• Ancestral Spirit Chair

    Betye Saar. American, born 1926

    Ancestral Spirit Chair, 1992

    Painted wood branches, glass, bones, plastic, metal and dried creeper vine

    Purchased with the proceeds from the sale of a work donated by Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Rittmaster (Sylvian Goodkind, class of 1937) in 1958 and with funds realized from the sale of a work donated by Adeline Flint Wing, class of 1898, and Caroline Roberta Wing, class of 1896, in 1961

    ID Number: SC 1992:42a-c

  • The Birth of RMB City

    Cao Fei, with Vitamin Creative Space. Chinese, born Guangzhou, born 1978

    The Birth of RMB City, 2009

    Single channel color video with sound, duration: 10.5 minutes

    Gift of the Contemporary Associates, Smith College Museum of Art

  • Paper Poem Torso (Exhilaration Is Within)

    Lesley Dill. American, Born 1950

    Paper Poem Torso (Exhilaration Is Within), 1993

    Mixed media with thread on rice paper

    Purchased with the Janet Wright Ketcham, class of 1953, Acquisition Fund

    ID Number: SC 1994:16

  • Buzkashi from the series Musharaff

    Saira Wasim. Born Pakistan, 1975

    Buzkashi from the series Musharaff, 2003-2004

    Gouache and gold on wasli paper

    Purchased with the Josephine A. Stein, class of 1927, Fund in honor of the class of 1927

    ID Number: SC 2004:25

  • The Last Silent Movie

    Susan Hiller. USA, Lives and works in London, born 1940

    The Last Silent Movie, 2008

    Installation with single-channel video and portfolio of 24 etchings on 270 gsm. Moulin de Gué (Rives de Lin) paper

    Edition 3 + 1 AP

    Purchased with the Janet Wright Ketcham, class of 1953, Fund

    ID Number: SC 2010:26-1 th 26

  • Atlas Procession I

    William Kentridge. South African, Born 1955

    Atlas Procession I, 2000

    Soft-ground etching, aquatint, drypoint, letterpress, and hand painting on BFK Rives paper

    Purchased with gifts in memory of Christine Swenson, class of 1972

    ID Number: SC 2004:36