A Day for Detroit: Man’s Shirt

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Man's Shirt, Native American. c. 1860. Buckskin, wool, ermine skin, human hair, glass beads, pigment, length x width: 46 in. x 62 in. 46 x 62 in. 116.8 x 157.5 cm

Man’s Shirt, Native American. c. 1860. Buckskin, wool, ermine skin, human hair, glass beads, pigment, length x width: 46 in. x 62 in. 46 x 62 in. 116.8 x 157.5 cm

A Day for Detroit: Mary Bendolph

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"Past and Gone," Mary Bendolph, 2005. Spitbite aquatint and softground etching printed in color on white wove paper, 30 3/4 x 27 1/8 in. Sheet: 40 3/8 x 35 in.

“Past and Gone,” Mary Bendolph, 2005. Spitbite aquatint and softground etching printed in color on white wove paper, 30 3/4 x 27 1/8 in. Sheet: 40 3/8 x 35 in.

A Day for Detroit: Charles McGee

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"Spectral Rhythms," Charles McGee, early 1970s. Acrylic on canvas, 84 1/2 x 64 1/2 x 1 7/8 in. (214.6 x 163.8 x 4.7 cm) No frame.

“Spectral Rhythms,” Charles McGee, early 1970s. Acrylic on canvas, 84 1/2 x 64 1/2 x 1 7/8 in. (214.6 x 163.8 x 4.7 cm) No frame.

A Day for Detroit: Heather McGill

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"An Ego is  Terrible Thing,' Heather McGill,

“An Ego is Terrible Thing,’ Heather McGill, 1996. Wood, lacquer, 96 x 8 x 3 in. (243.8 x 20.3 x 7.6 cm)

 

A Day for Detroit: Martin Lewis

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The Arc Welders at Night, Martin Lewis, 1937. Medium Drypoint printed in black ink on blue-green laid, 10 x 8 in. 25.4 x 20.3 cm Sheet: 14 3/8 x 10 3/4 in. 36.5 x 27.3 cm

The Arc Welders at Night, Martin Lewis, 1937. Medium Drypoint printed in black ink on blue-green laid, 10 x 8 in. 25.4 x 20.3 cm Sheet: 14 3/8 x 10 3/4 in. 36.5 x 27.3 cm

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