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Democracy Speaks

Artist:
J. Fred Woell, born Evergreen Park, IL 1934-died Deer Isle, ME 2015  Search this
Medium:
wood, brass, paper, nickel, and bullet shells
Dimensions:
2 3/8 × 3 1/8 × 1/2 in. (6.0 × 7.9 × 1.3 cm)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Date:
2003
Topic:
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Figure\fragment\eye  Search this
Allegory\place\America  Search this
Allegory\civic\democracy  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of J. Fred Woell
Object number:
2017.29
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Department:
Renwick Gallery
On View:
Renwick Gallery, 2nd Floor, Room 203
Renwick Gallery, 2nd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:saam_2017.29

Eye in Keyhole, New York

Artist:
Irving Penn, born Plainfield, NJ 1917-died New York City 2009  Search this
Medium:
dye transfer print
Dimensions:
image: 19 5/8 × 13 1/4 in. (49.8 × 33.7 cm)
Type:
Photography
Date:
1953, printed 1984
Topic:
Architecture\detail\door  Search this
Figure\fragment\eye  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Irving Penn Foundation
Object number:
2015.2.6
Restrictions & Rights:
© Condé Nast Publications, Inc.
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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Untitled (Window-mat Modification of J.J. Henner painting)

Artist:
Joseph Cornell, born Nyack, NY 1903-died New York City 1972  Search this
Medium:
collage on paperboard
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in.
Type:
Collage
Date:
mid 1940s
Topic:
Figure\fragment\eye  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
Object number:
2002.58.38
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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Three Mile Island, Three Years Later

Artist:
William T. Wiley, born Bedford, IN 1937  Search this
Printer:
Landfall Press, Inc.  Search this
Medium:
color lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 38 x 27 in. (96.5 x 68.6 cm) image: 35 1/2 x 22 1/2 in. (90.2 x 57.2 cm) irregular
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1983
Topic:
Figure\fragment\eye  Search this
Disaster\accident\nuclear accident  Search this
Object\written matter  Search this
Object\furniture\clock  Search this
Landscape\island\Three Mile Island  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
2003.68.15
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1983, William T. Wiley
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What the Star Said

Artist:
William T. Wiley, born Bedford, IN 1937  Search this
Medium:
color etching
Dimensions:
22 1/4 x 15 in. (56.5 x 38.1 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1999
Topic:
Figure\fragment\eye  Search this
Emblem\star  Search this
Literature\Hannon  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
2003.68.64
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1999, William T. Wiley
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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Eye Miniature on an Elliptical Ivory Box

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
image (elliptical): 3/4 x 1 5/16 in. (1.9 x 3.4 cm)
Type:
Painting-Miniature
Date:
ca. 1800
Topic:
Figure\fragment\eye  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Mary Elizabeth Spencer
Object number:
1999.27.77
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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Septieme Peril, from the portfolio Les 7 Perils Spectraux

Artist:
Dorothea Tanning, born Galesburg, IL 1910-died New York City 2012  Search this
Printer:
Desjobert  Search this
Maurice Gantner, n.d.  Search this
Medium:
color lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 20 x 12 3/4 in. (50.8 x 32.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1949, published 1950
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Dress\accessory  Search this
Figure\fragment\eye  Search this
State of being\phenomenon\surreal  Search this
Object\tool\telescope  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Lichtenberg Family Foundation
Object number:
1995.43.7
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1950, Dorothea Tanning
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edanmdm:saam_1995.43.7

The Yellow Race

Artist:
Todd Lim, born Port Chester, NY 1964  Search this
Medium:
screenprint on paper
Dimensions:
14 3/8 x 12 in. (36.5 x 30.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1993
Topic:
Figure\fragment\eye  Search this
Ethnic\Asian  Search this
Figure\fragment\nose  Search this
Object\written matter  Search this
Figure\fragment\ear  Search this
Figure\fragment\mouth  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Joshua L. Mack
Object number:
1997.114.2
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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The Magnificent Pretty Boy

Artist:
Henry Ray Clark, born Bartlett, TX 1936-died Houston, TX 2006  Search this
Medium:
colored ink on paper
Dimensions:
18 x 31 in. (45.7 x 78.7 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Folk Art
Date:
ca. 1990
Topic:
Figure\fragment\eye  Search this
Object\written matter  Search this
Object\furniture\clock  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chuck and Jan Rosenak and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
1997.124.108
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Untitled (Head Flanked by Angels above Sunset)

Artist:
Minnie Evans, born Long Creek, NC 1892-died Wilmington, NC 1987  Search this
Medium:
colored pencil on paper
Dimensions:
10 1/4 x 13 1/2 in. (26.0 x 34.3 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Folk Art
Date:
1970
Topic:
Animal\bird  Search this
Fantasy  Search this
Landscape\time\sunset  Search this
Figure\fragment\eye  Search this
Religion\angel  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chuck and Jan Rosenak and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
1997.124.109
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Indestructible Object

Artist:
Man Ray, born Philadelphia, PA 1890-died Paris, France 1976  Search this
Medium:
wood, fiber, metal, and paper on cardboard
Dimensions:
8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (21.6 x 11.5 x 11.5 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1965
Topic:
Performing arts\music  Search this
Figure\fragment\eye  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Samuel M. Greenbaum and Helen Mark families in memory of Helen Mark Greenbaum
Object number:
1993.43
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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edanmdm:saam_1993.43

SV012B/80, Downtown LA between Temple and Fourth #2 from Sequential Views

Artist:
Robbert Flick, born Amersfoort, Netherlands 1939  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 11 1/2 x 16 in. (29.4 x 40.7 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1980
Topic:
Figure\fragment\eye  Search this
Cityscape\California\Los Angeles  Search this
Architecture\other\tunnel  Search this
Cityscape\street\Temple Street  Search this
Cityscape\street\4th Street  Search this
Architecture Exterior\commercial\skyscraper  Search this
Object\written matter\graffiti  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts through the Photography Museum of Los Angeles
Object number:
1990.38.32
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1980, Robbert Flick
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Department:
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edanmdm:saam_1990.38.32

Eyes, from the Los Angeles Documentary Project

Artist:
Bill Owens, born San Jose, CA 1938  Search this
Medium:
chromogenic print
Dimensions:
image: 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1980
Topic:
Figure\fragment\hand  Search this
Figure\fragment\eye  Search this
Cityscape\California\Los Angeles  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts through the Photography Museum of Los Angeles
Object number:
1990.38.76
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1980, Bill Owen
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Department:
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edanmdm:saam_1990.38.76

On Wrinkles (two-page spread from book, On Wrinkles)

Artist:
Terry Braunstein, born Washington, DC 1942  Search this
Medium:
color xerograph on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1980
Topic:
Figure group\female and child  Search this
Figure\fragment\eye  Search this
Allegory\quality\vanity  Search this
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1991.4.3A
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1980, Terry Braunstein
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Department:
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edanmdm:saam_1991.4.3A

On Wrinkles (two-page spread from book, On Wrinkles)

Artist:
Terry Braunstein, born Washington, DC 1942  Search this
Medium:
color xerograph on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1980
Topic:
Figure female\elderly  Search this
Figure\fragment\eye  Search this
Monument\tomb\pyramid  Search this
Allegory\quality\vanity  Search this
Dress\accessory\timepiece  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1991.4.3B
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1980, Terry Braunstein
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Graphic Arts
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Necklace with Sacred Eye of Wedjat or Horas

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
faience
Dimensions:
length: 10 3/8 in. (26.5 cm)
Type:
Decorative Arts-Jewelry
Date:
600-300 B.C.
Topic:
Figure\fragment\eye  Search this
Mythology\other\Egyptian  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.8.159.14
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Department:
Decorative Arts
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edanmdm:saam_1929.8.159.14

(Eyes)

Artist:
William Zorach, born Eurburg, Lithuania 1889-died Bath, ME 1966  Search this
Medium:
pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 7/8 x 8 7/8 in. (30.2 x 22.6 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure\fragment\eye  Search this
Figure\fragment\nose  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Tessim Zorach
Object number:
1970.65.201
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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(Untitled--Cat and Eyes)

Artist:
William Zorach, born Eurburg, Lithuania 1889-died Bath, ME 1966  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Type:
Drawing
Topic:
Animal\cat  Search this
Figure\fragment\eye  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift from the collection of the Zorach children
Object number:
1976.145.15
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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Under One Control

Artist:
Toni Zepf, born Augsburg, Germany 1902  Search this
Medium:
mechanical reproduction on paper mounted on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 16 1/4 x 13 in. (41.2 x 33.0 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Mechanical Reproduction
Date:
1938
Topic:
Figure\fragment\eye  Search this
Object\other\container  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America
Object number:
1984.124.311
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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edanmdm:saam_1984.124.311

Portrait of Radon

Artist:
William T. Wiley, born Bedford, IN 1937  Search this
Medium:
watercolor and felt-tipped pen and ink on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 22 1/4 x 29 7/8 in. (56.5 x 75.9 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1982
Topic:
Disaster  Search this
Landscape\United States  Search this
Figure\fragment\eye  Search this
Object\written matter\map  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1989.40
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1982, William T. Wiley
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
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edanmdm:saam_1989.40

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