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Elie Nadelman
Two Acrobats, 1934
glazed ceramic
overall: 27.31 24.13 15.24 cm (10 3/4 9 1/2 6 in.)
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

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Malvin Gray Johnson
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, 1928-1929
oil on canvas
unframed: 124.46 73.66 cm (49 29 in.)
ramed: 135.89 96.52 cm (53 1/2 38 in.)
The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, Gift of Stefan Kaluzny

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John Kane
Self-Portrait, 1929
oil on canvas over composition board
overall: 91.7 68.9 cm (36 1/8 27 1/8 in.)
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Fund, 1939
Digital Image (C) The Museum of Modern Art/ Licensed by SCALA/ Art Resource, NY

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Horace Pippin
Dog Fight over the Trenches, 1935-1939
oil on canvas
overall: 45.72 84.14 cm (18 33 1/8 in.)
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

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William Edmondson
Angel, c. 1931
limestone
overall: 55.88 41.91 13.97 cm (22 16 1/2 5 1/2 in.)
Robert M. Greenberg Collection

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Horace Pippin
Interior, 1944
oil on canvas
unframed: 61.2 x 76.6 cm, 0.2 cm (24 1/8 x 30 3/16 in., 1/8 in.)
ramed: 81.3 x 97.8 x 6.7 cm (32 x 38 1/2 x 2 5/8 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Meyer P. Potamkin, in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art

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Marsden Hartley
Adelard the Drowned, Master of the "Phantom", c. 1938-1939
oil on board
unframed: 71.12 55.88 cm (28 22 in.)
ramed: 67.31 78.11 6.35 cm (26 1/2 30 3/4 2 1/2 in.)
The Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Bequest of Hudson D. Walker from the Ione and Hudson D. Walker Collection

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Bill Traylor
Men Drinking, Boys Tormenting, Dogs Barking, c. 1939-1942
opaque watercolor on card with dark gray prepared surface
overall: 36.2 55.25 cm (14 1/4 21 3/4 in.)
Collection of Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz, Promised Gift to the Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Joseph Yoakum
Briar Head Mtn of National Park Range of Bryce Canyon National Park near Hatch, Utah U.S.A., c. 1969
blue-black and black ballpoint pen and colored pencil on paper
sheet: 50.8 60.96 cm (20 24 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Collectors Committee and the Donald and Nancy de Laski Fund

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Edgar Tolson
Cain Going Into the World from the series the Fall of Man, 1970
carved wood with nails, paint, graphite, marker and glue
overall: 36.83 33.97 23.5 cm (14 1/2 13 3/8 9 1/4 in.)
Milwaukee Art Museum, The Michael and Julie Hall Collection of American Folk Art

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Sister Gertrude Morgan
Revelation 7. chap., c. 1970
paint on wood
overall: 82 39 0.5 cm (32 5/16 15 3/8 3/16 in.)
Courtesy of The Museum of Everything, London

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James "Son Ford" Thomas
Untitled, 1988
unfired clay, paint, human teeth, rocks
overall: 17.15 11.43 17.78 cm (6 3/4 4 1/2 7 in.)
Souls Grown Deep Foundation, Atlanta, from the William S. Arnett Collection

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Betye Saar
Indigo Mercy, 1975
mixed media
overall: 106.68 33.02 33.02 cm (42 13 13 in.)
The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, Gift of the Nzingha Society, Inc.

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Alan Shields
Shape-Up, 1976-1977
acrylic and thread and beads on canvas belting (double-sided)
overall: 190.5 182.88 cm (75 72 in.)
The Drawing Room Gallery, East Hampton
Photo by Gary Mamay

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Rosie Lee Tompkins (Quilted by Irene Bankhead)
Untitled, 1986
velvet and velveteen
overall: 190.5 124.46 cm (75 49 in.)
Collection of Eli Leon

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Judith Scott
Untitled, 2004
fiber and mixed media
overall: 53.34 40.64 40.64 cm (21 16 16 in.)
Courtesy of The Museum of Everything, London

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Eugene von Bruenchenhein
Untitled (Marie), c. 1943-1960
gelatin silver print
unframed: 25.4 20.32 cm (10 8 in.)

image: 23.18 1.09 cm (9 1/8 7/16 in.)
ramed: 53.66 43.82 3.18 cm (21 1/8 17 1/4 1 1/4 in.)
John Michael Kohler Arts Center Collection, Sheboygan

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Lee Godie
Prince Charming, c. 1975 - 1980
paint, ink, and gelatin silver print on canvas
image: 64.14 38.74 cm (25 1/4 15 1/4 in.)
ramed: 71.12 46.99 3.81 cm (28 18 1/2 1 1/2 in.)
Don Howlett and Lisa Stone

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Lee Godie
Prince Charming, c. 1975 - 1980
paint, ink, and gelatin silver print on canvas
image: 64.14 38.74 cm (25 1/4 15 1/4 in.)
ramed: 71.12 46.99 3.81 cm (28 18 1/2 1 1/2 in.)
Don Howlett and Lisa Stone

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Lee Godie
Prince Charming, c. 1975 - 1980
paint, ink, and gelatin silver print on canvas
image: 64.14 38.74 cm (25 1/4 15 1/4 in.)
framed: 71.12 46.99 3.81 cm (28 18 1/2 1 1/2 in.)
Don Howlett and Lisa Stone

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Lonnie Holley
The Boneheaded Serpent at the Cross (It Wasn't Luck), 1996
found metal, bones, dried flowers
overall: 53.34 45.72 22.86 cm (21 18 9 in.)
Souls Grown Deep Foundation, Atlanta, from the William S. Arnett Collection

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Matt Mullican
Three Suitcases of Love, Truth, Work and Beauty, 2006
9 white cotton sheets each mounted with 9 ink on paper drawings housed in an orange custom built trunk accompanied by two pillows in pillowcases
sheets: 261.62 218.44 cm (103 86 in.)
drawings: 81.28 67.95 cm (32 26 3/4 in.)
trunk: 34.29 95.25 78.74 cm (13 1/2 37 1/2 31 in.)
Courtesy of the Artist and Christine Burgin

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Outliers and American Vanguard Art
January 28–May 13, 2018

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