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    • Diptych leaf of Consul Areobindus, from Constantinople (Turkey).

    • Diptych leaf of Consul Areobindus, from Constantinople (Turkey).

    • Sculpture; Diptychs; Commemorations; Portraits; Men; Consuls; Government officials; Politicians; People associated with politics & government; Clothing & dress; Hairstyles; Scepters; Ceremonial objects; Symbols; Monograms; Medallions...

    • "The Louvre diptych was produced in 506 A.D., on the occasion of the consulate of Areobindus. […] An exceptionally high number of diptychs and panels in his name remain: two complete diptychs and five individual panels. […] The Areobindus...
    • Bat sculpture outside Patterson Stadium, 2012.

    • Bat sculpture outside Patterson Stadium, 2012.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Stadiums; Sports & recreation facilities

    • Bat sculpture outside Patterson Stadium, seen from above. A banner promoting Cardinal baseball is affixed to the wall of the stadium. Built partially on the site of the old Louisville and Nashville Railroad YMCA, which was later the site of...
    • Bat sculpture outside Patterson Stadium, 2012.

    • Bat sculpture outside Patterson Stadium, 2012.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Stadiums; Sports & recreation facilities

    • Bat sculpture outside Patterson Stadium. The tree-lined walkway and entry gate are visible in the background, as is the street. Patterson Stadium is at the corner of Third Street and Central Avenue. There are cars parked along the curbs on both...
    • Health Sciences Library and Commons.

    • Health Sciences Library and Commons.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Libraries; Ad Astra (Sculpture); Abstract sculpture; Public sculpture; Courtyards;

    • Kornhauser Health Sciences Library and Commons building with Ad Astra and the surrounding courtyard in the foreground. The Research Tower rises in the corner of the image. The Kornhauser Library has existed in various forms since its founding in...
    • Health Sciences Library and Commons.

    • Health Sciences Library and Commons.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Libraries; Ad Astra (Sculpture); Abstract sculpture; Public sculpture; Fountains; Courtyards;

    • Kornhauser Health Sciences Library and Commons building with the fountain in the foreground and Ad Astra in the left corner. The Kornhauser Library has existed in various forms since its founding in 1837 as the library of the Louisville Medical...
    • Planetarium.

    • Planetarium.

    • Gheens Science Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Planetaria; Abstract sculpture; Public sculpture; Big Red (Sculpture); Automobiles; Magen David;

    • Gheens Science Hall and Planetarium viewed from above. The Star of David that is incorporated into the structure can be seen from this angle. The "Big Red" sculpture in front of the College of Business can also be seen, as can a nearby...
    • Harry Frazier Hall, circa 2007.

    • Harry Frazier Hall, circa 2007.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; University of Louisville. College of Business; Educational facilities; Abstract sculpture; Public sculpture; Big Red (Sculpture); Banners; Harry Frazier Hall (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Harry Frazier Hall, the main building of the College of Business, with the "Big Red" sculpture in the foreground. The building, which is constructed of red brick, concrete and glass, is constructed with a walkway through the middle; this...
    • Harry Frazier Hall, circa 2007.

    • Harry Frazier Hall, circa 2007.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; University of Louisville. College of Business; Educational facilities; Abstract sculpture; Public sculpture; Big Red (Sculpture); Banners; Harry Frazier Hall (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Harry Frazier Hall, the College of Business' primary building, with the "Big Red" sculpture in the foreground. Most of the length of the red brick, concrete and glass building is visible. There is a banner on the building celebrating the...
    • Dentistry, School of, with Ad Astra, circa 2004.

    • Dentistry, School of, with Ad Astra, circa 2004.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; University of Louisville. School of Dentistry; Columns; Public sculpture; Abstract sculpture; Ad Astra (Sculpture)

    • Dental School building with the sculpture "Ad Astra" ("to the stars") in the foreground. The building has a contemporary-style columned front and large windows. A portion of a fountain is also visible in the foreground. The...
    • Snake Goddess [or attendant], front view.

    • Snake Goddess [or attendant], front view.

    • Sculpture; Figurines; Myths; Legends; Women; Goddesses; Supernatural beings; Fictitious characters; Clothing & dress; Headgear; Breasts; Animals; Snakes; Reptiles; Lifting & carrying

    • "In contrast to Mesopotamia and Egypt, no temples or monumental statues of gods, kings, or monsters have been found in Minoan Crete. Large wooden images may once have existed, but what remains of Minoan sculpture in the round is small in...
    • Young girl, front view.

    • Young girl, front view.

    • Sculpture; Children; Youth; Girls; Clothing & dress; Sandals; Footwear; Hairstyles

    • "The nose, chin, and fingers on the right hand and the complete left hand are modern. This exceptionally well-preserved statue is striking for its elegant pose and the complexity of the garment and hairstyle. The very young girl represented...
    • Filter Fat Corner.

    • Filter Fat Corner.

    • Sculpture; Allusions; Chemistry; Science; Interpersonal relations; Social science; Sociology; Utopias

    • "The work consisted of a triangular gauze filter stretched across a corner into which lumps of fat had been packed. Apart from alluding to physical metamorphoses brought about via osmosis, processes of refinement and purification were evoked....
    • Venus from Montagne, front view.

    • Venus from Montagne, front view.

    • Sculpture; Figurines; Women; Goddesses; Myths; Legends; Supernatural beings; Fictitious characters; Hairstyles; Headgear; Grooming; Gestures; Mirrors; Symbols; Cupids; Dolphins; Aquatic animals; Lifting & carrying

    • "Venus is represented rising out of the water in accord with the conventions of the Aphrodite Anadyomene type. The triton and dolphin, which recall the maritime setting, were sometimes depicted alternately with two cupids accompanying the...
    • Two Urinals.

    • Two Urinals.

    • Sculpture; Mixed media; Plumbing fixtures; Urination; Allusions; Sex; Men; Hygiene; Walls

    • "These highly stylized, non-utilitarian versions of plumbing fixtures evoke complex psycho-sexual concerns surrounding issues of hygiene and male bonding. At the same time, they participate in a witty dialogue with Jasper Johns's famous bronze...
    • Italia d'oro (Golden Italy).

    • Italia d'oro (Golden Italy).

    • Sculpture; Metalwork; Maps; Industrialization; Industry; Economic & social conditions; Social aspects; Industrial arbitration; Social classes; Wealth; Poverty; Economic & industrial aspects

    • "Fabro made his first sculpture in the Italia series in 1968. Dozens of variations followed in subsequent years. Another theme established in 1968 was that of 'Feet'. This involved the artist in producing a series of bizarre sculptural...
    • Fountain (Urinal).

    • Fountain (Urinal).

    • Sculpture; Plumbing fixtures; Fountains; Men; Bodily functions; Urination

    • "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...
    • Wedge of Chastity.

    • Wedge of Chastity.

    • Sculpture; Plasterwork; Inscriptions

    • Sculpture of two interlocking parts, galvanized plaster for the wedge and dental plastic for the base; The following descriptive notes are from: Schwarz, Arturo. The Complete Works of Marcel Duchamp. 2nd rev. ed. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1970,...
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