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    • [Adrian Piper], Self Portrait Exaggerating My Negroid Features.

    • [Adrian Piper], Self Portrait Exaggerating My Negroid Features.

    • Drawings; Pencil works; Portrait drawings; Portraits; Self-portraits; Heads (Anatomy); Faces; Women; Artists; Racially mixed people; Hairstyles; Race discrimination; Discrimination; Racism; Ethnic stereotypes; Interpersonal relations; Prejudice

    • "As an African-American who is able to pass as 'white', Piper has written eloquently of the social and institutional prejudices that surface when she divulges her racially mixed identity. In a text entitled 'Flying' of 1987 she wrote: 'I am...
    • Who's Afraid of Aunt Jemima? Quilt & Book by Faith Ringgold.

    • Who's Afraid of Aunt Jemima? Quilt & Book by Faith Ringgold.

    • Paintings; Acrylic paintings; Mixed media; Quilts; Textiles; Textile art; Sewing; Needlework; Embroidery; Books; Storytelling; Inscriptions; Lettering (Layout features); Punctuation; Question marks; Names; Fantasy; Fictitious characters; Memorial...

    • "A moving tribute to her mother, this work combines the personal and the political. The quilt includes a narrative - the witty story of the family of Aunt Jemima, most familiar as the stereotypical black 'mammy' but here a successful African...
    • The Perception of Presence.

    • The Perception of Presence.

    • Sculpture; Mixed media; Men; Young adults; Discrimination; Race discrimination; Racism; Prejudice; Cultural relations; Social classes; Social aspects; Interpersonal relations; Fear

    • Earth, linen cloth, and wood, and recorded interviews; “ ‘My godson’s experience stimulated this piece. He’s grown up in Greenwich Village and one evening while out with his friends the police swooped down upon them. They were thrown...
    • The Liberation of Aunt Jemima.

    • The Liberation of Aunt Jemima.

    • Mixed media; Sculpture; Political issues; Discrimination; Race discrimination; Racism; Prejudice; Ethnic stereotypes; Stereotyping; Caricatures; Cultural relations; Civil rights; Social classes; Social aspects; Advertisements; Advertising;...

    • “The social, political, and spiritual terrain of Saar’s work incorporates found objects, personal family memorabilia, and other materials. In this work, using the familiar and derogatory image of Aunt Jemimah, Saar transforms the stereotype...
    • Discussion.

    • Discussion.

    • Drawings; Ink drawings; Men; Adults; Costumes; Headgear; Masks; Racism; Discrimination; Gestures; Pointing fingers; Discussion; Conversation; Interpersonal relations; Inscriptions; Artists' signatures; Numerals

    • Caption information: Tusche [India ink] / sig. u. dat.: u. r. Philip Guston 1970 [Signed and dated: lower right: Philip Guston 1970] / Alle Marlborough Gallery, London.
    • Red Race Riot.

    • Red Race Riot.

    • Prints; Screen prints; Paintings; Acrylic paintings; Mixed media; Disasters; Tragedies; Violence; Police brutality; Protest movements; Riots; Riots & demonstrations; Race riots; Demonstrations; Civil rights demonstrations; Civil rights; Civil...

    • Acrylic and silkscreen on linen.
    • Little Race Riot.

    • Little Race Riot.

    • Prints; Screen prints; Paintings; Acrylic paintings; Mixed media; Disasters; Tragedies; Violence; Police brutality; Protest movements; Riots; Riots & demonstrations; Race riots; Demonstrations; Civil rights demonstrations; Civil rights; Civil...

    • Silkscreen ink on synthetic polymer paint on canvas. [Adapted from a photograph by journalist Charles Moore.]
    • Red Race Riot.

    • Red Race Riot.

    • Prints; Screen prints; Paintings; Acrylic paintings; Mixed media; Disasters; Tragedies; Violence; Police brutality; Protest movements; Riots; Riots & demonstrations; Race riots; Demonstrations; Civil rights demonstrations; Civil rights; Civil...

    • Silkscreen ink on synthetic polymer paint on canvas. Adapted from a photograph by journalist Charles Moore.
    • Mustard Race Riot.

    • Mustard Race Riot.

    • Prints; Screen prints; Paintings; Acrylic paintings; Mixed media; Disasters; Tragedies; Violence; Police brutality; Protest movements; Riots; Riots & demonstrations; Race riots; Demonstrations; Civil rights demonstrations; Civil rights; Civil...

    • Silkscreen ink on synthetic polymer paint on canvas. [Adapted from photographs by journalist Charles Moore.]
    • Bedia's Stirring Wheel.

    • Bedia's Stirring Wheel.

    • Sculpture; Mixed media; Symbols; Discrimination; Race discrimination; Race relations; Racism; Ethnic groups; Ethnic stereotypes; Indigenous peoples; Cultural relations; History; Irony; Fantasy; Archaeology; Excavation; Hides & skins; Steering...

    • "Durham's symbolic recoding of the imagery of modern America in the terms of its native Indians is interesting in relation to Joseph Beuys's use of Indian iconography for purposes of symbolic retribution. As a modernist, Beuys assumed his work...
    • Five Car Stud.

    • Five Car Stud.

    • Sculpture; Tableaux; Night; Violence; Terrorism; Punishment & torture; Race discrimination; Discrimination; Race relations; Racism; Social aspects; Interpersonal relations; Social justice; Social values; Minorities; Ethnic groups; Men; Women;...

    • Tableau: cars, plaster casts, guns, rope, masks, chainsaw, clothing, oil pan with water and plastic letters, paint, polyester resin, styrofoam rocks, and dirt; "Ruthlessly forgoing aesthetic or metaphorical niceties, Keinholz's grotesquely...
    • The Migration of the Negro series, No. 49.

    • The Migration of the Negro series, No. 49.

    • Paintings; Tempera paintings; Storytelling; Vignettes; History; Discrimination; Racism; Segregation; Political issues; Social aspects; Interpersonal relations; Social classes; Economic & social conditions; Social life; Cost & standard of...

    • "No. 49 of this series bears the caption 'They also found discrimination in the North although it was much different from that which they had known in the South.'" (Excerpt, Kleiner, p.1067)
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