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Courtesy of Arthur Jafa and Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York/ Rome
Vicki Lake, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Title: “American Mine”
Artist: David Maisel
Credit information: © David Maisel/ Courtesy of Edwynn Houk Gallery.
“American Mine” features open pit mines on the Carlin Trend, the most prolific gold mining district in the Western Hemisphere. Mines from this region are the source of devastating mercury emissions, released when ore is heated during the process of gold extraction.
This gold pen was used to sign the congressional joint amendment that enacted the Nineteenth Amendment in 1919. Photo by Jaclyn Nash.
Credit: Glenn Williams, Narwhal Tusk Research
Genízaro Maurice Archuleta in the high desert surrounding Abiquiú. Photo @ Russel Albert Daniels, 2019.
Frederic Edwin Church, The Natural Bridge, Virginia, 1852, oil on canvas, 28 x 23 in. The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia, Gift of Thomas Fortune Ryan.
Christi Belcourt (Michif), The Wisdom of the Universe, 2014, acrylic on canvas, Collection Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; Purchased with funds donated by Greg Latremoille, 2014, 2014/6. © Christi Belcourt
Girl in Red, 1950
18 ¼ x 12 ½ inches
The Petrucci Family Foundation Collection of African American Art
Inland Niger Delta artist; Djenné, Mopti Region, Mali; Equestrian Figure; 13th-15th century C.E.; Ceramic; National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, museum purchase, 86-12-2; Photograph by Franko Khoury.
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