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    • Key 1943.

    • Key 1943.

    • School yearbooks; Schools; Students; University of Louisville--Students; Alumni & alumnae; University of Louisville--Alumni and alumnae; Student organizations; Universities & colleges; Medical students; Law students; Music students; College...

    • 12-page yearbook published by the University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 1943. The publication of The Thoroughbred yearbook had been discontinued during World War II, but the Class of 1943 wanted a pictorial record of their time at the...
    • The Discussion, detail.

    • The Discussion, detail.

    • Paintings; Discussion; Debates; Politics & government; Political issues; Political parties; Men; Artists; Clothing & dress; Suits (Clothing); Coats; Cigarettes; Details

    • "According to the artist this painting depicted an 'ideological discussion'. As such it evokes the stormy realist-abstraction debates, and allied political differences, among artists in Italy after the Second World War. Stylistically, the work...
    • The Discussion.

    • The Discussion.

    • Paintings; Discussion; Debates; Politics & government; Political issues; Political parties; Men; Artists; Clothing & dress; Suits (Clothing); Coats; Backs (Anatomy); Eyeglasses; Sitting; Cigarettes; Smoking; Newspapers; Periodicals; Chairs;...

    • "According to the artist this painting depicted an 'ideological discussion'. As such it evokes the stormy realist-abstraction debates, and allied political differences, among artists in Italy after the Second World War. Stylistically, the work...
    • The Ultimate Anxiety.

    • The Ultimate Anxiety.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Marines (Visual works); Seascapes; Landscapes (Representations); Rites & ceremonies; Harbors; Bodies of water; Ships; Boats; Sailing ships; Galleys (Ships); Vessels; Sailing; Gondolas; Rowboats; Vehicles; Railroad...

    • "Although resident in America, Morley was the first winner of the Turner Prize in 1984. Funded by the 'Patrons of New Art' affiliated to London's Tate Gallery, this prize was subsequently awarded annually for 'outstanding contributions' to...
    • The Apparition [Salome and the Head of John the Baptist].

    • The Apparition [Salome and the Head of John the Baptist].

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Storytelling; Myths; Legends; Biblical events; Women; Dancers; Clothing & dress; Headgear; Jewelry; Necklaces; Bracelets; Gestures; Pointing fingers; Posing; Supernatural; Saints; People associated with religion; Dead...

    • "As early as 1876, in the ornate, somewhat epicene sensuality of The Apparition, Moreau summarized many of the concepts that linked the melancholy beauty of the Pre-Raphaelites with his own native poetic tradition epitomized by Baudelaire's...
    • Green & Maroon.

    • Green & Maroon.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Abstract paintings; Abstract works; Colors

    • "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...
    • Untitled.

    • Untitled.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Abstract works; Abstract paintings

    • "In de Kooning's black canvases the elimination of color was conditioned as much by financial constraints as by the need to simplify pictorial problems in the spirit of Analytic Cubism. The deliberately artless use of shiny enamel housepaints...
    • Numbers.

    • Numbers.

    • Drawings; Numerals

    • "Johns used letters or numbers as a means of reintroducing the signifiers of a collective sign system into a Modernist 'field' previously answerable to subjective judgments of taste. The textures in his drawings in particular are subtly...
    • Villa of Poppea, Oplontis, Italy, interior view, viridarium (87).

    • Villa of Poppea, Oplontis, Italy, interior view, viridarium (87).

    • Architecture; Buildings; Houses; Dwellings; Residential facilities; Interiors; Rooms & spaces; Gardens; Garden rooms; Walls; Architectural elements; Windows; Paintings; Murals; Optical illusions; Plants; Shrubs; Trees; Vines; Leaves; Fountains;...

    • "The construction technique and decorations of the villa suggest that it must have been built around the middle of the first century B.C. Only about thirty years earlier the Roman general Lucius Cornelius Sulla had conquered Pompeii and...
    • The cemetery at Inning (so-called).

    • The cemetery at Inning (so-called).

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Landscape paintings; Landscapes (Representations); Cemeteries; Graves; Crosses; Architecture; Buildings; Steeples

    • Canvas. Inv. no. L.1828. On loan from the collection of George Schafer, Schweinfurt. This is not in fact a picture of the cemetery of Inning, near Lake Ammer. The artist can only have drawn inspiration from the grave crosses he had seen in Bavaria...
    • Palette of King Narmer, back (left), front (right).

    • Palette of King Narmer, back (left), front (right).

    • Sculpture; Bas-reliefs; Plaques; Storytelling; History; Inscriptions; Hieroglyphics; Writing systems; Names; Symbols; Myths; Legends; Homicides; Decapitations; Men; Kings; Rulers; People associated with politics & government; Heroes; Enemies;...

    • From Hierakonpolis, Egypt. "In Predynastic times, Egypt was divided geographically and politically into Upper Egypt (the southern, upstream part of the Nile Valley), a narrow tract of grassland that encouraged hunting, and Lower (northern)...
    • Merda d'Artista [Artist's Shit], with Piero Manzoni.

    • Merda d'Artista [Artist's Shit], with Piero Manzoni.

    • Photographs; Portrait photographs; Advertisements; Advertising; Selling; Commercialism; Commerce; Business & finance; Business enterprises; Industry; Puns (Visual works); Products; Art objects; Feces; Bodily functions; Cans; Containers; Men;...

    • The Artist [Piero Manzoni ] with 'Merda d'artista' [Artist's Shit], at Angli Shirt Factory, Herning, Denmark, 1961. "This provocative image of Manzoni with one of his cans of excrement could be seen as a rejoinder to photographic images of...
    • Easter greetings.

    • Easter greetings.

    • Easter cards; Violets; Eggs; Flowers

    • Violets emerging from green egg. Printing information dates this card to before the first World War. Published by Davidson Brothers; Pictorial postcards serie [sic] 32.
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