Firelei Báez, Tignon for Ayda Weddo (or that which a center can not hold), 2019. Acrylic and oil on archival printed canvas, 91 1/2 x 114 1/4 inches (232.4 x 290.2 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Museum purchase with additional funds provided by the Office of the Provost, Duke University; 2019.24.1. © Firelei Báez. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.
María Berrío, Hummingbird 2, 2021. Collage with Japanese paper on linen, 8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm). Courtesy the aritst and Victoria Miro. © María Berrío. Photo by Bruce White.
Tamika Galanis, Still from Catching Shadow, 2021. Video (color, sound), 6:02 minutes. Courtesy of the artist. © Tamika Galanis.
Hung Liu, Dandelion with Red Dragonfly (silver), 2020. Mixed media, 48 x 48 inches (121.9 x 121.9 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Museum purchase, 2021.21.1. © Estate of Hung Liu. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.
Kathleen Ryan, Bad Lemon (Persephone), 2020. Turquoise, serpentine, agate, smoky quartz, labradorite, tiger eye, tektite, zebra jasper, carnelian, garnet, pyrite, black stone, magnesite, Ching Hai jade, aventurine, Italian onyx, mahogany obsidian, vanadinite, glass, and steel pins on coated polystyrene; 19 1/2 x 28 1/2 x 18 inches (49.5 x 72.4 x 45.7 cm). Promised gift of Jennifer McCracken New (A.B.'90, J.D.'94) and Jason G. New (J.D.'94). © Kathleen Ryan. Courtesy the artist and Karma, New York.
Meryl McMaster, From a Still Unquiet Place from the series As Immense as the Sky, 2019. Chromogenic print mounted on aluminum composite panel, 40 x 60 inches (101.6 x 152.4 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Stephen Bulger Gallery and Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain. © Meryl McMaster.
Renée Stout, Botanical illustration #3 (the Herbmaster, James Luna), 2020. Oil, acrylic, and mixed media on handmade paper; 12 5/16 x 11 13/16 inches (31.3 x 30 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Museum purchase, 2021.23.1. © Renée Stout. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffion.
Marie Watt, Companion Species: Assembly (Guardian Tree), 2020. Reclaimed wool blankets, embroidery floss, thread, cotton twill tape, and tin jingles; 95 x 116 inches (241.3 x 294.6 cm). Tia Collection, Santa Fe, New Mexico. © Marie Watt. Courtesy of Marc Strauss Gallery, New York. Photo by Kevin McConnell. Courtesy of Marie Watt Studio.