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    • Patterson Stadium.

    • Patterson Stadium.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Stadiums; Sports & recreation facilities; Public sculpture; Baseball bats; Fountains; Banners;

    • Jim Patterson Stadium, front entrance, with a sculpture of three oversized "Louisville Slugger" bats and a fountain in the foreground. The Cardinal Bird logo is featured on a "tower" anchoring the corner of the building. There...
    • Bettie Johnson Hall.

    • Bettie Johnson Hall.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Dormitories; Doors & doorways;

    • Entranceway to Bettie Johnson Hall. The doorway features a short covered walkway. The window over the entranceway roof is visible, and there are two wastebaskets flanking the glass door. Landscaping adjacent to the walkway is in bloom. Location:...
    • Patterson Stadium.

    • Patterson Stadium.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Stadiums; Sports & recreation facilities; Sculpture; Baseball bats; Fountains; Children;

    • Louisville Slugger bat sculpture and fountain in front of Jim Patterson Stadium. Two children play at the base of the bats in the fountain. The Cardinal Bird logo is featured on a "tower" anchoring the corner of the building. There is a...
    • Industrial School of Reform drill corps, Louisville, Kentucky, 1898.

    • Industrial School of Reform drill corps, Louisville, Kentucky, 1898.

    • Drill teams; Flags; Orphanages; Orphans; Delinquents; Reformatories; Jouett Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Louisville Industrial School of Reform;

    • The drill corps of the Industrial School of Reform, formerly called the Louisville House of Refuge, a home for orphaned and delinquent youth. The drill corps stands in front of what is now Jouett Hall, with a large American flag. This photo was...
    • Frazier Building.

    • Frazier Building.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Health care facilities;

    • Medical offices. Formerly American Air Filter office building. Location: Off-campus: 215 Central Avenue. Square footage: 18971.
    • Bettie Johnson Hall.

    • Bettie Johnson Hall.

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

    • Entranceway to Bettie Johnson Hall. The upper windows and roof are visible, and the doorway is not. Location: Belknap Campus: 401 West Cardinal Boulevard. Current uses: Dormitory. Named in honor: Bettie Johnson, 1936 graduate of UofL's Louisville...
    • 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,...
    • Belle Haleine, Eau de Voilette, [perfume bottle in case].

    • Belle Haleine, Eau de Voilette, [perfume bottle in case].

    • Sculpture; Bottles; Containers; Perfumes; Cosmetics; Cosmetics industry; Industry; Commercialism; Grooming; Hygiene; Puns (Visual works); Labels; Men; Artists; Portraits; Self-portraits; Female impersonators; Cross dressing

    • "The text on the label punningly translates as 'beautiful breath/veil water'. Duchamp's female alter ego, Rrose Sélavy, peers out from above it." (Caption, p.54); "Among Duchamp's strangest gestures had been the creation of a female...
    • Bunnies.

    • Bunnies.

    • Paintings; Acrylic paintings; Capitalism; Glamour photographs; Sex; Seduction; Lust; Relations between the sexes; Women; Bathing beauties; People associated with entertainment & sports; Posing; Clothing & dress; Lingerie; Bathing suits;...

    • "In subsequent paintings by Polke, deliberately inept versions of American Pop techniques ironically signaled West Germany's 'secondary' cultural/economic status vis-à-vis America. In his Rasterbilder works he subverted [Roy] Lichtenstein's...
    • Atomic and Uranian Melancholic Idyll.

    • Atomic and Uranian Melancholic Idyll.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Fantasy; Optical illusions; Symbols; Fear; Disgrace; Anxiety; Distress; Nuclear war; Nuclear weapons; Atomic bombs; Atoms; Faces; Heads (Anatomy); Men; Baseball players; Baseball umpires; Athletes; People associated with...

    • "The atom bomb was good news for Dali's commercial art." (Caption); "The New York Times reviewer of the Sentimental Colloquy had said correctly that Dali's 'Surrealist' paintings were now executed according to a mere formula. That...
    • Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus.

    • Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Marines (Visual works); Symbols; Allusions; Discovery & exploration; Catholicism; Christianity; Portraits; Self-portraits; Portrait paintings; Men; Women; Spouses; Nudes; Explorers; Saints; People associated with...

    • "Dali and Gala had every reason to be grateful to America, which had showered them with dollars. Here, as Columbus, the painter kneels on the shore, holding aloft a silver crucifix. Gala appears once more as Virgin Mary, on the banner."...
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