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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
Timothy Horn, Tree of Heaven 7, 2016, nickel-plated bronze and mirrored blown glass, Courtesy of the artist
Detail, Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Gwaneum bosal). Korea, Goryeo period, ca. 1220–1285. Gilt wood and gilt copper and iron with crystal inlays. National Museum of Korea, Seoul
Installation view of “Face Values” at the London Design Biennale. Photo: David Levene
A rural crossroads. FreeImages.com/Bettina Schwehn
Billie Holiday performing on stage with her band - Paul "Vice Pres" Quinichette on tenor saxophone, Carl Drinkard on piano, Jimmy Schenck on bass and Bobby "Stix" Darden on drums at Sugar Hill, Newark, New Jersey, April, 1957.
All photographs © 2018 Jerry Dantzic / Jerry Dantzic Archives. All rights reserved.
Drawing, Wildness, © September 11, 1972. Designed by Suzie Zuzek (Agnes Helen Zuzek de Poo, American, 1920–2011) for Key West Hand Print Fabrics, Inc. (Key West, Florida). Used by Lilly Pulitzer, Inc., before 1985 (Palm Beach, Florida). Brush and watercolor, pen and black ink, graphite on paper. 38.1 × 56.2 cm (15 × 22 1/8 in.). Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. Gift of The Original I.P. LLC, 5891.6.2018. Photo: Matt Flynn © Smithsonian Institution.
Laure Prouvost, Swallow, 2013
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Artist rendering of the "Textron How Things Fly Gallery," slated to open in 2022 at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC. Credit: Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum
Detail, Somayeh, from Blank Pages of an Iranian Photo Album; Newsha Tavakolian; ELS2019.4.1 © Newsha Tavakolian
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