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Laure Prouvost, Swallow, 2013
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Detail, Somayeh, from Blank Pages of an Iranian Photo Album; Newsha Tavakolian; ELS2019.4.1 © Newsha Tavakolian
Poster, Hydrodynamics, L’Atome au Service de la Paix (Atoms for Peace), 1955; Designed by Erik Nitsche (Swiss, 1908–1998) for General Dynamics Corporation (Falls Church, Virginia, U.S.); Offset lithograph on paper mounted on canvas; Gift of Arthur Cohen and Daryl Otte in memory of Bill Moggridge, 2013-42-9.
Save Our Earth, 2009; designed by Joanna Aizenberg (Russian, b. 1960) and Wim Noorduin (Dutch, b. 1980); synthetic cilia demonstrating the principle of self-assembly around a spherical nanosphere and illustrated through scanning electron micrograph with false color; each synthetic cilium is approximately the size of a naturally occurring cilium (200 nanometers in diameter); courtesy of Aizenberg Lab and Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University.
Edward Hopper, Ryder's House, 1933, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Henry Ward Ranger through the National Academy of Design, 1981.76
Left: Marcel Duchamp, “The Bride Stripped Bare of Her Bachelors, Even (The Green Box),” 1934. Box containing collotype reproductions on various papers. Edition 1 of 300. Image copyright © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Image source: Art Resource, NY. © Association Marcel Duchamp / ADAGP, Paris / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York 2018
Right: Marcel Duchamp, “Porte Chapeau (Hat Rack),” Conceived in 1917/Executed in 1964. Edition: 5/8 + 3 Aps. Photo: National Gallery of Canada. © Association Marcel Duchamp / ADAGP, Paris / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York 2018
Full-scale models of Mars Rovers are now on display in the Exploring the Planets gallery at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.
Ginny Ruffner with Grant Kirkpatrick, Liriodendrum plausus (Flapping tulip), 2017, sculpture (handblown glass with acrylic paint tree rings), island (plywood, low-density foam, fiberglass, epoxy, sand, pebbles, and acrylic paint), and holographic image. Sculpture: 19 x 12 x 9 in. Background: Bronze Tree (center island), 2017, plywood, low-density foam, fiberglass, epoxy, sand, pebbles, acrylic paint, bronze, and lampworked glass. Overall: 50 x 63 x 49 in. Installation view at MadArt Studio, 2018. Courtesy Ruffner Studio. Photo by Fiona McGuigan.
Dick West (Southern Cheyenne, 1912–1996), “Spatial Whorl”, 1949–1950. Oil on canvas. Gift of Dwight D. Saunders, 2004. (26/5102)
This work will be exhibited in “Stretching the Canvas: Eight Decades of Native Painting” opening Nov. 16 at the National Museum of the American Indian’s George Gustav Heye Center in New York City.
Michael Sherrill, Yellowstone Rhododendron, 2000, porcelain, glaze, steel. 11.25 x 15 x 11 in. Smithsonian American Art Museum, gift of David and Clemmer Montague, in memory of her mother Beatrice Slaton and her brother Carson Slaton, Mississippi Gardeners, 2005.34.
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