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  • Description: 1950s
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    • YMHA, Louisville, Kentucky, 1935.

    • YMHA, Louisville, Kentucky, 1935.

    • Buildings; Youth organizations; Young Men's Hebrew Association (Louisville, Ky.)

    • YMHA, Second and Jacob Streets, model community center. The front and right side of the building are shown--brick with white horizontal, diagonal, vertical, and diamond accents, more detail on the front including, over the door, an ornate hanging...
    • YMHA, Louisville, Kentucky, 1930.

    • YMHA, Louisville, Kentucky, 1930.

    • Buildings; Youth organizations; Young Men's Hebrew Association (Louisville, Ky.)

    • YMHA, Second and Jacob Streets, model community center. The front and right side of the building are shown--brick with white horizontal, diagonal, vertical, and diamond accents, more detail on the front including, over the door, an ornate hanging...
    • YMHA., Louisville, Kentucky, 1930.

    • YMHA., Louisville, Kentucky, 1930.

    • Buildings; Youth organizations; Young Men's Hebrew Association (Louisville, Ky.)

    • YMHA, Second and Jacob Streets, model community center. The front and right side of the building are shown--brick with white horizontal, diagonal, vertical, and diamond accents, more detail on the front including, over the door, an ornate hanging...
    • Baptist Campus Center (former), before 1974.

    • Baptist Campus Center (former), before 1974.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Religious facilities; Trees; Restaurants;

    • The former Baptist Campus Center (Baptist Student Center), a small concrete building. The building is partially obscured by a tree. A pizzeria is visible next to the Baptist Student Center. One previous incarnation of the Baptist Student Center (in...
    • Miller Information Technology Center, as Student Center.

    • Miller Information Technology Center, as Student Center.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Student unions; Lawns;

    • Student Center at the University of Louisville, apparently shortly after its construction. Other buildings, including a water tower, are visible in the background; a stretch of unlandscaped lawn stretches out in the foreground. The building has...
    • Miller Information Technology Center, as the University College building.

    • Miller Information Technology Center, as the University College building.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Miller Information Technology Building (Louisville, Ky.); Educational facilities; People;

    • University College building at the University of Louisville; a few people are walking along the sidewalks that intersect near the building. This building is now known as the Miller Information Technology Building (MITC); it was dedicated (and...
    • White Hall, late 1940s.

    • White Hall, late 1940s.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Barracks; Dormitories

    • White Hall, with part of another barracks building. The entryway to White Hall is framed by trees. One of the Naval Barracks, White Hall was moved to accommodate construction of Schneider Hall in 1955. It was relocated to site of present-day...
    • Baptist Student Center, Louisville, Kentucky, 1967?

    • Baptist Student Center, Louisville, Kentucky, 1967?

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Religious facilities;

    • Baptist Student Center (former) prior to its destruction, through urban renewal, to make way for the Life Science building. This stone and brick building has a concrete sidewalk leading up to its front doors, and has the words "Baptist Student...
    • Civilisation Atlantique.

    • Civilisation Atlantique.

    • Paintings; Allusions; Anti-Americanism; Politics & government; Political issues; Capitalism; Imperialism; Wealth; Corruption; Poverty; Emigration & immigration; Social classes; Economic & social conditions; Domestic life; Child labor;...

    • "This enormous, collage-like painting is crammed with anti-American allusions. An electric chair sits on the plinth at the top center (the Rosenbergs were electrocuted as Russian spies in 1953). A GI nonchalantly reads a pornographic magazine....
    • Green & Maroon.

    • Green & Maroon.

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

    • "By the turn of the 1950s Rothko had arrived at the pictorial format which was to serve him for the rest of his career; horizontal lozenges of soft-edged color hovering in a large vertically oriented field. These clouds of color were seen by...
    • Untitled Film Still, No. 6.

    • Untitled Film Still, No. 6.

    • Photographs; Film stills; Motion pictures; Feminism; Symbols; Women; Artists; Photographers; Actors; Costumes; Fictitious characters; Daydreaming; Posing; Gestures; Leisure; Clothing & dress; Robes; Lingerie; Underwear; Mirrors; Bedsheets

    • Edition of 10. "Sherman poses as a woman daydreaming. She holds a mirror, a clichéd symbol of vanity, in one hand. Momentarily her blank stare triggers a disturbing 'double-take'. She becomes a victim of crime in a police photograph, 'killed'...
    • Parallel of Life & Art.

    • Parallel of Life & Art.

    • Exhibitions; Art exhibitions; Photographs; Reproductions; Art objects; Art; Photojournalism; Science; Sculpture; Heads (Anatomy); Architecture; Interiors; Walls; Ceilings; Architectural elements; Windows; Draperies

    • Photograph of exhibition installation, ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts), London, September-October 1953; "In this early Independent Group exhibition photographs of varying sizes were attached to the gallery walls. Others were suspended by...
    • Bojewyan Farms.

    • Bojewyan Farms.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Abstract paintings; Abstract works; Agriculture; Agricultural productivity; Croplands; Farms; Farming; Economics; Economic & social conditions; Landscapes (Representations); Villages; Coastlines; Animals

    • "Bojewyan is a small village near St. Just in Cornwall, England. At the time of the painting local farmsteads were falling empty because they were uneconomic. Lanyon saw this as a serious threat to the region. His painting contains hints of a...
    • [Antonin Artaud], Self-Portrait.

    • [Antonin Artaud], Self-Portrait.

    • Drawings; Pencil works; Portrait drawings; Portraits; Self-portraits; Heads (Anatomy); Men; Authors; Poets; Actors; Theatrical producers & directors; Dramatists; Draftspersons; Hairstyles

    • "Artaud's late drawings have been a comparatively recent discovery. His poetry and writings on the theatre were better known previously. In the latter respect, his notions of catharsis had a decisive impact on the Body Art of the 1970s. After...
    • 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...
    • Mercenaries II.

    • Mercenaries II.

    • Paintings; Acrylic paintings; Political issues; Politics & government; Corruption; Men; Mercenaries (Soldiers); Soldiers; Military personnel; People associated with military activities; Military life; Conversation; Smiling; Standing; Clothing...

    • "Set against huge fields of red oxide on mural-sized, unstretched canvases, Golub's figures' frozen poses fleetingly echo those on Greek pottery, but they travesty classical faith in the body." (Caption, p.205); "Another rediscovered...
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