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    Cascade

    Christian Marclay

    1989
    Cascade
    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

    2004
    Kronos
    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

    2005
    Untitled Film Still
    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

    2005
    Foxglove Pants
    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

    From the Sparkle Knot series,, 1972
    Zita
    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

    1966
    Maternity Dress
    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

    2005
    Untitled
    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

    2006
    Home on the Run
    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

    2006
    Home on the Run
    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

    2007
    For RISD Rejoice!…
    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

    1999
    Mountainside Ellipse
    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

    2006
    Take a Stand
    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

    2003
    Dry Mouth
    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

    2008
    Parkhaus
    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

    1985
    Capri-Batterie (Capri Battery)
    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

    1974 - 1976
    Big Blue
    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

    1995
    Balloon Dog (Red)
    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

    1995
    Bread With Egg
    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

    1991
    Diamond
    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

    1981
    Going Dotty
    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

    2000
    Model for Two Houses
    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

    1972
    Untitled
    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

    1996
    How It Goes Around the Corner #22
    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

    1996
    How It Goes Around the Corner #19
    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

    1996
    How It Goes Around the Corner #3
    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

    1996
    How It Goes Around the Corner #30
    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

    1996
    How It Goes Around the Corner #2
    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

    1996
    How It Goes Around the Corner #4
    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

    2005
    Untitled
    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

    2009
    Waiting for Jumbot
    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

    1989
    Paintings for Teenage Boys, Miller Six Pack, (What’s on a Man’s Mind)
    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

    Ca.1989
    Sculpture for Teenage Boys (Miller Six Pack)
    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

    2009
    Blast Off
    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

    Ca. 1979
    Six Part Push Pull Tensegrity
    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