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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Girl before a Mirror.

    • Girl before a Mirror.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Abstract paintings; Abstract works; Girls; Breasts; Mirrors; Reflections; Mental states

    • "Another stylistic shift in Picasso's work that was influenced by Cubism has been called Surrealism. This term literally means 'above real' and denotes a truer reality than that of the visible world. In the Girl before a Mirror of 1932,...
    • Girl before a Mirror, detail.

    • Girl before a Mirror, detail.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Abstract paintings; Abstract works; Girls; Mirrors; Reflections; Mental states; Details

    • "Another stylistic shift in Picasso's work that was influenced by Cubism has been called Surrealism. This term literally means 'above real' and denotes a truer reality than that of the visible world. In the Girl before a Mirror of 1932,...
    • Accession II.

    • Accession II.

    • Sculpture; Abstract sculpture; Abstract works; Metalwork; Boxes; Containers; Interiors

    • "Hesse produced a series of versions of this sculpture during 1967-8. They set up an interesting dialogue with [Donald] Judd's frequent exposure of the interiors of his 'boxes'. They also respond obliquely to an iconographic tradition of...
    • The False Mirror.

    • The False Mirror.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Eyes; Body parts; Clouds; Puns (Visual works)

    • "Magritte's False Mirror of 1928 depicts a large eye (from which the familiar CBS logo is derived). The black circle at the center can refer both to the pupil and to the eclipsed sun. The observer is thrown off balance by the unusual close-up...
    • DUFFY, 1921 - 1932.

    • DUFFY, 1921 - 1932.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • DUFFY, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (125 ft. x 25 ft. x 4.6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1921. Owned by Ohio River Sand Company in Louisville, Kentucky, DUFFY operated in the Louisville area. The Duffy became a familiar sight in...
    • Akhenaton, Nefertiti, and three daughters.

    • Akhenaton, Nefertiti, and three daughters.

    • Sculpture; Stelae; Portraits; Group portraits; Men; Kings; Rulers; Women; Queens; People associated with politics & government; Couples; Spouses; Fathers; Mothers; Families; Family; Children; Girls; Clothing & dress; Headgear; Headdresses;...

    • From Tell el-Armana, Egypt. "A sunken relief stele, perhaps from a private shrine, provides a rare look at this royal family. The style is familiar from the colossus of Akhenaton [from the temple of Aton, Karnak, Egypt, Dynasty XVIII, ca....
    • General.

    • General.

    • Photographs; Sewers

    • Wall display of photographs with a sign reading Familiar Scenes in the Development of Louisville's Sewer System by the Commissioners of Sewerage. Photographs are identified by the sewer projects, including Southwestern Outfall, Thirty-eighth St....
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