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The Color of Money

Description: In this horizontally oriented painting, two men, in the foreground, are recognizable depictions of Paul Newman and Tom Cruise from the movie titled The Color of Money. In the background, a car and a woman are seen on the right side of the picture. The older man has his arm around the shoulder of the younger man and is holding a roll of money in front of the face of the younger man. The background is a light bright green color. The young man wears a pink and purple plaid shirt and blue jacket. The older man wears a green coat and has gray hair.
Date: 1986
Creator: Blackburn, Ed, 1940-
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

The Big Heat

Description: The black and white painting depicts a version of a famous scene in the movie The Big Heat from 1953 directed by Fritz Lang and starring Glenn Ford. The brushstrokes are loose. One man holds a gun on a second wounded man. The man in the right foreground reaches out to the man in the center who leans against the wall.
Date: 1984
Creator: Blackburn, Ed, 1940-
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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-
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Orson

Description: The painting, mostly monochromatic, depicts a portrait of Orson Welles in the top two-thirds of the canvas. Along the bottom edge, also in monochromatic tones, are men depicted in combat with automatic weapons. At the right edge, the face of a superhero is depicted in pink, blue, red and yellow. Running vertically in the left hand portion of the canvas is a depiction of lined notebook paper with a small pencil sketch of a landing craft or space ship.
Date: 1971
Creator: Blackburn, Ed, 1940-
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-
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Cain and Abel

Description: This large colorful painting depicts the brothers, Cain and Abel, from the Book of Genesis in the Bible. The story of these brothers is also found in the Quran. The painting consists of many bright colors in flat fields with black lines and outlines. The shepherd brother is in the background herding sheep and in the foreground is the second brother holding a large club and peering over his left shoulder.
Date: 1989
Creator: Blackburn, Ed, 1940-
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Painted Magazine Triptych

Description: The triptych depicts events and people from the early to mid 1970s such as a battlefield in the Vietnam War, Black Panthers and Patty Hearst being escorted to trial by a federal marshall.
Date: 1976
Creator: Blackburn, Ed, 1940-
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Painted Sports Magazine

Description: This painting depicts a 1976 Sports Illustrated magazine cover featuring Steve Spurrier, a San Francisco 49ers football player. The painting depicts the cover as though the corner has been torn away and some extraneous expressionistic paint marks overlay the realistic portrayal of the football player.
Date: 1976
Creator: Blackburn, Ed, 1940-
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Jesus and Disciples in a Storm

Description: The oil painting represents the Bible story in which Jesus is sleeping in a boat when a storm arises and his disciples wake him and he calms the storm. This colorful oil painting depicts the moment Jesus is awakened. The colors are bright and flat with black outlines.
Date: 1988
Creator: Blackburn, Ed, 1940-
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Elvis / Blue Boy Still Life

Description: This large, mostly black and white painting, depicts a scene of a bar fight from one of Elvis Presley's movies and a reproduction of the famous painting, Blue Boy, by Thomas Gainsborough is superimposed. In front of the painting is a wooden table holding an apple, a pear and a pitcher, not unlike a Paul Cezanne still life.
Date: 1981
Creator: Blackburn, Ed, 1940-
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

Bush Meets Pope

Description: The painting depicts George W. Bush meeting the Pope, Pope Benedict XVI. The colors are solid and flat with black outlines.
Date: 2006
Creator: Blackburn, Ed, 1940-
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Black Growth

Description: This head piece was created using mylar removed from floppy disks that were individually machine stitched into form, then hand sewn to create the overall look.
Date: 2011
Creator: Williams, Chesley
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Column

Description: A column emerges from a halved seed pod shape. Near the top of the column several buds emerge and begin to open.
Date: 1999
Creator: Lopez, Ana Maria
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Vortex

Description: The brooch front has granulation while the back side has keum boo overlay. The texture is created by chasing and repousse.
Date: 2010
Creator: Lopez, Ana Maria
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Dining Hall

Description: This low-chroma ink wash painting shows the dining hall of the estate, particularly focusing on the windows. The sunshine lights the floor highlighting the debris and ruin. The artist was selected by the Union Art Gallery Committee to have a one-person exhibition in the Union Gallery. This painting was exhibited in the Union Gallery, Union Building, from August 27 until September 13, 2012.
Date: 2012
Creator: Horner, Laura
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Identi-Tea

Description: The piece includes sewn copper foil with torch-fired vitreous enamel in pattern of artist's right thumb print and is in the shape of a teapot.
Date: 2009
Creator: Lopez, Ana Maria
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Power Outlet

Description: This low-chroma ink wash painting depicts a power outlet on the floor, almost buried in the ruin surrounding it. The artist was selected by the Union Art Gallery Committee to have a one-person exhibition in the Union Gallery. This painting was exhibited in the Union Gallery, Union Building, from August 27 until September 13, 2012.
Date: 2012
Creator: Horner, Laura
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Vortex

Description: The brooch front has granulation while the back side has keum boo overlay. The texture is created by chasing and repousse.
Date: 2010
Creator: Lopez, Ana Maria
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design