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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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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)
    • 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)
    • Beverly Hills chauffeur, 1975

    • Friedkin, Anthony
    • A driver in sunglasses and hat smiles from the passenger seat of a limousine. This black and white photograph is part of the series, The Beverly Hills Essay 1975.
    • Black-and-white photography; Limousines; Professional motor vehicle drivers
    • Old Yuma Jail, 1947

    • Yavno, Max
    • A view through an open doorway of what looks to be a bathroom or outhouse of an abandoned building. This black and white image was taken on a shoot with friend and fellow photographer and artist, Aaron Siskind.
    • Black-and-white photography; Toilets; Abandoned buildings; Brick walls; Jails

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