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    • Emperor with the head of Trajan, front view.

    • Emperor with the head of Trajan, front view.

    • Sculpture; Portraits; Men; Emperors; Rulers; People associated with politics & government; Military officers; Military personnel; People associated with military activities; Gestures; Clothing & dress; Hairstyles; Military uniforms;...

    • "This armored statue was discovered in the ancient city of Gabii. […] The portrait of Trajan, set on a modern neck, did not belong to the statue; it was furnished in 1793 by Vincenzo Pacetti, who produced this reconstituted piece for the...
    • Flower in the Wind.

    • Flower in the Wind.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Abstract paintings; Abstract works; Abstract drawings; Drawings; Pencil works

    • "In her consistent use of grids Agnes Martin participated in a tradition in twentieth-century art stretching from the Cubists and Mondrian to her Minimalist contemporaries. The grid was a non-hierarchical and non-referential structure. It...
    • How Does a Girl Like You Get to be a Girl Like You?

    • How Does a Girl Like You Get to be a Girl Like You?

    • Textiles; Clothing & dress; Pluralism (Social sciences); Ethnic groups; Imperialism; Cultural relations; Acculturation; Dresses; Women; Patterns (Design elements); Mannequins; Backs (Anatomy)

    • Installation of three costumes of wax-print cotton textiles tailored by Sian Lewis; "This work by Shonibare consists of three clothed mannequins standing on a low platform. Their stiff postures and high Victorian dresses, complete with...
    • Board of Demented Associations (Fireworks).

    • Board of Demented Associations (Fireworks).

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Symbols; Lust; Erotica; Sex; Relations between the sexes; Human body; Body parts; Women; Men; Portraits; Self-portraits; Nudes; Clothing & dress; Footwear; Shoes; Keys (Hardware); Fireworks; Firecrackers; Explosives;...

    • "The dedication reads 'Painted for Paul Éluard by his friend Salvador Dalí'. Éluard, who enjoyed his erotica as much as Dali, must have been impressed by this tour de force." (Caption); "One of his earliest ventures was Board of...
    • Untitled, detail.

    • Untitled, detail.

    • Performance art; Signs (Notices); Stripes; Patterns (Design elements); Men; Backs (Anatomy); Clothing & dress; Suits (Clothing); Walking; Automobiles; Vehicles; Sidewalks; Trees; Plants; Details

    • "This is an early example of Buren's use of stripe motifs in a public context. He has continued the practice to the present. For instance, in 1997 in Munster, Germany, his contribution to a festival of site-specific sculpture consisted of...
    • Untitled.

    • Untitled.

    • Performance art; Signs (Notices); Stripes; Patterns (Design elements); Men; Backs (Anatomy); Clothing & dress; Suits (Clothing); Walking; Automobiles; Vehicles; Sidewalks; Trees; Plants

    • "This is an early example of Buren's use of stripe motifs in a public context. He has continued the practice to the present. For instance, in 1997 in Munster, Germany, his contribution to a festival of site-specific sculpture consisted of...
    • European Mail-Order Warehouse/Fluxshop.

    • European Mail-Order Warehouse/Fluxshop.

    • Photographs; Montages; Promotional materials; Sales catalogs; Publicity; Publicity photographs; Advertisements; Advertising; Mail-order businesses; Business enterprises; Business & finance; Commerce; Art objects; Women; Hairstyles; Sitting;...

    • Originally arranged for photograph and reassembled 1984 by Jon Hendricks as installation, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas; "This is an installation which closely follows a promotional photographic montage for de Ridder's distribution...
    • Inflammatory Essays, page detail.

    • Inflammatory Essays, page detail.

    • Prints; Broadsides; Broadsides; Advertisements; Advertising; Language; Communication; Communication devices; Inscriptions; Lettering (Layout features); Punctuation; Question marks

    • "Jenny Holzer extended the use of language in art to another dimension by presenting words alone; for the viewer, looking and reading became one and the same act. […] In graduate school at the Rhode Island School of Design in the mid-1970s,...
    • Guernica.

    • Guernica.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Civil wars; War; Politics & government; Political issues; Dictators; Nazis; Fascism; Civilization; Bombings; Military tactics; War destruction & pillage; Death; Dismemberment; Body parts; Mental states; Despair;...

    • "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,...
    • Hagia Sophia, Constantinople (Istanbul), Turkey, aerial view.

    • Hagia Sophia, Constantinople (Istanbul), Turkey, aerial view.

    • Architecture; Buildings; Churches; Orthodox churches; Mosques; Religious facilities; Galleries & museums; Architectural elements; Religious architectural elements; Walls; Roofs; Domes; Minarets; Towers; Christianity; Islam; Gardens; Trees;...

    • "In exterior view, the great dome dominates the structure, but the building's present external aspects are much changed from their original appearance. Huge buttresses were added to the Justinianic design, and four towering Turkish minarets...
    • Hagia Sophia, Constantinople (Istanbul), Turkey, interior view.

    • Hagia Sophia, Constantinople (Istanbul), Turkey, interior view.

    • Architecture; Buildings; Churches; Orthodox churches; Mosques; Religious facilities; Galleries & museums; Christianity; Islam; Interiors; Architectural elements; Walls; Ceilings; Light; Domes; Windows; Arcades (Architectural components);...

    • "In exterior view, the great dome dominates the structure, but the building's present external aspects are much changed from their original appearance. Huge buttresses were added to the Justinianic design, and four towering Turkish minarets...
    • Hagia Sophia, Constantinople (Istanbul), Turkey, interior view.

    • Hagia Sophia, Constantinople (Istanbul), Turkey, interior view.

    • Architecture; Buildings; Churches; Orthodox churches; Mosques; Religious facilities; Galleries & museums; Christianity; Islam; Interiors; Architectural elements; Structural elements; Walls; Ceilings; Light; Domes; Windows; Arcades...

    • "In exterior view, the great dome dominates the structure, but the building's present external aspects are much changed from their original appearance. Huge buttresses were added to the Justinianic design, and four towering Turkish minarets...
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