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    • Wave Rock.

    • Wave Rock.

    • Sculpture; Poetry; Language; Lettering (Layout features); Graphic design; Inscriptions; Landscapes (Representations); Seascapes; Bodies of water; Boats; Vessels; Vehicles; Light

    • "Alongside his own production of visual poetry, which took the form of silkscreen prints as well as inscribed objects, Finlay was significant for his involvement in the 'small press' publishing activities associated with the alternative poetry...
    • Horn Players.

    • Horn Players.

    • Paintings; Acrylic paintings; Mixed media; Graffiti; Poetry; Inscriptions; Music; Jazz; Portraits; Group portraits; Men; Musicians; Jazz musicians; Composers; Celebrities; People associated with entertainment & sports; Clothing & dress;...

    • "Although savvy enough to take [Robert] Rauschenberg and [Jasper] Johns as models, as well as to avoid the subways, Basquiat teamed up with a fellow dropout, Al Diaz, and headed for SoHo, where the art world soon knew the pair through their...
    • Untitled (Medici Princess).

    • Untitled (Medici Princess).

    • Sculpture; Boxes; Mixed media; Allusions; Photographs; Reproductions; Portraits; Girls; Children; Youth; Princesses; Upper class; Nobility; Boys; Posing; Clothing & dress; Children's clothing & dress; Dresses; Necklaces; Jewelry; Pendants...

    • "Cornell's boxes of the 1940s and 1950s consisted of achingly melancholy juxtapositions of incongruously scaled objects implying temporal and spatial poetic leaps. A Victorian child's soap bubble set would be placed against a lunar map or a...
    • 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);...
    • I Love You.

    • I Love You.

    • Paintings; Mixed media; Butterflies; Insects

    • "There was a lyrical quality to Hirst's use of butterflies' lifecycles, both in the 1991 installation In and Out of Love, and the related 1994-5 series of paintings, of which I Love You forms part." (Caption, p.231); "By contrast to...
    • At Five in the Afternoon.

    • At Five in the Afternoon.

    • Paintings; Casein paintings; Tempera paintings; Abstract paintings; Abstract works; Allusions; Fantasy; Poetry; Liberty; Death; Fascism; Civil wars; War; Bulls; Animals

    • "This painting deliberately combines a host of allusions to Spanish culture such as the stark black/white contrasts of Goya, Velasquez, and Picasso, the Spanish poet Lorca's lament to a dead bullfighter, 'Llanto por Ignacio Jánchez mejías',...
    • Schneider Hall, University of Louisville, 1957.

    • Schneider Hall, University of Louisville, 1957.

    • Schneider Hall (Louisville, Ky.); University of Louisville--Buildings; Buildings; Libraries;

    • Entrance of Schneider Hall viewed from the sidewalk to the southwest of the building. Schneider Hall was named in honor of Evelyn Schneider, long-time University Librarian. The cornerstone was laid on January 12, 1956, and the building originally...
    • Schneider Hall.

    • Schneider Hall.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Schneider Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Libraries; Snow;

    • Entrance to Schneider Hall, in the snow. The nameplate near the entryway reads, "University Library." There is a person walking down the stairway near the library. Schneider Hall was named in honor of Evelyn Schneider, long-time...
    • Schneider Hall fountain.

    • Schneider Hall fountain.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Libraries; Schneider Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Fountains;

    • Fountain by Schneider Hall. A lone figure walks behind the fountain. Schneider Hall was named in honor of Evelyn Schneider, long-time University Librarian. The cornerstone was laid on January 12, 1956. It formerly housed the University Library....
    • Schneider Hall.

    • Schneider Hall.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Libraries; Schneider Hall (Louisville, Ky.);

    • Front of Schneider Hall; the building bears a name plate reading "University Library." The stairway and part of the front entrance can be seen. Named in honor of Evelyn Schneider, long-time University Librarian. The cornerstone was laid...
    • Untitled.

    • Untitled.

    • Sculpture; Abstract sculpture; Abstract works; Metalwork

    • Galvanized steel and concrete. "Deacon's organically related forms often derive from sources in the Bible, poetry, fairy stories, and figures of speech. In the two versions of the laminated wood sculpture For Those Who Have Ears (1982-3), for...
    • Khamsah of Nizami, fragment.

    • Khamsah of Nizami, fragment.

    • Khamsah--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Iranian

    • Persian poetry, written in calligraphy on handmade paper. One of Persia's most famous poets, the twelfth century Nizam-uddin Abu Mahommed Ilyas bin Yusuf lived most of his life in Ganja, in what now is Azerbaijan. Nizami is best remembered for his...
    • Hafiz, 14th cent. Divan, fragment.

    • Hafiz, 14th cent. Divan, fragment.

    • Persian poetry

    • Persian poetry, written in calligraphy on handmade paper. This original fourteenth century leaf is from a calligraphic manuscript of the Divan of Hafiz, the collected poems of the poet also known as Muhammed Shamsuddin Hafiz or Shamsoddin Mohammad...
    • And Yet It Moves!

    • And Yet It Moves!

    • Montages; Collages; Composite photographs; Men; Politics & government; Government officials; Politicians; Rulers; Dictators; Fascists; Fascism; Nazis; National socialism; Totalitarianism; Sitting; Military uniforms; Uniforms; Helmets; Horns...

    • Photomontage (design for pamphlet cover); "Heartfield also produced a montage for the cover of the 1943 Free German League of Culture anthology, Freie deutsche Dichtung (Free German poetry), titled And Yet It Moves! […]. Like the world...
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