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    • ABC of bugs and plants in a northern garden.

    • Insect-plant relationships; Garden pests--North America--Pictorial works; Insects--North America--Pictorial works; Alphabet books--Vermont; Artists' books--Specimens; Lettering; Alphabet books
    • "A collaboration between Vermonters Claire Van Vliet, proprietor of Janus Press, and Judy Fairclough Sgantas, an artist and gardener. This work is a double alphabet book, with classical Roman letter forms entwined with plant life and insects. For...
    • Untitled (Shanty).

    • Contemporary
    • "Alice Aycock […] bases her forms on the logic of the imagination. […] Aycock revels in conjuring the past. The rich associative content of her sculpture is often nurtured by fanciful titles and accompanying texts that refer to history, literature,...
    • Car Crash.

    • Pop (fine arts styles); Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "In a darkened room, Dine, acting the part of 'car' in a silver-sprayed cap and raincoat, swerved to avoid 'hits' from the raking 'headlights' attached to fellow performers. The lights went on and off amid clatterings and amplified collision...
    • Guernica.

    • Cubist; Analytical Cubist; Synthetic Cubist; Surrealist; Modern (styles and periods); Abstract (fine arts style)
    • "In this monumental work of 1937, Guernica, Picasso combined Analytic and Synthetic Cubist forms with several traditional motifs, juxtaposing them in a new Surrealist way. The combination serves the political message of the painting - namely,...
    • Book of Hours, France, mid 15th century, fragment.

    • Book of Hours--France--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--France; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500
    • A Book of Hours was the primary text for private lay devotion in the late middle ages and Renaissance. Consisting of the cycle of prayers to be recited at the eight canonical hours or established times for prayers throughout the day, the content of...
    • Book of Hours, Italy, late 15th century, fragment.

    • Book of Hours--Italy--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--Italy; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500
    • A Book of Hours was the primary text for private lay devotion in the late middle ages and Renaissance. Consisting of the cycle of prayers to be recited at the eight canonical hours or established times for prayers throughout the day, the content of...
    • Book of Hours, France, mid 16th century, fragment.

    • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--France; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1500-1550
    • A Book of Hours was the primary text for private lay devotion in the late middle ages and Renaissance. Consisting of the cycle of prayers to be recited at the eight canonical hours or established times for prayers throughout the day, the content of...
    • Stern necessity.

    • Women; Boys; African Americans; Sewing; Thread; Caricatures; Ethnic stereotypes
    • African American woman sews up a patch on a young boys pants as he lays across her lap. The facial expressions are stereotypical portrayals of blacks in the early 20th century. This image depicts African Americans in a stereotyped fashion that may...
    • Alla Horska/Kiev/Ukarine.

    • Hors'ka, Alla, 1929-1970
    • ALEXANDRA DIACHENKO KOCHMAN -- is an artist working in clay. She has exhibited throughout the U.S. She is also interested in Ukrainian history and culture. She is an active member of the Ukrainian community in Chicago and professional art...

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