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    • Woman in white

    • Anderson, William
    • A woman in a white dress and scarf bends over holding a ball placed in a shelf under a full dish rack. Behind the objects is a wood wall that looks to have headless and partially nude female figures with arms outstretched painted on it.
    • Black-and-white photography; Women, Black, in art; Dresses; Scarves; Balls (Sporting goods)
    • Madonna

    • Catlett, Elizabeth, 1915-
    • The "Africanized stylization" of three figures in an arched frame and the title given by the artist reflect the quality of a Christian icon and image of Madonna and child. In rendition, there are three figures with the female child wearing a rebozo...
    • Linoleum block-printing; Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint-Art; Women; Children
    • Mirror, mirror

    • Saar, Alison
    • On the back of a frying pan, possibly cast-iron, the eyebrows nose, and mouth of a face are visible. "The skillet references African American history: cooking with a cast iron skillet and washing clothing in a wooden washtub are parts of a Black...
    • Sculpture; Art metal-work; Skillets; Face; Symbolism
    • Untitled (museum), 2007

    • Weems, Carrie Mae, 1953-
    • People walking up and sitting on the steps to the British Museum seem not to notice the tall female figure in a long black dress standing facing them. The figure is most likely Weems. The stairs cut midway through the image on a horizontal line....
    • Black-and-white photography; Women artists, Black; Women, Black, in art; Columns; Stairs; Dresses; British Museum

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