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    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • In the Garden of the Bee Priestess II: Sacred Grove 2

    • 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; Roses; Bees
    • 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)
    • In the Garden of the Bee Priestess II: Sacred Grove 3

    • Macko, Nancy
    • In this series, the plumb bob, similar in shape to the bee and a woman's figure, reappears as a motif. Macko used rubber stamps, combined with brilliant blue aquatint and multi-plate etching to create the composition of reoccuring images of bees,...
    • Art, Modern-21st century; Birds; Beehives; Bees; Roses; Plumb bobs; Gods, Minoan
    • Untitled no. 7

    • Turk, Elizabeth
    • Produced during Turk's residency at the McColl Center for Visual Arts, the drawing served as preparation for the 2003 Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery's exhibition, "Matter and Matrix." The artist received a B.A. in International Relations from...
    • Art; Vertebrae; Anatomy, Artistic
    • Washtub blues

    • Saar, Alison
    • Against a deep blue background, a woman in a long white dress and headscarf looks down into a washtub with her face reflected in the water.
    • Women, Black, in art; Dresses; Scarves; Basins (Containers)
    • Untitled no. 5

    • Turk, Elizabeth
    • Produced during Turk's residency at the McColl Center for Visual Arts, the drawing served as preparation for the 2003 Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery's exhibition, "Matter and Matrix." The artist received a B.A. in International Relations from...
    • Art; Vertebrae; Anatomy, Artistic
    • Untitled no. 4

    • Turk, Elizabeth
    • Produced during Turk's residency at the McColl Center for Visual Arts, the drawing served as preparation for the 2003 Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery's exhibition, "Matter and Matrix." The artist received a B.A. in International Relations from...
    • Art; Vertebrae; Anatomy, Artistic
    • Untitled, 2005

    • Ringgold, Faith
    • On a brightly colored background, a black woman wearing a white dress, white hat and round glasses stands with her hands folded and a purse on her arm. She appears to be standing at the edge of a forest. Text frames the image. This is the same...
    • Black; Women, Black, in art; Dresses; Women's hats; Trees; Underground Railroad
    • Fountain

    • Orlovski, Stas
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    • Art, Modern-20th century; Mixed media painting
    • 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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