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    • In the Garden of the Bee Priestess II: Sacred Grove 1

    • Macko, Nancy
    • The plumb bob, similar in shape to a bee and a woman's figure, reappears as a motif in this series. Macko used rubber stamps, combined with brilliant blue aquatint and multi-plate etching to create the composition of reoccurring images of bees, bee...
    • Art, Modern-21st century; Digital art; Plumb bobs; Beehives; Gods, Minoan; Circles
    • Pressure Ridge, Scott Base, Antarctica

    • Campbell, Joyce
    • From the series, Last Light: Antarctic Photographs, taken when Campbell traveled to the Ross Sea region of Antarctica. "The series makes allusion to the interconnectedness of natural systems and human intervention and complicates the simplistic...
    • Black-and-white photography; Arctic regions; Ecology; Ross Sea (Antarctica); Snow; Ice
    • Survivor

    • Catlett, Elizabeth, 1915-
    • A black woman stands with both hands gripping what appears to be a broom handle.
    • Linocut; Women, Black; Portraits; Aprons; Scarves
    • 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
    • I see you

    • Lewis, Samella S.
    • Relief image of the head and neck of a person looking off center.
    • Linoleum block-printing; African American art; Face in art
    • Fountain

    • Orlovski, Stas
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    • Art, Modern-20th century; Mixed media painting
    • Pearl Bailey, Birdland, NYC, 1950

    • Leonard, Herman
    • Herman Leonard captured the great jazz icons of the mid-20th century, including Pearl Bailey.
    • Black-and-white photography; Women; Music; Dance

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