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Dark Erotic Dream

Artist:
Betye Saar, American, b. Los Angeles, California, 1926  Search this
Medium:
Metal, paint, ceramic, wood, and plastic sequins in wood box
Dimensions:
9 1/4 X 5 X 2 3/8 IN. (23.5 X 12.7 X 6.0 CM.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
(1976)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981
Accession Number:
86.4104
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
African-American Figuration
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2dceb8c0c-204f-4b68-8b4a-8214136b9d64
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_86.4104

Esperanza Spalding

Artist:
Sandrine Lee, born 1972  Search this
Sitter:
Esperanza Spalding, born 1984  Search this
Medium:
Digitally exposed chromogenic print
Dimensions:
Image: 40.5 x 61 cm (15 15/16 x 24")
Sheet: 50.7 x 71.2 cm (19 15/16 x 28 1/16")
Mat: 66 x 81.3 cm (26 x 32")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\Connecticut
Date:
2010 (printed 2012)
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Violin  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Writing implement\Pencil  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Bench  Search this
Music\Sheet music  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Cello  Search this
Interior\Train station  Search this
Esperanza Spalding: Female  Search this
Esperanza Spalding: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician  Search this
Esperanza Spalding: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Esperanza Spalding: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Esperanza Spalding: Grammy  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Sandrine Lee
Object number:
C/NPG.2012.42
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4f238680a-347f-4d05-9f04-be717317dfdf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_C_NPG.2012.42

The Bronze Venus

Alternate Title:
Lena Horne
Artist:
Morgan Lithography Company, active c. 1917 - 1945  Search this
Sitter:
Lena Calhoun Horne, 30 Jun 1917 - 9 May 2010  Search this
Medium:
Color halftone lithographic movie poster on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 204.1 × 103.4cm (80 3/8 × 40 11/16")
Paper mount: 207.8 × 108.6cm (81 13/16 × 42 3/4")
Type:
Print
Date:
1943
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Trumpet  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Trombone  Search this
Poster  Search this
Human Figures  Search this
Poster\Movie  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Female  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Popular  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Grammy  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2005.139
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Morgan Lithography Company
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4cd69972a-8b0a-4dd6-8122-fd4e2dd7b6af
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2005.139

Untitled (Ella on silk)

Artist:
Carrie Mae Weems, born 20 Apr 1953  Search this
Copy after:
Herman Leonard, 1923 - 2010  Search this
Sitter:
Ella Fitzgerald, 25 Apr 1917 - 15 Jun 1996  Search this
Medium:
Digital inkjet printed with fabric dye on silk charmeuse stretched over cotton
Dimensions:
Sheet: 109.4 × 84 × 3.7 cm (43 1/16 × 33 1/16 × 1 7/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
2014
Topic:
Ella Fitzgerald: Female  Search this
Ella Fitzgerald: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Jazz  Search this
Ella Fitzgerald: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Ella Fitzgerald: Grammy  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2015.42.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 2014 Carrie Mae Weems
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a19c2d77-03e1-4206-a28d-1f4820180442
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2015.42.1

Untitled (Ella on silk)

Artist:
Carrie Mae Weems, born 20 Apr 1953  Search this
Sitter:
Ella Fitzgerald, 25 Apr 1917 - 15 Jun 1996  Search this
Medium:
Digital inkjet printed with fabric dye on silk charmeuse stretched over cotton
Dimensions:
Sheet: 35.3 × 27.2 × 3.7 cm (13 7/8 × 10 11/16 × 1 7/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
2014
Topic:
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone  Search this
Ella Fitzgerald: Female  Search this
Ella Fitzgerald: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Jazz  Search this
Ella Fitzgerald: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Ella Fitzgerald: Grammy  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2015.42.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 2014 Carrie Mae Weems
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm49bff5c1b-ca8b-422f-88a8-844785014e78
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2015.42.2

Lena Horne

Artist:
Brian Lanker, 31 Aug 1947 - 13 Mar 2011  Search this
Sitter:
Lena Calhoun Horne, 30 Jun 1917 - 9 May 2010  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 71.1 × 71.4 cm (28 × 28 1/8")
Sheet/Mount: 81.1 × 75.4 cm (31 15/16 × 29 11/16")
Mat: 88.3 × 86.8 cm (34 3/4 × 34 3/16")
Frame: 91 × 90.3 cm (35 13/16 × 35 9/16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1988
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Ring  Search this
Architecture\Window  Search this
Home Furnishings\Curtain  Search this
Home Furnishings\Pillow  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Female  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Popular  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Grammy  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; partial gift of Lynda Lanker and a museum purchase made possible with generous support from Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker, Agnes Gund, Kate Kelly and George Schweitzer, Lyndon J. Barrois Sr. and Janine Sherman Barrois, and Mark and Cindy Aron
Object number:
NPG.2021.112
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Brian Lanker Archive
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm45217421f-b174-4ede-a2ca-18492562ee62
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2021.112

Leontyne Price

Artist:
Brian Lanker, 31 Aug 1947 - 13 Mar 2011  Search this
Sitter:
Leontyne Price, born 10 Feb 1927  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 70.6 × 70.7 cm (27 13/16 × 27 13/16")
Sheet/Mount: 80.8 × 75.2 cm (31 13/16 × 29 5/8")
Mat: 89.9 × 88.6 cm (35 3/8 × 34 7/8")
Frame: 92.7 × 91.4 × 4.4 cm (36 1/2 × 36 × 1 3/4")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1988
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Earring  Search this
Interior  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace\Pearl  Search this
Leontyne Price: Female  Search this
Leontyne Price: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Opera  Search this
Leontyne Price: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Leontyne Price: Grammy  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; partial gift of Lynda Lanker and a museum purchase made possible with generous support from Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker, Agnes Gund, Kate Kelly and George Schweitzer, Lyndon J. Barrois Sr. and Janine Sherman Barrois, and Mark and Cindy Aron
Object number:
NPG.2021.131
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Brian Lanker Archive
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm446913476-3acb-4b0c-a9bb-ef0bdd654858
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2021.131

Lena Horne

Artist:
Edward Biberman, 23 Oct 1904 - 27 Jan 1986  Search this
Sitter:
Lena Calhoun Horne, 30 Jun 1917 - 9 May 2010  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 129.5 x 78.7 x 2.5cm (51 x 31 x 1")
Frame: 146.1 x 95.3 x 5.1cm (57 1/2 x 37 1/2 x 2")
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\California\Los Angeles\Los Angeles
Date:
1947
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Earring  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Piano  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Flower\Corsage  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Female  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Popular  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Grammy  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.85.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 1947 Edward Biberman
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
Bravo!
On View:
NPG, South Gallery 321 Mezzanine
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4bf670ac9-c8e1-4699-b0b9-abab2378fc88
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.85.2

Dizzy Gillespie

Artist:
Marc Klionsky, 22 Feb 1927 - 17 Sep 2017  Search this
Sitter:
Dizzy Gillespie, 21 Oct 1917 - 6 Jan 1993  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 132.7 x 168.3 x 3.8cm (52 1/4 x 66 1/4 x 1 1/2")
Frame: 137.2 x 172.7 x 5.4cm (54 x 68 x 2 1/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1988
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace  Search this
Interior  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Trumpet  Search this
Artwork\Sculpture\Statue  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Mask  Search this
Dizzy Gillespie: Male  Search this
Dizzy Gillespie: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Dizzy Gillespie: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn player\Trumpeter  Search this
Dizzy Gillespie: Grammy  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the Estate of Aron Chilewich
Object number:
NPG.93.475
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 1988, Marc Klionsky
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
Bravo!
On View:
NPG, South Gallery 322 Mezzanine
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm44f5167d1-b292-4611-ae0c-2af4ac9989e6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.93.475

Slave Badge

Physical Description:
copper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 in x 2 in; 5.08 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
Tag, Identification (2)
Object Type:
tags
Place made:
United States: South Carolina, Charleston
Place used:
United States: South Carolina, Charleston
Date made:
1833
Subject:
African American  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Municipal Government  Search this
Credit Line:
Leon Banov
ID Number:
CL.309002.01
Catalog number:
309002.01
Accession number:
309002
See more items in:
Home and Community Life: Ethnic
Work
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition:
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-2354-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_671073
Online Media:

Concert - The Blues: Roots, Branches and Beyond Part 2

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/mp4
Uploaded:
Tue, 16 Aug 2011 14:39:00 GMT
Topic:
Native Americans  Search this
American Indians  Search this
See more episodes:
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Live Events
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:podcasts_76c012c5d7bdca4c591828ee24138880

indiVISIBLE: African-Native American Lives in the Americas

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Symposia
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/mp4
Uploaded:
Mon, 12 Sep 2011 20:30:00 GMT
Topic:
Native Americans  Search this
American Indians  Search this
See more episodes:
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Live Events
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:podcasts_77a4419e24d5759c93160bf9c4bc9573

Concert - The Blues: Roots, Branches and Beyond Part 1

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/mp4
Uploaded:
Tue, 16 Aug 2011 13:39:00 GMT
Topic:
Native Americans  Search this
American Indians  Search this
See more episodes:
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Live Events
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:podcasts_b58edda4d5127bb6a496a5f341d6f7a8

A lasting legacy the Claire and Edoardo Villa Will Trust by Sean O'Toole

Author:
O'Toole, Sean 1968-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Claire and Edoardo Villa Will Trust  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2018
Call number:
N1 .A788
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1117552

American people

Interviewer:
Gioni, Massimiliano  Search this
Curator:
Carrion-Murayari, Gary  Search this
Author:
Lippard, Lucy R.,  Search this
Godfrey, Mark (Mark Benjamin),)  Search this
Baraka, Amiri 1934-2014  Search this
Brooks, LeRonn P  Search this
Bryan-Wilson, Julia  Search this
Cooks, Bridget R. 1972-  Search this
Whitley, Zoé  Search this
Casteel, Jordan  Search this
Self, Tschabalala 1990-  Search this
Brackens, Diedrick 1989-  Search this
Wallace, Michele  Search this
Interviewee:
Ringgold, Faith  Search this
Author:
Container of (work): Ringgold, Faith Works Selections  Search this
Host institution:
New Museum (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
M.H. de Young Memorial Museum  Search this
Publisher:
Phaidon Press  Search this
Subject:
New Museum (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
239 pages illustrations (chiefly color), color map, portraits (chiefly color) 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Interviews
Expositions
Exhibition catalogs
Essays
Illustrated works
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
2022
21st century
20th century
Topic:
African American women artists  Search this
Art, American  Search this
African American art  Search this
African American quilts  Search this
African Americans--History--In art  Search this
African Americans in art  Search this
Femmes artistes noires américaines  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.R5823 G48 2022
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1158037

Place of the white struggle / by Sarah Duguid ; photographs by Leila Amanpour

Author:
Duguid, Sarah  Search this
Amanpour, Leila  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Orania (South Africa)
Date:
2002
Topic:
Afrikaners  Search this
Call number:
DT1701 .S298
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_752850

Edoardo Villa

Author:
Watter, Lola  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Villa, Edoardo 1915-2011  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1977
Call number:
N7395.6 .O684 1959
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_770486

Edoardo Villa : conservation with a sculptor / Lesley Pretorius

Author:
Villa, Edoardo 1915-2011-  Search this
Pretorius, Lesley  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Villa, Edoardo 1915-2011  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1994
Call number:
NK1 .I434
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_810716

Edoardo Villa (b. 1915)

Author:
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Villa, Edoardo 1915-2011  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2005
Call number:
NB1092.2 .S38 2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_818489

Edoardo Villa

Author:
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Villa, Edoardo 1915-2011  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2006
Call number:
NX589.8.S6 C66
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_912985

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