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    • R. G. Potter Collection

    • R. G. Potter Collection

    • Cityscapes; Buildings; Sports; People

    • Photographs documenting Louisville street scenes, historic buildings, Louisville mayors, the Potter family, celebrities, sporting events, including horse racing at Churchill Downs, and local professional and amateur baseball, collected or taken by...
    • Simmons College of Kentucky Collection

    • Simmons College of Kentucky Collection

    • Simmons University (Louisville, Ky.); African American universities and colleges; Baptist universities and colleges; African Americans--Education (Higher); Education; African Americans

    • The digital collection includes the photo collection, fifteen catalogues ranging from 1881 to 1968, and two yearbooks. Most of the photographs date to the 1920s and portray students, faculty, and staff in group poses, giving some idea of the...
    • 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...
    • Cardinal Inn, Louisville, Kentucky, 1967.

    • Cardinal Inn, Louisville, Kentucky, 1967.

    • Restaurants; Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings;

    • Cardinal Inn stands at the corner of First and Shipp Streets. Owned by two Lebanese brothers, John N. and Robert George, the Cardinal Inn was a popular meeting place for students since its opening in the 1920s. It was demolished in the late 1960s...
    • 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...
    • Cardinal Inn, Louisville, Kentucky, circa 1967.

    • Cardinal Inn, Louisville, Kentucky, circa 1967.

    • Restaurants; University of Louisville--Buildings; Buildings; Signs (Notices);

    • The side of the Cardinal Inn, at the corner of First Street and Shipp Avenue. There is an advertisement for Levy Brothers, a local men's clothier, painted on the wall of the building and a large metal bin on the sidewalk. Owned by two Lebanese...
    • Sky Window.

    • Sky Window.

    • Sculpture; Architecture; Architectural elements; Ceilings; Windows; Skylights; Light; Lighting

    • "While producing works like this, Turrell also embarked on a major project in 1972 which involved purchasing, and subsequently modifying, an extinct volcanic crater located in northern Arizona. This 'Roden Crater' project has connections with...
    • Wave Rock.

    • Wave Rock.

    • Sculpture; Poetry; Language; Lettering (Layout features); Graphic design; Inscriptions; Landscapes (Representations); Seascapes; Bodies of water; Boats; Vessels; Vehicles; Light

    • "Alongside his own production of visual poetry, which took the form of silkscreen prints as well as inscribed objects, Finlay was significant for his involvement in the 'small press' publishing activities associated with the alternative poetry...
    • Dead (Tote) from October 18, 1977.

    • Dead (Tote) from October 18, 1977.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Photographs; Activists; Left-wing extremists; Terrorists; Dead persons; Death; Suicides; Social justice; Political issues; Politics & government; Protest movements; Opposition (Political science); Student movements;...

    • "[…] the German painter Gerhard Richter […] looked back mournfully on painting's loss of public function in his October 18, 1977 (1988), a cycle of 15 paintings which mimicked the appearances of blurred black-and-white photographs. Richter...
    • Blaze, detail.

    • Blaze, detail.

    • Paintings; Abstract paintings; Abstract works; Optical illusions; Hallucinations & illusions; Details

    • "Riley's 'Op' paintings of the early 1960s were exclusively in black and white although, as her critical mentor the psychologist Anton Ehrenzweig noted, they could generate disembodied sensations of color. She was to begin incorporating color...
    • Cremaster 4, film still from video.

    • Cremaster 4, film still from video.

    • Film stills; Motion pictures; Video recording; Storytelling; Fantasy; Myths; Science fiction; Metamorphosis; Supernatural; Supernatural beings; Heroes; Dandies; Men; Ears; Clothing & dress; Suits (Clothing); Corsages

    • "Here the artist aspires to a metamorphosis which hints partly at mythology, partly at science fiction. However, with mock pathos, Barney's floppy ears and dual kiss-curls inadequately match up to the four horns of the ram which the video's...
    • Estate.

    • Estate.

    • Mixed media; Collages; Oil paintings; Paintings; Screen prints; Prints; Sculpture; Monuments; Women; Symbols; Architecture; Buildings; Architectural elements; Windows; Signs (Notices); Traffic signs & signals; Traffic regulations

    • "During the 1960s Rauschenberg, like many other artists, increasingly used silkscreen transfers to create a kaleidoscope of images deriving from the daily press and motion pictures even more than from the example of the Dadaists (plate...
    • 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...
    • Five Car Stud.

    • Five Car Stud.

    • Sculpture; Tableaux; Night; Violence; Terrorism; Punishment & torture; Race discrimination; Discrimination; Race relations; Racism; Social aspects; Interpersonal relations; Social justice; Social values; Minorities; Ethnic groups; Men; Women;...

    • Tableau: cars, plaster casts, guns, rope, masks, chainsaw, clothing, oil pan with water and plastic letters, paint, polyester resin, styrofoam rocks, and dirt; "Ruthlessly forgoing aesthetic or metaphorical niceties, Keinholz's grotesquely...
    • Blue Veil.

    • Blue Veil.

    • Paintings; Acrylic paintings; Abstract paintings; Abstract works

    • "In Louis's enormous 'veils' of the 1950s the physical operations of pouring paint or tilting a canvas so that the paint floods down it are powerfully implied." (Caption, p.28); "[Clement] Greenberg's conception of 'Modernism' as...
    • A Portend of the Artist as a Yhung Mandala.

    • A Portend of the Artist as a Yhung Mandala.

    • Illustrations; Periodical illustrations; Drawings; Ink drawings; Collages; Cartoons (Commentary); Editorial cartoons; Political cartoons; Satires (Visual works); Politics & government; Capitalism; Symbols; Myths; Legends; Supernatural beings;...

    • "Ad Reinhardt's satirical cartoons, which contrasted sharply with his practice as a painter, dated back to the 1930s and 1940s. His strong Communist sympathies during that period had informed a series of cartoons for left-wing journals. By the...
    • School of Athens.

    • School of Athens.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Abstract paintings; Abstract works; Abstract drawings; Drawings; Pencil works; Crayon drawings; Mixed media; Allusions; Graffiti

    • Oil, house paint, crayon, and pencil on canvas. "The classical setting and celebration of intellectual probity evoked in the title's reference to Raphael's School of Athens (c.1510-12, Vatican, Rome) are offset by markings evoking bodily...
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