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    • Schneider Hall.

    • Schneider Hall.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Schneider Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Libraries;

    • Schneider Hall, named in honor of Evelyn Schneider, long-time University Librarian, this building originally housed the University Library. The cornerstone was laid on January 12, 1956. Current uses: A&S Fine Arts Department; Art Library;...
    • Schneider Hall.

    • Schneider Hall.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Schneider Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Libraries; Mosaics;

    • Schneider Hall, with Minerva mosaic afixed to the wall. Schneider Hall was named in honor of Evelyn Schneider, long-time University Librarian, and it originally housed the University Library. The cornerstone was laid on January 12, 1956. Current...
    • Reynolds Building.

    • Reynolds Building.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Water towers; Electric signs; Railroads; Streets;

    • Reynolds Building, with the Third Street railroad overpass and Eastern Parkway in the foreground. The Reynolds sign and water tower can be seen at the top of the building. The Reynolds building was built originally by the Ford Motor Company;...
    • Reynolds Building from across Third Street.

    • Reynolds Building from across Third Street.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Water towers; Automobiles; Streets;

    • Reynolds Building seen from across Third Street, looking north. A car is pulling out of what appears to be a parking garage area; another vehicle is visible in the roadway. There is a water tower on top of the building and a smokestack rising up...
    • Schneider Hall fountain.

    • Schneider Hall fountain.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Libraries; Schneider Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Fountains;

    • Fountain by Schneider Hall. A lone figure walks behind the fountain. Schneider Hall was named in honor of Evelyn Schneider, long-time University Librarian. The cornerstone was laid on January 12, 1956. It formerly housed the University Library....
    • Schneider Hall, University of Louisville, 1957.

    • Schneider Hall, University of Louisville, 1957.

    • Schneider Hall (Louisville, Ky.); University of Louisville--Buildings; Buildings; Libraries;

    • Entrance of Schneider Hall viewed from the sidewalk to the southwest of the building. Schneider Hall was named in honor of Evelyn Schneider, long-time University Librarian. The cornerstone was laid on January 12, 1956, and the building originally...
    • Vir Heroicus Sublimis.

    • Vir Heroicus Sublimis.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Abstract paintings; Abstract works; Colors

    • "The assertive flatness of the implacable field of red is emphasized by the linear vertical 'zips'. Rather than functioning as 'drawing' within space, these reinforce and delimit the space as a whole. White 'zips' in Newman's works also evoke...
    • Leda Atomica.

    • Leda Atomica.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Fantasy; Symbols; Myths; Legends; Mathematics; Physics; Atoms; Portraits; Women; Spouses; Nudes; Breasts; Hairstyles; Sitting; Gestures; Floating; Flying; Birds; Swans; Animals; Cliffs; Beaches; Coastlines; Seas; Bodies of...

    • "Gala-Leda rendered 'in accordance with the modern "nothing touches" theory of intra-atomic physica' (Dali)." (Caption); Dali himself was only too happy to admit his debt to Gala. In the early 1930s he had begun to sign his...
    • Untitled (Medici Princess).

    • Untitled (Medici Princess).

    • Sculpture; Boxes; Mixed media; Allusions; Photographs; Reproductions; Portraits; Girls; Children; Youth; Princesses; Upper class; Nobility; Boys; Posing; Clothing & dress; Children's clothing & dress; Dresses; Necklaces; Jewelry; Pendants...

    • "Cornell's boxes of the 1940s and 1950s consisted of achingly melancholy juxtapositions of incongruously scaled objects implying temporal and spatial poetic leaps. A Victorian child's soap bubble set would be placed against a lunar map or a...
    • 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...
    • Head of a Man.

    • Head of a Man.

    • Collages; Montages; Photographs; Men; Heads (Anatomy); Moral aspects of war; Pessimism

    • "Henderson is rarely accorded much status in accounts of postwar art but he was a formative influence on members of London's Independent Group, especially [Eduardo] Paolozzi and [Richard] Hamilton. In the late 1940s and 1950s he photographed...
    • Head of a Man, detail.

    • Head of a Man, detail.

    • Collages; Montages; Photographs; Men; Heads (Anatomy); Moral aspects of war; Pessimism; Details

    • "Henderson is rarely accorded much status in accounts of postwar art but he was a formative influence on members of London's Independent Group, especially [Eduardo] Paolozzi and [Richard] Hamilton. In the late 1940s and 1950s he photographed...
    • At Five in the Afternoon.

    • At Five in the Afternoon.

    • Paintings; Casein paintings; Tempera paintings; Abstract paintings; Abstract works; Allusions; Fantasy; Poetry; Liberty; Death; Fascism; Civil wars; War; Bulls; Animals

    • "This painting deliberately combines a host of allusions to Spanish culture such as the stark black/white contrasts of Goya, Velasquez, and Picasso, the Spanish poet Lorca's lament to a dead bullfighter, 'Llanto por Ignacio Jánchez mejías',...
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