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Damballah (Dolphus) Smith Jr., African American Artist, 1943-1992, Philadelphia College of Art, 5" x 4" pen & ink or graphite on paper, unframed, a black bird

Work by Kara Walker, contemporary African American artist who explores race, gender, sexuality, violence and identity in her work. She is best known for her room-size tableaux of black cut-paper silhouettes, such as The Means to an End--A Shadow Drama in Five Acts.

張大千 - 潑彩山水 Chang Dai-chien ( 1899 -1983 ) was one of the best-known and most prodigious Chinese artists of the twentieth century. Originally known as a guohua (traditionalist) painter. 這幅山水畫粗看滿纸烟雲,迷漓幻譎,具有很强的抽象意味;细看则是山谷幽深、雲氣缭繞、深澗萬仞。整幅畫乍陰乍陽,冷暖相配,變化奇詭,幽幽山谷深不可测,使人感覺到一股清冽之氣直透心脾。抽象與具象在畫中得到了完美的體現,為中國畫開闢了一條新路。

"Imhae Pavilion, Keishu, Korea" from the series "Eight Views of Korea" by the Japanese artist Kawase Hasui (1883-1957),1940 [Keishu was the Japanese name for Gyeongju during the Japanese occupation, 1910-1945]