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    • Fountain (Urinal).

    • Dada
    • "Duchamp's most outrageous Ready-Made was a urinal that he submitted as a sculpture to a New York exhibition mounted by the Society of Independent Artists in 1917. He turned it upside down, signed it 'R. Mutt' and called it a Fountain. The work was...
    • Fair of the Holy Cross.

    • Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "In an article published in Figueres in May 1921, Subias Galter (1897-1984) praised the gouache posters that Dali had done for the recent Santa Creu festivities. Several critics had pointed out that they and other works in the same vein owed an...
    • Herculaneum, decorative fresco-type architectural wall painting.

    • Roman (ancient Italian style); Imperial (Roman)
    • "This fragment of a wall painting was among the very first ancient artworks discovered in Herculaneum after the volcanic eruption on August 23 in 79 A.D. […] This panel was executed using a technique similar to fresco painting. The design was...
    • Julia Tuttle/Miami Florida/USA.

    • Tuttle, Julia, 1849-1898
    • ANNA CORDELIA LOCHMAN PARKIN (Mrs. Robert W. Parkin) / Born Springfield, Illinois, August 14, 1909 / B.F.A. The Art Institute of Chicago, Academic work at the University of Chicago and The University of Wisconsin. / Occupational Therapy work at...
    • Junior Woman's Club/Dolton and South Holland/Illinois, United States.

    • Junior Woman's Club (Dolton and South Holland, Ill.)
    • Anne Blank - she came up with the idea. Anne says men are bull frogs they are born tadpoles & grow only into frogs. Women are butterflies they start like a cacoon [sic] & thru [sic] life emerge to a beautiful butterfly. / Sue Fulton - she designed...
    • Northwest Suburban Quilters/Greater Chicagoland/United States.

    • Northwest Suburban Quilters Guild
    • Designed & executed by: Justine Vaughn, Vi Beavers, Linda Moffat, Dana Barron, Kitty Hynes, Shirly [sic] Fomby and stitches taken by all who signed the back. / The group was organized in 1979. / Our membership covers most of Illinois, Wisconsin...
    • Elsa Ulbricht/Milwaukee Wis./U.S.A.

    • Ulbricht, Elsa Emile, 1885-1980
    • Former student of Elsa's / 25 year veteran of teaching drawing and printmaking. Author 'The Craft of Teaching Drawing', decent drawing show record including several Drawing shows - national. Received Grant for Metal Relief printing techniques....
    • American Women's Himalayan Expeditions/California/USA.

    • American Women's Himalayan Expeditions (Organization); Blum, Arlene, 1945- ; Miller, Irene; Watson, Vera, 1932-1978; Firey, Joan; Kramar, Piro; Rusmore, Margaret Elizabeth; Whitehouse, Annie; Komárková, Vera; Klobusicky-Mailänder, Liz;...
    • Founder, February Quilt Fair / Organizer and first President of the Pajaro Valley Quilt Association / Board member, Watsonville Y.W.C.A. / Member, N.O.W. / also maker of Ruth Asawa Honor Quilt (I really like this idea---just wish I'd tuned into it...
    • Kouros of he Sacred Gate, front and back views.

    • Greek (ancient); Archaic (Greek)
    • From Kerameikos, [Athens, Greece]. "Comparison of the head of the kouros from the Sacred Gate with the Dipylon Head leaves virtually no doubt that they were created by the same sculptor about 600 BC. He was the first Athenian marble-carver of...
    • Kouros of the Sacred Gate, excavation photo, being raised by a crane.

    • Greek (ancient); Archaic (Greek)
    • From Kerameikos, [Athens, Greece]. "Comparison of the head of the kouros from the Sacred Gate with the Dipylon Head leaves virtually no doubt that they were created by the same sculptor about 600 BC. He was the first Athenian marble-carver of...
    • Circles, Grids, Arcs from Four Corners and Sides, detail.

    • Minimal; Conceptual; Abstract (fine arts style); Contemporary
    • Installation, L'Attico Gallery, Rome. Detail of wall drawing in pencil. Draughtsmen: Climbo, Piccari, Battista, Pranovi. "In the early 1960s LeWitt had largely devoted himself to producing modular open cube structures made from wood. His 'wall...
    • Creative Corner/San Francisco/United States.

    • Creative Corner (San Francisco, Calif.)
    • It was designed and executed by three artist-teachers at Patty Taylor's Art School (another offshoot of the boutique) -- quilting teacher Joanne Watson, fabric artist Caroline Lieberman and artist Patty Taylor.
    • Peggy Holmes/Edmonton/Alberta-Canada.

    • Holmes, Peggy, 1897-
    • My name is Nancy Tinkler, and I also was born in Hull, England, but only met Peggy Holmes two years ago. Peggy had no idea that I was making a quilt triangle until yesterday, and she was very excited about it.
    • Fumiko Kaneko/Osaka/Japan.

    • Kaneko, Fumiko, 1902-1926
    • My name is Renate Herold and I am a German national living in Japan where I am teaching at a university, working as a journalist besides and doing research mainly on women-related issues. I am 31. / Since most of my time is spent on reading or...
    • State Capitol, Nashville, Tenn.

    • Capitols--Tennessee--Nashville; Lawns; Trees; Towers
    • State Capitol of Tennessee in Nashville. The white columned building, which has a tall tower, is surrounded by trees a lawn. Text printed on verso reads, "Tennessee State Capitol Building was erected in 1845-1853, at a cost of $2,500,000. The...
    • Simmons College of Kentucky Collection

    • Simmons University (Louisville, Ky.); African American universities and colleges; Baptist universities and colleges; African Americans--Education (Higher); Education; African Americans
    • The digital collection includes the photo collection, fifteen catalogues ranging from 1881 to 1968, and two yearbooks. Most of the photographs date to the 1920s and portray students, faculty, and staff in group poses, giving some idea of the...

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