Ancient Egypt  


























IMAGE:  Mummy Mask of a Man, From Egypt, Roman Period, early 1st century B.C.E., Stucco, gilded and painted, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, Brooklyn Museum, 72.57



Mexican Folk Art  


























IMAGE: Josefina Aguilar (Ocotlan, Oaxaca), Our Lady of Juquila, hand tooled and painted polychrome pottery, Pat and Judd Wagner Collection.




Albert Paley  































IMAGE (top):  Albert Paley (American, born 1944), Moment, 2009, CorTen steel with patina finish, Lent by Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, photo courtesy Paley Studios Ltd. (Rochester, NY).




Brad Kahlhamer  


























IMAGE: East t-shirt, 2009, oil on canvas, 13 7/8 x 10 5/8 inches; © Brad Kahlhamer, Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York




David Shannon  


























IMAGE:  David Shannon, "Don't start yet! Seat your grandmother," from It's Christmas, David!, 2010