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a black and white image of three women sitting, detail from Untitled by Jananne Al-AniJananne Al-Ani

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detail, Plumb Line by Shalha ArbabiShahla Arbabi

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the Northern No. 14 (Dense Fog)Hai Bo

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Taa Prohm, Angkor Wat, black and white photo by Lois Conner Lois Conner

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The Letter 'Kaf' - The Power of Expression by Ali Omar Ermes
Lynn Davis

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Palace, Syria 1995 by Lynn DavisAli Omar Ermes

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Overhead view of Cyrus the Great's tomb.
Georg Gerster

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Sepia photo of a woman wearing a white hijab reading a newspaper
Shadafarin Ghadirian

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The interior of an abandoned building, with a grand by dilapidated chandelier.Tarek al-Ghoussein

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detail, "Izmat," from the Notes from the Desert series. Gauri Gill (India, born 1970); 1999-2010, printed 2014. Gelatin silver print.Gauri Gill

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Black and white image of a crowd walking with umbrellas up.Hengameh Golestan

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Hamaguchi Takashi

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Subtle variations of black acrylic on canvas.
Shirazeh Houshiary

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Black and white photo: stone temple at Angkor with roots of a strangler fig crawling over the suface.

Kenro Izu

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Black and white photograph.

Bahman Jalali

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Black and white photo
Rana Javadi

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Tangles of Arabic calligraphy descend from the top of the page like a cyclone.
Pouran Jinchi

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Snowy landscapes with dark rocks and mountains.
Abbas Kiarostami

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Row of talismanic amulets made of engraved steel.

Rashid Koraïchi

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Black and white: people around a table watch a small television in a shaded garden.An-My Lê

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Concentrated pencil stipples on yellowish paper.
Lee U-fan

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Landscape from bright purple benday dots, mounted on bright, patterned paper.
Roy Lichtenstein

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Nature Morte, from the series Desert of Pharan (2011–13); Ahmed Mater (Saudi Arabia, b. 1979); 2013; color photograph; Purchase—Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries S2014.6

Ahmed Mater

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Photogravure of tall, leafless trunks extending up from reflective water through the top of the picture plane.Peter Miller

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Stark black and white photo of a cherry tree in bloom.Moriyama Daido

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Three figures in front of a field.
Malekeh Nayiny

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Woman in costume in front of a detailed, painted background.
Pushpamala N. and Clare Arni

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Black and white: man wearing white drape being shaved, outside. Dark ground and leafless trees contrast against a light sky.
Seifollah Samadian

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Grayscale photo of a woman sleeping, with background painted in with colored acrylic.
Pamela Singh

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Truck with colorful, striped cabin and teal container. Boy and white goat stand next to truck.

Raghubir Singh

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Suda Issei

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Black and white photo of the Yellow Sea; light sky and dark water meet at a center horizon.
Hiroshi Sugimoto

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Black and white portrait of a Korean high school boy. The image is blurred, as it is faintly layered with aligned images of the other boys in his class.

Suh Do Ho

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An elderly woman sits in a brown leather chair next to a door, in a white room tinged blue with shadows. Beside her is a suitcase.

Mitra Tabrizian

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Black and white photograph of a crowd of people, many of which are wearing hats with the same print.
Tsuchida Hiromi

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Black lacquered, three dimensional, multilingual calligraphy hangs through the center of the Sackler.
Xu Bing

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