Collection Artwork
John Luke (Belfast, Ireland, 1906 – 1975, Belfast, Ireland)
Muslims Protest Downtown
May 14, 1988
gelatin silver print
Detroit Free Press (born Detroit, Michigan, 1831)
paper size: 8 x 10 in.
image size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
photographed in Grand Circus Park, Detroit, Michigan, United States, North America
Typewritten, verso: taking a break to read in grand circus park before march for quds day.
Typewritten paper, adhered, verso: dfpx75669
Inscribed in blue ink, verso: Demonstration + Protest
Newspaper clipping, adhered, verso: [photo credit:] JOHN LUKE/Detroit Free Press / [headline:] MUSLIMS PROTEST / DOWNTOWN / Above, a woman who asked not to / be named sits in Grand Circus Park / Friday with a picture of Iranian / leader Ayatollah Khomeini before / participating in an Islamic protest / march downtown. [remainder of article missing]
Stamped, verso, on newspaper clipping: MAY 14 1988

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
Pattern by Abby Fuess ’18
Inspired by the exhibition Other Side: Art, Object, Self
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.