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    • 20/50.

    • 20/50.

    • Rooms & spaces; Windows; Industrialization; Industrial facilities; Industry; Deterioration; Building deterioration

    • Installation: used sump oil, steel; "The oil uncannily mirrors the ceiling of the gallery, leaving the spectator, figuratively speaking, in mid-air. Although currently installed in the Saatchi Gallery, the work was originally located in Matt's...
    • Ainslie Hewett of Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Ainslie Hewett of Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men; Artists

    • Portrait of Ainslie Hewett of Louisville, Kentucky wearing a fedora, wire-framed glasses, and bow tie. Crop marks outline his image, and the photograph is warped down the left side and very discolored. Handwritten on back of image: Ainslie Hewett,...
    • Ainslie Hewett.

    • Ainslie Hewett.

    • Bookplates; Labels

    • Baby riding a fish framed by ornamental decorative elements including stars and other shapes. Below the baby and fish are the name "Ainslie Hewett" and the phrase "His Book." This bookplate was designed for the artist's first...
    • Artist material.

    • Artist material.
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    • Exterior view of a store window with Artist Material across the top and an advertisement for paint in the center. The photographer, camera, and street scene are reflected in the glass of the window. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Artist Studio, University of Louisville, 1933.

    • Artist Studio, University of Louisville, 1933.

    • University of Louisville--Buildings; Buildings

    • The Artist's Studio (Arts Studio?) is visible across campus, nearly obscured by trees. Note on back: "Belknap Campus / work being done under a federal relief program during 1933. Exact location not identified."
    • Bedia's Stirring Wheel.

    • Bedia's Stirring Wheel.

    • Sculpture; Mixed media; Symbols; Discrimination; Race discrimination; Race relations; Racism; Ethnic groups; Ethnic stereotypes; Indigenous peoples; Cultural relations; History; Irony; Fantasy; Archaeology; Excavation; Hides & skins; Steering...

    • "Durham's symbolic recoding of the imagery of modern America in the terms of its native Indians is interesting in relation to Joseph Beuys's use of Indian iconography for purposes of symbolic retribution. As a modernist, Beuys assumed his work...
    • 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...
    • Boîte-en-Valise, open, center section, detail.

    • Boîte-en-Valise, open, center section, detail.

    • Boxes; Containers; Luggage; Showcases; Merchandise displays; Commercialism; Art objects; Reproductions; Miniature works; Sculpture; Paintings; Photographs; Plumbing fixtures; Details

    • "Duchamp's Boîte 'unpacked' in such a way that certain sections slid out to become free-standing display boards, whilst a sheaf of folders and black mounts bore other reproductions of works from his output. In all, it contained 69 items....
    • Boîte-en-Valise, open.

    • Boîte-en-Valise, open.

    • Boxes; Containers; Luggage; Showcases; Merchandise displays; Commercialism; Art objects; Reproductions; Miniature works; Sculpture; Paintings; Photographs; Plumbing fixtures

    • "Duchamp's Boîte 'unpacked' in such a way that certain sections slid out to become free-standing display boards, whilst a sheaf of folders and black mounts bore other reproductions of works from his output. In all, it contained 69 items....
    • Bruno Alberts.

    • Bruno Alberts.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels

    • Dragon's head, small shield with text, and intricate ornamentation. A scroll with text runs across the center of the design. The text on the shield is "Never less alone than when alone." The scroll says "Bruno Alberts." Born in...
    • Chicano murals, Estrada Courts Housing Project, East Los Angeles.

    • Chicano murals, Estrada Courts Housing Project, East Los Angeles.

    • Murals; Paintings; Ethnic groups; Ethnic neighborhoods; Social aspects; Social classes; Minorities; Neighborhoods; Residential facilities; Housing; Buildings; Dwellings; Walls; Men; Women; Couples; Spouses; Children; Boys; Girls; Youth; Artists;...

    • By "various hands." (Lucie-Smith, p.448). The following information is from the Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles: THE MURALS OF ESTRADA COURTS web page (http://www.lamurals.org/MuralFiles/ELA/EstradaCourts.html), accessed February 1,...
    • Columns series, Right Sword, Left Garland.

    • Columns series, Right Sword, Left Garland.

    • Montages; Photographs; Motion study photographs; Patterns (Design elements); Men; Women; Clothing & dress; Heads (Anatomy); Faces; Skulls; Crosses; Flags; Symbols; Power (Social sciences)

    • "Between 1970 and 1987 Zofia Kulik carried out performances in her native Poland with fellow artist Przenyslaw Kwick. Her more recent photographic works contain a 'time-based' aspect in that, rather than constituting montages made up from...
    • Composition with Three Figures (Neo-Cubist Academy).

    • Composition with Three Figures (Neo-Cubist Academy).

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Fantasy; Allusions; Symbols; Sex; Relations between the sexes; Lust; Gays; Martyrs; Saints; People associated with religion; Sailors; Men; Women; Bathing beauties; Portraits; Self-portraits; Nudes; Muscles; Standing;...

    • "One of Dali's greatest paintings from the mid-1920s, not exhibited since 1927. The influence of Picasso is manifest. It develops the theme of Saint Sebastian that so fascinated Lorca [Federico García Lorca] and Dali." (Caption);...
    • Council of Convenience.

    • Council of Convenience.

    • Paintings; Acrylic paintings; Christianity; Crosses; Symbols

    • “Here, the artist blends elements of color into shapes and forms to explore salvation and the terms under which his winged and hooded figure, manipulating a marionette whose actions are predicated under the guise of Christianity, delivers it. His...
    • 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...
    • Dames, doilies, & divorce.

    • Dames, doilies, & divorce.

    • Mixed media textiles--Kentucky--Louisville--Exhibitions; Mixed media painting--Kentucky--Louisville--Exhibitions

    • My work focuses on repurposing historic images and feminine objects to create a contemporary dialogue about the traditions of courtship, marriage and divorce. The use of textiles and feminine objects such as doilies, lace, slips and wallpaper serve...
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