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    • Metamorphosis of Narcissus.

    • Metamorphosis of Narcissus.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Fantasy; Optical illusions; Allusions; Symbols; Myths; Sex; Fear; Love; Self-interest; Poetry; Women; Men; Nudes; Gays; Dancers; Dance; Backs (Anatomy); Pedestals; Body parts; Hands; Fingers; Eggs; Landscapes...

    • "This is the painting Dali took to show Freud in London. It belonged formerly to Edward James." (Caption); "At Zürs […] Dali embarked on a new experiment: the composition, in French, of a 'paranoaic' poem, The Myth of Narcissus,...
    • Streetcar at car barn, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Streetcar at car barn, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Street railroads; Railroad employees; Men; Beer gardens; Beer

    • Trolley number 270, Fourth Avenue, Main St. to Central Park written on the sides; uniformed employees stand near front of streetcar, while four men stand on tracks, one drinking from a bucket. Handwritten on bottom edge of mounted print:...
    • Bedia's Stirring Wheel.

    • Bedia's Stirring Wheel.

    • Sculpture; Mixed media; Symbols; Discrimination; Race discrimination; Race relations; Racism; Ethnic groups; Ethnic stereotypes; Indigenous peoples; Cultural relations; History; Irony; Fantasy; Archaeology; Excavation; Hides & skins; Steering...

    • "Durham's symbolic recoding of the imagery of modern America in the terms of its native Indians is interesting in relation to Joseph Beuys's use of Indian iconography for purposes of symbolic retribution. As a modernist, Beuys assumed his work...
    • Old Jim.

    • Old Jim.

    • Minstrels; Violins; Stone walls; Men; Dogs; Tramps

    • Portrait of a man and his dog next to a vine-covered stone wall. The bearded man wears ragged striped tuxedo pants, a tuxedo jacket with tails and a top hat. He carefully holds a fiddle and bow in his arms. The man is Jim Felton, a wandering...
    • Talking.

    • Talking.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Arms (Anatomy); Hands; Fingers; Body parts; Clocks & watches; Cigarettes; Smoking; Smoke; Worry

    • "As in certain paintings by Francis Bacon, existential givens were made stubbornly palpable in Guston's pictures. Recurrent images such as a head with a single wide-open eye, wrist-watches, bare light-bulbs, or cigarette butts spoke of bouts...
    • Le Metafisyx.

    • Le Metafisyx.

    • Paintings; Mixed media; Women; Nudes; Beauty; Aesthetics; Body image; Human body; Body parts

    • Corps de Dames series, 1950; "Child art, which had been a major source of interest for early twentieth-century modernists such as Joan Miró or Paul Klee, was a source here. This was annexed to an adult desire to recover primordial fantasies...
    • Soft Construction with Boiled Beans (The Premonition of Civil War).

    • Soft Construction with Boiled Beans (The Premonition of Civil War).

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Fantasy; Fear; Anxiety; Civil wars; War; Body parts; Heads (Anatomy); Arms (Anatomy); Legs; Hands; Fingers; Feet; Breasts; Beans; Clouds; Landscapes (Representations); Furniture; Furnishings; Drawers (Furniture components)

    • "This great painting was later renamed, with fitting opportunism, The Premonition of Civil War." (Caption); "The events of October 1934, and his scare in Barcelona, seem to have convinced Dali that civil war was a real possibility in...
    • Chicano murals, Estrada Courts Housing Project, East Los Angeles.

    • Chicano murals, Estrada Courts Housing Project, East Los Angeles.

    • Murals; Paintings; Ethnic groups; Ethnic neighborhoods; Social aspects; Social classes; Minorities; Neighborhoods; Residential facilities; Housing; Buildings; Dwellings; Walls; Men; Women; Couples; Spouses; Children; Boys; Girls; Youth; Artists;...

    • By "various hands." (Lucie-Smith, p.448). The following information is from the Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles: THE MURALS OF ESTRADA COURTS web page (http://www.lamurals.org/MuralFiles/ELA/EstradaCourts.html), accessed February 1,...
    • Kentucky.

    • Kentucky.

    • Maps

    • Map of Kentucky, bordered by Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Virginia and Tennessee, shows rivers, large creeks, counties, major roads, cities and towns. Counties and frame are hand colored. Printed below map frame, "Published by A. Finley,...
    • Kentucky.

    • Kentucky.

    • Maps

    • Map of Kentucky, bordered by Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Virginia and Tennessee, shows rivers, large creeks, counties, major roads, cities and towns. Counties are hand colored. Printed below map frame, "Published by A. Finley, Philad'a." and...
    • Kentucky.

    • Kentucky.

    • Maps

    • Map of Kentucky, bordered by Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Virginia, and Tennessee, shows rivers, large creeks, counties, major roads, cities, and towns. Counties and frame are hand colored. Printed below map frame, "Published by A. Finley,...
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