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    Cascade

    Christian Marclay
    American; Swiss, b. 1955
    Cascade, 1989
    Magnetic tape
    294.6 x 68.6 cm (116 x 27 inches) Variable, depends on the height of the installation.
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 2006.2

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    Kronos

    Tacita Dean
    English, b. 1965
    Kronos, 2004
    Incised alabaster (triptych)
    61 x 61 x 1.9 cm (24 x 24 x 3/4 inches) (each)
    Richard Brown Baker Fund for Contemporary British Art 2006.4

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    Untitled Film Still

    Kota Ezawa
    German, b. 1969
    Untitled Film Still, 2005
    Light box
    61 x 76.2 cm (24 x 30 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2006.39

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    Foxglove Pants

    Allison Newsome
    American, b. 1958
    Foxglove Pants, 2005
    ceramic
    73.7 x 38.1 x 33 cm (29 x 15 x 13 inches) irregular
    Anonymous gift 2006.78

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    Zita

    Lynda Benglis
    American, b. 1941
    Zita, from the Sparkle Knot series,, 1972
    Cotton bunting, plaster, acrylic paint and glitter over aluminum screen
    87.6 x 97.8 x 34.3 cm (34 1/2 x 38 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 2006.73

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    Maternity Dress

    Mimi Smith
    American, b. 1942
    Maternity Dress, 1966
    Plastic, vinyl, zipper, screws
    114.3 x 36.8 x 17.8 cm (45 x 14 1/2 x 7 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2007.8

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    Untitled

    Roger Hiorns
    English, b.1975
    Untitled, 2005
    Steel, thistles, copper sulfate, silicone, and Velcro
    298.4 x 52.1 x 77.5 cm (117 x 20 x 30 inches)
    Richard Brown Baker Fund for Contemporary British Art 2007.16

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    Home on the Run

    Brian Chippendale
    American, b.1973
    Home on the Run, 2006
    Screenprinted papier mache on wood frame, mixed media objects
    322.6 x 317.5 x 243.8 cm (127 x 125 x 96 inches) overall, installed
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2007.27.1

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    Home on the Run

    Brian Chippendale
    American, b.1973
    Home on the Run, 2006
    Screenprinted papier mache on wood understructure, mixed media
    243.8 x 121.9 x 1.9 cm (96 x 48 x 3/4 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2007.27.1A

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    For RISD Rejoice!...

    Jenny Holzer
    American, b. 1950
    For RISD Rejoice!…, 2007
    Granite
    45.7 x 61 cm (18 x 24 inches) (height x depth)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2007.78

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    Mountainside Ellipse

    Richard Long
    English, b. 1945
    Mountainside Ellipse, 1999
    Stones
    15.9 x 379.1 x 152.1 cm (6 1/4 x 149 1/4 x 59 7/8 inches)
    Richard Brown Baker Fund for Contemporary British Art 2007.107

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    Take a Stand

    Ryan Trecartin
    American, b. 1981
    Lizzie Fitch
    American, b. 1981
    Take a Stand, 2006
    Mixed media
    228.6 x 182.9 x 198.1 cm (90 x 72 x 78 inches) (overall)
    Phil Seibert Alumni Acquisition Fund and Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2008.3

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    Dry Mouth

    Jeanne Silverthorne
    American, b. 1950
    Dry Mouth, 2003
    Rubber
    56.5 x 77.5 x 16.5 cm (22 5/16 x 30 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches)
    Gift of the artist 2008.63

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    Parkhaus

    Lucy Williams
    English, b. 1972
    Parkhaus, 2008
    Mixed media
    72.4 x 106 x 7.9 cm (28 x 41 3/4 x 3 1/8 inches)
    Richard Brown Baker Fund for Contemporary British Art 2008.39

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    Capri-Batterie (Capri Battery)

    Joseph Beuys
    German, 1921-1986
    Capri-Batterie (Capri Battery), 1985
    Light bulb with plug socket, screenprinted wooden box, offset lithograph on paper, lemon
    Gift of James Baker 2008.66

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    Big Blue

    Susan Hiller
    American, b. 1940
    Big Blue, 1974 - 1976
    Acrylic on canvas, cut and bound in covered book with slide
    20.3 x 34.9 x 6.4 cm (8 x 13 3/4 x 2 1/2 inches) (closed)
    Richard Brown Baker Fund for Contemporary British Art 2008.62

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    Balloon Dog (Red)

    Jeff Koons
    American, b. 1954
    Balloon Dog (Red), 1995
    Porcelain
    26.7 x 26.7 x 12.7 cm (10 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 5 inches)
    Gift of Susan Morris 2008.101.1

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    Bread With Egg

    Jeff Koons
    American, b. 1954
    Bread With Egg, 1995
    Plaster and tempera
    14.6 cm (5 13/16 inches) (diameter)
    Gift of Susan Morris 2008.101.2

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    Diamond

    Steve Keister
    American, b. 1949
    Diamond, 1991
    Corrugated plastic
    41.9 x 41.3 x 27.9 cm (16 1/2 x 16 1/4 x 11 inches)
    The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the National Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services 2009.59.12

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    Going Dotty

    Wendy Lehman
    Going Dotty, 1981
    Acrylic on wood
    58.4 x 41.9 x 15.9 cm (23 x 16 1/2 x 6 5/16 inches)
    The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the National Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services 2009.59.16

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    Model for Two Houses

    Joel Shapiro
    American, b. 1941
    Model for Two Houses, 2000
    White primer on wood
    26.7 x 42.9 x 38.1 cm (10 1/2 x 16 7/8 x 15 inches) including base
    The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the National Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services 2009.59.34

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    Untitled

    Alan Shields
    American, 1944-2005
    Untitled, 1972
    Acrylic on wood
    22.2 cm (8 13/16 inches) (diameter)
    The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the National Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services 2009.59.35

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    How It Goes Around the Corner #22

    Richard Tuttle
    American, b.1941
    How It Goes Around the Corner #22, 1996
    Pencil and crayon on paper in wood box
    36.8 x 21.6 x 7 cm (14 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 2 13/16 inches)
    The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the National Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services 2009.59.39

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    How It Goes Around the Corner #19

    Richard Tuttle
    American, b.1941
    How It Goes Around the Corner #19, 1996
    Toothpaste and crayon on paper in wood box
    36.8 x 21.6 x 7 cm (14 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 2 13/16 inches)
    The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the National Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services 2009.59.40

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    How It Goes Around the Corner #3

    Richard Tuttle
    American, b.1941
    How It Goes Around the Corner #3, 1996
    India ink, acrylic, and colored crayon on paper in wood box
    37.1 x 21.6 x 7 cm (14 5/8 x 8 1/2 x 2 13/16 inches)
    The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the National Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services 2009.59.41

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    How It Goes Around the Corner #30

    Richard Tuttle
    American, b.1941
    How It Goes Around the Corner #30, 1996
    Silver pencil and marker on paper in wood box
    36.8 x 21.9 x 7 cm (14 1/2 x 8 5/8 x 2 13/16 inches)
    The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the National Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services 2009.59.46

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    How It Goes Around the Corner #2

    Richard Tuttle
    American, b.1941
    How It Goes Around the Corner #2, 1996
    Silver pencil and silver marker on paper in wood box
    35.9 x 21.9 x 7 cm (14 1/8 x 8 5/8 x 2 13/16 inches)
    The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the National Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services 2009.59.47

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    How It Goes Around the Corner #4

    Richard Tuttle
    American, b.1941
    How It Goes Around the Corner #4, 1996
    India ink, gouache and pencil on paper in wood box
    36.8 x 21.6 x 7 cm (14 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 2 13/16 inches)
    The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the National Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services 2009.59.48

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    Untitled

    Tom Friedman
    American, b. 1965
    Untitled, 2005
    Pillow Stuffing
    203.2 x 152.4 x 1.9 cm (80 x 60 x 13/16 inches) installed
    Gift of Hudson 2009.60.1

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    Waiting for Jumbot

    Ron Nagle
    American, b. 1939
    Waiting for Jumbot, 2009
    glazed earthenware
    12.1 x 16.5 x 9.5 cm (4 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches)
    Purchased with funds donated by Yvette Boisclair and Mark Mandell in honor of Judith Tannenbaum 2009.94

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    Paintings for Teenage Boys, Miller Six Pack, (What's on a Man's Mind)

    Pruitt-Early
    American
    Paintings for Teenage Boys, Miller Six Pack, (What’s on a Man’s Mind), 1989
    Stretched printed fabric with iron-on decals, wrapped in plastic
    58.4 x 58.4 x 8.9 cm (23 x 23 x 3 1/2 inches) each of the six panels
    Gift of Allen Schuh 2010.23.1

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    Sculpture for Teenage Boys (Miller Six Pack)

    Pruitt-Early
    American
    Robert Pruitt
    American
    Walter “Jack” Early
    American
    Sculpture for Teenage Boys (Miller Six Pack), ca.1989
    Four six packs of beer with decals in plastic yokes
    12.7 cm (5 inches) (height) each can
    Gift of Allen Schuh 2010.23.2

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    Blast Off

    Tavares Strachan
    Bahamian, b. 1979
    Blast Off, 2009
    Shattered glass rocket, color photographs, light box
    110.8 x 77.5 x 3.8 cm (43 5/8 x 30 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 2010.59

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    Six Part Push Pull Tensegrity

    R. Buckminster Fuller
    American, 1895-1983
    Six Part Push Pull Tensegrity, ca. 1979
    Stainless steel and Dacron cable
    57.1 x 67.3 x 55.9 cm (22 x 26 x 22 inches)
    Gift of Estrellita Karsh, in memory of Yousuf Karsh 2011.3