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    • At Five in the Afternoon.

    • Modern (styles and periods); Abstract Expressionist; Abstract (fine arts style)
    • "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', and the...
    • Atlas of the City of Louisville, 1876.

    • Maps; Plats
    • Maps, on a scale of 200 feet per inch, of "every lot or parcel of ground" in the central area of Louisville, Kentucky in 1876, including details such as precise dimensions, owners' names, building materials (wood vs. brick) and whether structures...
    • Big Painting VI.

    • Pop (fine arts styles); Abstract (fine arts style)
    • "Whilst clearly representing a critique of free expression, Lichtenstein's 'brushstrokes', like most of his other Pop works, had an exact comic-book source. They initially derived from a strip entitled 'The Painting' published in Charlton Comics'...
    • Cow Wallpaper, detail.

    • Pop (fine arts styles); Modern (styles and periods)
    • "Warhol's 'wallpaper' initially decorated a room at Leo Castelli's New York gallery in April, 1966. Another room was devoted to his floating Silver Clouds (helium-filled silver pillows)." (Caption, p.111); "[Robert] Rauschenberg's early 1960s...
    • Dentistry, School of, 1985.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; University of Louisville. School of Dentistry; Abstract sculpture; Fountains; Courtyards; Educational facilities;
    • School of Dentistry seen across the Health Sciences Center courtyard. Ad Astra (an abstract sculpture) can be seen in addition to a fountain. The University of Louisville School of Dentistry was organized in 1918 with the purchase of the Louisville...
    • Fate of the Beasts.

    • Modern (styles and periods); Expressionist; Abstract (fine arts style)
    • "Fate of the Beasts (1913), perhaps also related to the prevailing apprehensions of war, portrays a total, inescapable catastrophe. Hard, arrowlike diagonals intersect to shoot across the canvas. Trees bleed and descend in a cosmic cataclysm. The...
    • Fighting Forms.

    • Modern (styles and periods); Expressionist; Abstract (fine arts style)
    • "Marc, unlike Kandinsky, was predominantly a painter of imagery derived from the material world. But in a group of small compositions from 1914 and in sketches that he made in the notebook he carried, there was evidence of a move to abstraction....
    • Green & Maroon.

    • Abstract (fine arts style); Abstract Expressionist; Color-field; Modern (styles and periods)
    • "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 him as...
    • Horn Players.

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    • "Although savvy enough to take [Robert] Rauschenberg and [Jasper] Johns as models, as well as to avoid the subways, Basquiat teamed up with a fellow dropout, Al Diaz, and headed for SoHo, where the art world soon knew the pair through their...
    • 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...
    • Manhattan.

    • Tachiste; Art Informel; Abstract (fine arts style)
    • "Wols's painted surfaces register a variety of different activities. Paint was stenciled, smeared, trickled, or thrown onto his canvases. Markings were incised using the artist's fingers or sticks. In essence, though, these images were more...
    • Menstruation.

    • Menstruation
    • Ann Dumont is a realistic figure painter. Sheri Pawski is an artist working in soft sculpture. Together we conspired to design a quilt to combine our feelings for The Dinner Party, women and our own experiences as women, to be part of the great...

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