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Melinda Looi (b. 1973, Malaysia) for Melinda Looi (est. 2000, Malaysia); Ensemble (dress, turban, earrings, rings, and shoes); Sunset in Africa Collection, 2012; Tie-dyed silk chiffon with feathers, semi-precious stones, and Swarovski crystals, silk satin lining; Photograph by Sebastian Kim.
Collection of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, gift of Leith Adam
Michael Ancher, “Kunstdommere” (Art Judges), 1906, oil on canvas, 156.2 x 222.9 cm
The Danish Museum of National History, Frederiksborg Castle, Hillerød, Denmark
Green Book Cover 1940
Courtesy Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, New York Public Library.
Emperor tamarin. Photo: Roshan Patel/Smithsonian’s National Zoo
Credit: “A Portrait of Berenice Sarmiento Chávez” by Hugo Crosthwaite, stop-motion drawing animation (3:12 min.), 2018. Collection of the artist, courtesy of Luis De Jesus Los Angeles
Chant Avedissian (1951-2018, b. Cairo, Egypt; worked in Cairo)
The Nassa Era and Om Kalsoum
Mixed media on corrugated cardboard, cloth
Purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collections Acquistion Program, 96-20-3
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