1971.84.91

(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) The Suicide

Artist:
Elihu Vedder, born New York City 1836-died Rome, Italy 1923  Search this
Medium:
chalk, pencil, ink and watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 17 3/4 x 13 3/8 in. (45.1 x 33.9 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1883-1884
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Landscape\time\night  Search this
Allegory\death  Search this
Landscape\celestial\star  Search this
Literature\Khayyam, Omar\Rubaiyat  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson
Object number:
1978.108.26
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk77050a64a-417b-4acb-94a5-b0c4b9f59d27
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1978.108.26

(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) The Last Man

Artist:
Elihu Vedder, born New York City 1836-died Rome, Italy 1923  Search this
Medium:
chalk, pencil, ink and watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 18 3/4 x 14 1/4 in. (47.6 x 36.3 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1883-1884
Topic:
Figure\fragment\skull  Search this
Figure male\nude  Search this
Allegory\death  Search this
Literature\Khayyam, Omar\Rubaiyat  Search this
Religion\angel  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson
Object number:
1978.108.40
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk774d80be1-7d3b-4092-aab7-548d039c0e72
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1978.108.40

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