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Santa Fe

Description: In this black and white painting are depicted three men. The two main figures wear cowboy hats and the figure on the right side of the painting also sports a sheriff's badge in the shape of a star. The brushstrokes are loose and expressive. The men appear to be having a dialogue.
Date: 1982
Creator: Blackburn, Ed, 1940-
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Senate Testimony

Description: The left hand section of the painting depicts three men seated at a table with microphones while the right side consists of text, dialogue between two people, Steve and a woman.
Date: 2011
Creator: Blackburn, Ed, 1940-
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Tares and Wheat

Description: The vertically oriented painting depicts pieces of several contemporary images, a small portion of Life magazine logo, woman's face, cigarette package, tire, rocket, photograph, woman in a swimsuit and a car. The way in which the images are painted they appear to be torn from a magazine and are arranged in a collage fashion.
Date: 1971
Creator: Blackburn, Ed, 1940-
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Video Conference and Eddie

Description: This predominately black and white work consists of three main images, some text and several colorful marks moving across the face of the artwork. The larger text states, "Bush and Iraq's leader have video conference."
Date: 2010
Creator: Blackburn, Ed, 1940-
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Poster for The Politics of Taste Symposium]

Description: Poster advertising a symposium titled "The Politics of Taste in Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century Latin America" held at Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University in Dallas Texas, September 17, 2010. The poster includes an illustration of a colonial-era gentleman and a map of Central and South America. Text on the right side of the poster describes the topic of the symposium, lists the speakers, and gives details about the time and location.
Date: 2010
Creator: Charette, Emily
Item Type: Poster
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Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Dancing Between the Hunt and the Hearth

Description: The large vertical painting consists of a nearly black ground with words and numbers in a light colors. Along the bottom edge is a highly textured surface with the words, beauty and duty, repeated across the bottom edge. Arrows and calculations appear across the dark field. In the upper right is a gold square and some gold splashes of color and texture.
Date: 1992
Creator: Cheal, Susan
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

I'll Tumble For You

Description: The vertically oriented painting consists of many textures, colors and motifs. The dark ground is richly textured and covered with words, numbers and calculations sometimes partially obliterated. Two large heart shapes face each other, one in the bottom half of the canvas and the other in the top half. They are also richly covered in texture with letters and numbers. About a dozen forks are attached across the surface of the painting; they tumble from the top to the bottom. Flanking the top and bottom edges are some large X marks with thick top and bottom bars.
Date: 1994
Creator: Cheal, Susan
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Mechanical Music

Description: The large vertical painting consists of a dark ground. In the lower portion, five wooden spoons are attached. Along the upper edge is an impression of a hand and a plus and minus sign flank the right and left edges in the upper portion of the canvas. At a diagonal in the lower portion appears a long spatula or spoon shape nestled in a sandy brown area. The surface of the work is complex with numbers, letters and calculations barely visible.
Date: 1994
Creator: Cheal, Susan
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pages from a Quiet Book: A Societal Labyrinth

Description: Image of part of an art installation at the Salt Lake Art Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. This portion of the installation includes a figure pierced with arrows and knives. The artist refers to him as the "wound" man. In the foreground, are two leg splints with suspended latex tubing.
Date: 1992/1994
Creator: Cheal, Susan
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pages from a Quiet Book: A Societal Labyrinth

Description: Image of part of an art installation at the Salt Lake Art Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. The paper tags that hang from the large dish structure are seen in close detail in this view.
Date: 1992/1994
Creator: Cheal, Susan
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pages from a Quiet Book: A Societal Labyrinth

Description: Image of part of an art installation at the Salt Lake Art Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. This portion of the exhibition consists of a large vertical painting with a dark ground.
Date: 1992/1994
Creator: Cheal, Susan
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pages from a Quiet Book: A Societal Labyrinth

Description: Image of part of an art installation at the Salt Lake Art Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. This portion of the installation has many elements. In the foreground is a black table with microscope and glass slides on it. In the background is a boxing ring with a gurney in the center on which is strapped down punching bag. Men's dress shirts and a mural of the "Stretchman" is on the rear wall.
Date: 1992/1994
Creator: Cheal, Susan
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pages from a Quiet Book: A Societal Labyrinth

Description: Image of part of an art installation at the Salt Lake Art Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. This detail view of the installation shows the directions and dialogue script written on the wall for the performers. A black dress hangs with a pair of white rubber boots beneath. A portion of the yellow vanity table is visible with one chair.
Date: 1992/1994
Creator: Cheal, Susan
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pages from a Quiet Book: A Societal Labyrinth

Description: Image of part of an art installation at the Salt Lake Art Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. This view shows a detail of the vanity table, its light bulbs, three chairs and the text, scripts for the performers, on the wall.
Date: 1992/1994
Creator: Cheal, Susan
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pages from a Quiet Book: A Societal Labyrinth

Description: Image of part of an art installation at the Salt Lake Art Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. This view of the installation includes a small room in which a vanity with two chairs has a crown painted on the wall above. Words, directions, are written on the wall for the performers to the right of the vanity table.
Date: 1992/1994
Creator: Cheal, Susan
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pages from a Quiet Book: A Societal Labyrinth

Description: Image of part of an art installation at the Salt Lake Art Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. This detail view is of the strapped down punching bag on the gurney.
Date: 1992/1994
Creator: Cheal, Susan
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pages from a Quiet Book: A Societal Labyrinth

Description: Image of part of an art installation at the Salt Lake Art Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Text in black covers the two walls shown in this view. Hanging from the ceiling is a two-part black form. Over the short wall, the chain link fence imagery can be seen. The wall text is titled, Queens.
Date: 1992/1994
Creator: Cheal, Susan
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pages from a Quiet Book: A Societal Labyrinth

Description: Image of part of an art installation at the Salt Lake Art Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. This detail view of the installation shows a small trampoline suspended from the ceiling. Strapped to the trampoline is a pillow. A tall structure holds a see-saw with a chair on each end. Behind this grouping is a chain link fence drawing on the wall.
Date: 1992/1994
Creator: Cheal, Susan
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pages from a Quiet Book: A Societal Labyrinth

Description: Image of part of an art installation at the Salt Lake Art Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. The detail view shown here is an armature or a trampoline form folded in half and suspended from the ceiling.
Date: 1992/1994
Creator: Cheal, Susan
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pages from a Quiet Book: A Societal Labyrinth

Description: Image of part of an art installation at the Salt Lake Art Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. The boxing ring contains a gurney on which is a strapped down punching bag. A television monitor playing found footage of alligator gardens and Esther Williams hangs high from the ceiling.
Date: 1992/1994
Creator: Cheal, Susan
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pages from a Quiet Book: A Societal Labyrinth

Description: Image of part of an art installation at the Salt Lake Art Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. The view is of the gurney with the strapped down punching bag and in the background can be seen two murals of the "Stretchman."
Date: 1992/1994
Creator: Cheal, Susan
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pages from a Quiet Book: A Societal Labyrinth

Description: Image of part of an art installation at the Salt Lake Art Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. This image shows the wall mural that depicts sperm, hand saw, bowling pin, float and netting.
Date: 1992/1994
Creator: Cheal, Susan
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pages from a Quiet Book: A Societal Labyrinth

Description: Image of part of an art installation at the Salt Lake Art Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. This portion of the installation includes a frame in the shape of a satellite dish from which hangs many paper tags. The satellite dish shape is attached to a three tier stool. Behind the dish shape is chain-link fence type material.
Date: 1992/1994
Creator: Cheal, Susan
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design