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    • Oral history interview with Charles H. Parrish, Jr.

    • African Americans; African Americans--Education; African Americans--Social conditions; African American college teachers; African American educators; African American newspapers; Integration; Segregation in education; Race relations; Baptists;...
    • Oral history interview conducted with sociologist Charles H. Parrish, Jr. on December 1 and 14, 1976 and February 21, 1977 by Dwayne Cox and William Morison. Dr. Parrish discusses his father, Charles H. Parrish, Sr., who was a Baptist minister and...
    • "Uncle Jerry" in "Checkers".

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes
    • Character portrait of an unnamed actor portraying the role of Uncle Jerry in the comedy "Checkers" by Henry M. Blossom, Jr. He is wearing a felt hat, jacket, vest, and bow tie, and has an unusual beard (growing under, rather than on, his chin)....
    • Artemis, front view.

    • Greek (ancient); Classical
    • One of the Piraeus bronze statues; "The statue of the large Artemis reflects a different conception of the goddess, that of a serious young woman, in which her role as huntress is indicated only by the position of the fingers holding the bow and...
    • Au Naturel.

    • Young British Art
    • "Lucas grew up in a working-class environment in East London and uses its idioms in her work. To some extent she has also borrowed from the American art that she saw in the late 1980s in London's Saatchi Gallery. Her 'grungy' abject imagery partly...
    • Betty Lewis.

    • Women; Older people
    • Elizabeth Matthews Feagin sits in a large wooden chair with a book in her lap, her right elbow on the arm of the chair and her chin in her hand. The pose resembles that in a rather famous photograph taken of Elizabeth decades earlier when she...
    • Blue Veil.

    • Abstract (fine arts style); Color-field; Post-painterly Abstraction; Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "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 synonymous with...
    • Finish of automobile race, Cincinnati.

    • Automobiles; Automobile racing; Automobile driving; Dirt roads
    • One automobile driving on unpaved road. There are other cars lining the road; there are people in and around the cars. The car in the road is occupied by one man; it is an open-air vehicle and the driver is seated on the right rather than the...
    • Garrison Sherwood.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Figure in a robe with a harlequin design playing a stringed instrument similar to a lute [possibly a troubadour]. In the background is a castle. Above the castle is the phrase "Ex Libris." The musician and castle are framed by a peaked window....
    • In Limbo.

    • New Realist (post-1945 style)
    • "Whilst implicitly acknowledging the Surrealism of [Joseph] Cornell, Arman possibly evokes [Roland] Barthes's mournful vision of commodified toys as expressed in the latter's book Mythologies (1957). Barthes wrote that in the consumerist era,...
    • July 1983.

    • Abstract (fine arts style); Contemporary; Postmodern
    • "In the mid-1980s Richter produced abstract paintings as well as realist 'photo-paintings'. […] he appeared here to be recapitulating the ideological options underpinning postwar modernism in so far as his own transplantation from Eastern to...
    • Katie on Sofa.

    • Modern (styles and periods)
    • "Within the same generation as the Expressionist [Alice] Neel was the rather Post-Impressionist Fairfield Porter, who painted radiant, grandly composed intimist pictures that, albeit thoroughly American, seem aesthetically and spiritually at one...
    • Leda Atomica.

    • Surrealist; Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "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 paintings 'Gala-Salvador...

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