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Recent
Acquisitions

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More than just a repository for the preservation of objects,
the Everson is committed to creating dynamic and meaningful encounters with modern and contemporary American art through its collections. As such, the Museum acquires works that engage diverse communities, inspire curiosity and lifelong learning, and encourage community-wide conversations that promote a more vital and inclusive society. Whether generous gifts from donors and artists or purchases using the Museum’s dedicated acquisition funds, new acquisitions represent the Everson’s long-standing commitment to collecting, exhibiting, and interpreting the best of modern and contemporary American art. Below is a selection of the acquisitions made in the last few years.

2020

Sharif Bey

Protest Shield #2, 2020
Earthenware, nails, and mixed media, 20 x 20 x 12 inches
Everson Museum of Art; Museum purchase, Deaccession Fund, 2020.14

Ellen Blalock

Mary (from the series The Family Album: The Quilt Series), 2000
Fabric and photo transfer, 93¼ x 44½ inches
Everson Museum of Art; Museum purchase, Deaccession Fund, 2020.12

Ellen Blalock

Bang Bang, You Dead! (from the series Not Crazy), 2018
Fabric, 43 x 43 inches
Everson Museum of Art; Museum purchase, Deaccession Fund, 2020.13

Dawn Williams Boyd

Waiting for Medgar, Jackson, MS 1963, 2004
Mixed media, 80 x 56½ inches
Everson Museum of Art; Museum purchase, Deaccession Fund, 2020.11

Susan Frackelton

Five-Handled Vase with Garlands, 1901
Porcelain, 4¾ x 5¼ inches
Everson Museum of Art; Museum purchase, Deaccession Fund, 2020.4

Courtney Leonard

Breach #2, 2016
Ceramic on wood pallet, 36 x 36 x 48 inches
Everson Museum of Art; Museum purchase, Deaccession Fund, 2020.15

Ellen Lesperance

Black Gloves, Gods’ Eyes, 2020
Gouache and graphite on tea stained paper, 48 x 31½ inches
Everson Museum of Art; Museum purchase, Deaccession Fund, 2020.16

2019

Suzanne Anker

Carbon Collision of the Diamond Mind, 2013
Porcelain with metallic glaze, 6 x 10 x 8 inches
Everson Museum of Art; Gift of the artist, 2019.16

Caroline Cheng

Prosperity V, 2007
Porcelain and fabric, 71 x 71 inches
Everson Museum of Art; Gift of the artist, 2019.2
Photo credit: Ferrin Contemporary

Waylande Gregory

Henry Fonda, 1938
Partially glazed terracotta, 25 x 29 x 20 inches
Everson Museum of Art; Museum purchase, Deaccession Fund, 2019.10

Julia Schmitt Healy

Bandaged Lady, 1972
Stuffed and sewn watercolor on treated muslin, 19¾ x 15¾ x 1½ inches
Everson Museum of Art; Museum purchase, Deaccession Fund, 2019.36

Julia Schmitt Healy

Bandaged Man, 1972
Stuffed and sewn watercolor on treated muslin, 20 x 15 x 1½ inches
Everson Museum of Art; Museum purchase, Deaccession Fund, 2019.37

Steven Young Lee

Bamboo and Blossoms, 2011
Porcelain, cobalt inlay, and decals, 13 x 13 x 17 inches
Everson Museum of Art; Museum purchase with support, in part, from the Social Art Club

Judy Natal

The Custodian, 2012-2016
Video
Everson Museum of Art; Museum Purchase, Deaccession Fund, 2019.32
Image © Judy Natal

2018

Natalia Arbelaez

Big Mountain, 2018
Terracotta, gold luster, and oxidization, 19 x 18 x 11 inches
Everson Museum of Art; Museum purchase, Deaccession Fund, 2018.4
Photo credit: Chris Stone

Natalia Arbelaez

Murcielago, 2018
Terracotta, gold luster, and oxidization, 14 x 6 x 6 inches
Everson Museum of Art; Museum purchase, Deaccession Fund, 2018.5
Photo credit: Chris Stone

Jeff Donaldson

Maternal Homage, 1971
Mixed media, 28 x 29 inches
Everson Museum of Art; Museum purchase, Deaccession Fund, 2018.9

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Magsamen

Higher Ground, 2015
Video and installation
Everson Museum of Art; Museum purchase, Deaccession Fund, 2018.27

Stephanie Kantor

Revised Trophy, 2018
Earthenware, glaze, cast bronze, and heirloom trophy plaque, 21¾ x 6½ x 6½ inches
Everson Museum of Art; Museum purchase, Deaccession Fund, 2018.8.3
Photo credit: Adam Milliron

Stephanie Syjuco

Variety Pack #3 from Raiders: International Booty, Bountiful Harvest (Selections from the A__A_M___), 2011
Archival Epson photo prints mounted on laser-cut wood and hardware
Everson Museum of Art; Museum purchase, Deaccession Fund, 2019.18.1-31
Photo credit: RYAN LEE Gallery