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Woman and Nautilus

Description: The painting exhibits a woman in the center of the canvas. She is surrounded by a bare tree, curved and nestled geometric shapes that create a landscape. Some gray brick shapes are at the woman's left. At her feet is a large nautilus and she cups in her hands a small plant.
Date: 1932
Creator: Compton, Carl Benton
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

KSC Greenhouse

Description: The painting depicts the interior of a greenhouse. The perspective in raking along a bench set with potted plants.
Date: 1934
Creator: Vandiver, Mabel
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ten Plastic Concepts on a Love Scene

Description: The painting consists of shapes floating together and overlapping in places. Two large yellow shapes in the upper portion of the canvas appear as sun type images. A brown shape resembles two seated figures and floats in the upper portion of the painting. A brown meandering shape moves across the lower section of the painting. Surrounding the brown meandering shape is blue which might represent water.
Date: 1934~
Creator: Merida, Carlos
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ecce Homo

Description: The vertical sculpture depicts a person, from the title, Christ and His crown of thorns. The figure is curvilinear and emaciated.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Medellin, Octavio
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Round Table

Description: The stoneware and porcelain piece is a table with a realistic appearing fringed leather covering.
Date: 1965~
Creator: Gough, Georgia Belle Leach
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Paul Newman is Hombre

Description: The nearly square painting is composed of several standing figures, some of whom hold weapons. The colors of the painting are primarily reds, blues and yellows. Two figures on the right side of the canvas appear to be holding microphone and a guitar. Green and red silhouettes of horses are in the background. The picture plane is filled with figures with almost no negative space.
Date: 1967
Creator: Blackburn, Ed, 1940-
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Spring Flowers

Description: The painted artwork depicts a vase of flowers. The predominant colors are yellows and greens. The brushstrokes are bold and expressive. The composition in square.
Date: 1969
Creator: McCarter, R. William
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Yellow Landscape

Description: The oil painting depicts a landscape built up of squares of yellow, beige, brown, green and orange delineated with dark outlines. The sky area is made up of several broad areas of color.
Date: 1969~
Creator: McCarter, R. William
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Abstract Emotions 10

Description: The born digital photograph consists of a textured red color in the bottom two-thirds of the image and the upper portion is mostly purple with many spots of various colors.
Date: unknown
Creator: Shiue, Kuang Ting
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Abstract Emotions 14

Description: The born digital photograph orange textured color in the lower area while the uppermost is mostly a white textured area with many colors creating the texture. Between the orange and white areas is a blue section. The surface of the work is highly textured and swirls with movement.
Date: unknown
Creator: Shiue, Kuang Ting
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[an artwork from the from Bridges Into Space series]

Description: The strongly geometrically designed artwork consists of vertical strips that create circles and angled stripes. The bold colors range from dark browns and deep yellows to both light and dark purples and blues.
Date: unknown
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Between Spaces 05

Description: The digital photograph depicts, in the lower portion of the frame, an unmade bed with striped sheets and a white blanket. In the background, on the headboard, hangs a black and white image of architecture. The wooden frame from the bed continues up onto the wall and holds the black and white image. Along the right hand edge of the work is a set of shelves.
Date: unknown
Creator: Shiue, Kuang Ting
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Between Spaces 07

Description: Image of the digital photograph which depicts the pyramids of Egypt on the wall behind a sofa and coffee table. A clock is on the wall amid the Egyptian landscape and a lamp sits in front of the landscape. Various household items sit on the table in front of the sofa.
Date: unknown
Creator: Shiue, Kuang Ting
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Bouquet of Flowers

Description: The focal point of the painting is a bouquet of flowers. Two other small vessels are on either side of the vase. The colors of the vase and flowers are pale yellow and pink; the green background and reddish foreground consist of larger and looser brushstrokes.
Date: unknown
Creator: Simkins, Martha E.
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Bridges Into Space

Description: The vertical wall hanging is dyed in strips that hang vertically. Moving horizontally through the piece are large curved shapes and one has a stair step type edge. The vertical strips create the horizontal design.
Date: unknown
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Brooch and Earrings

Description: The earrings are made of silver circles pierced with off-centered circle cut-outs which are in turn pierced with curlicue ribbon pieces of metal. The brooch is a triangular shape with an opening of a similar triangular shape which is also in turn pierced with a curlicue ribbon of metal. Also on one corner of the brooch is a second curled metal piece.
Date: unknown
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Canal

Description: Water rushing into or out of this gradated in light brown tunnel creates a deep recession into space.
Date: unknown
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Canyon

Description: The almost square cotton velvet artwork consists of ribbon like shapes on edge receding into the distance creating a canyon like imagery. The colors are gradated in browns, purples and blues.
Date: unknown
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[circles, rectanges and gridded window shapes create depth]

Description: The artwork is layered with many concentric circles and gridded window images from handmade papers arranged at angles to give illusion of depth. The colors are muted blues and browns with some rusty pinks.
Date: unknown
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Clouds

Description: The horizontally situated artwork depicts deep receding space and wide ribbons of gradated colors disappearing into the distance. The sky or space is a greenish blue hue and the ribbons range from rich orange brown to blue-green, dull yellows and beiges.
Date: unknown
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[concentric circle and faces]

Description: Blue amorphic outer shape holds concentric circles in which are faces cut from magazines. In the lower right portion of the work are many parallel vertical gray lines. Wisps of clouds can be seen in the background or sky area.
Date: unknown
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Delight

Description: The horizontally oriented work of art consists of many shapes and sections. Running horizontally is a long piece divided into two stripes, one green and the upper one a pink brown. Oval and ribbon shapes float across the linear banner. Behind the banner are vertical, placed unevenly, pink and purple panels.
Date: unknown
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[dyed fabric]

Description: The fabric is dyed and includes designs in circular form that seem to resemble the moon or the sun in a warm pink color. The background is a deep blue-green and in the lower portion is a large reddish moon or sun shape that resembles a setting sun.
Date: unknown
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Fall River

Description: The long vertical piece is in muted browns and blues. Many circular shapes seem to float or fall down from the top of the work. Horizontal hatch type marks decorate the entire piece.
Date: unknown
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design