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Excuse Me

Description: A male figure in the foreground looks at something on a woman's desk. She is seated and holds a telephone receiver. Behind her is a man looking closely at a painting on the wall. The woman states, "Excuse me, these are private papers." The painting on the wall consists of squares of different colors. The man in the foreground is painted in a dark pinkish red tone.
Date: 1998
Creator: Blackburn, Ed, 1940-
Item Type: Artwork

The Europeans

Description: Two figures in the foreground, seen from the chest up, comment on European angst. A figure in silhouette exits by a set of stairs. Bright yellow light illuminates the exterior of the gallery in which the people in the foreground stand. Talk bubbles are used for the figures' comments. A poster on the wall depicts German Expressionism. The style is like that of cartoons and graphic novels. The colors are bright and flat.
Date: 1995
Creator: Blackburn, Ed, 1940-
Item Type: Artwork

A Collective Case Study of Veterans Inside an Arts and Crafts Room and their Perceptions Regarding Empowerment

Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Coming Home. The author discusses methods and findings from a project she participated in related to how veterans narrated their experiences through art. Her component of the study evaluated participants and described what they gained through creating arts and crafts.
Date: November 15, 2012
Creator: Hasio, Cindy
Item Type: Presentation

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

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

Cezanne Painting

Description: This monochromatic painting depicts the artist Paul Cezanne in the countryside with some of his plain-air paintings and on the left hand edge text and dialogue unrelated to Cezanne.
Date: 2010
Creator: Blackburn, Ed, 1940-
Item Type: Artwork

Bush and McCain

Description: This work of art consists of three components, a black and white depiction of George W. Bush and John McCain with some text below. To the right of this panel is a red canvas containing more text. And, to the left of the main panel, resting against the wall on its side is a long, rectangular cartoon type piece.
Date: 2008
Creator: Blackburn, Ed, 1940-
Item Type: Artwork

Richardson Endorses Obama

Description: Bill Richardson, Governor of New Mexico, stands next to President Barack Obama. Both men are looking downward but smiling. The digital painting is a creative depiction of an AP photograph by Alex Brandon. Text below the image states, "Richardson gives endorsement to Obama." Included on top of the photo depiction are several loosely digitally painted colorful geometric shapes, an orange square, a green square, a pink rectangle and miscellaneous other loose yellow, red and turquoise marks. In the white margin at the bottom of the image of the men is a small inset image that depicts a highway overpass, a billboard and a car on the road with two dialogue bubbles.
Date: 2010
Creator: Blackburn, Ed, 1940-
Item Type: Artwork

Gotta Gun

Description: This artwork consists of two portions, the top a grid, eight by seven, of colored squares and the lower dialogue between Caroline and Steve.
Date: 2011
Creator: Blackburn, Ed, 1940-
Item Type: Artwork

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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