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Victor Costa

Description: Short documentary on fashion designer Victor Costa. Created on the occasion of Mr. Costa receiving the Legend's Award of the University of Houston's College of Technology in November 2015, the video includes archival still and motion images, interviews with Victor Costa, Robert Sakowitz, Roz Pactor, and Jerry Ann Woodfin Costa. Discusses his early life in Houston, education, and work as a fashion designer. Footage includes early interviews and fashion shows.
Date: 2015
Creator: Malosky, Lisa & Friedell, Don
Item Type: Video

Evening Coat

Description: Evening coat of blue French silk brocade which has been hand beaded and embroidered with clear, silver, opalescent and pale blue beads and sequins matching original brocade pattern. High, standing collar, somewhat as a modified cowl. Mid-length sleeves are trimmed in natural Russian golden sable. Front opening, slightly to left of center, secured with three hidden snaps, including two in collar, curved lower edges where opening flaps meet. Lined in silk taffeta. Designer's label at inside center back: "Michael / Faircloth"
Date: 2012
Creator: Faircloth, Michael

Child's Dress

Description: Tunic-style dress for a child. Of off-white cotton with an intricate floral motif print in various shades of greens and pinks outlined in a thin line of grey; yoke with shirring at center-back and pin pleats below yoke at center-front; 1” straps with tiny floral print of pinks; yoke is lined in off-white cotton and dress has attached under-layer with 1 ½” hem that matches print on straps; A-line silhouette.
Date: 2010
Creator: Liberty of London

From Scoular Hall to Welch Street Complex I

Description: A short video combining still and motion footage documenting the move of the Texas Fashion Collection from Scoular Hall to the Welch Street Complex I. The video includes footage of the new site being cleared after demolition of the Church of Christ, construction of the Texas Fashion Collection section of the new facility, the arrival and placement of the modular sections, and general preparation of the new facility. Activities include inventory work, packing materials and preparing racks of garments for the move, of wrapped racks being loaded on and unloaded from trucks, and items being unloaded in the new facility. Still footage of packed areas of Scoular and new classrooms in Welch Street I are also included. TFC staff and volunteers visible in the video include: Sharon Kremer; Elizabeth Ferring; Janelle McCabe; Erin Barbutes; Robynn Amaba; Jasmine Milligan; Dawn Figueroa; Myra Walker; Blake Hampton; Edward Hoyenski; and various construction workers and movers, names not known at time of cataloging.
Date: 2013
Creator: Graham, Ann
Item Type: Video

Texas Fashion Collection move, August 2013

Description: A short video combining still and motion footage documenting the move of the Texas Fashion Collection from Scoular Hall to the Welch Street Complex I. Video includes TFC staff, volunteers, and the professional movers. Activities include inventory work, packing materials and preparing racks of garments for the move, of wrapped racks being loaded on and unloaded from trucks, and items being unloaded in the new facility. TFC staff and volunteers visible in the video include: Sharon Kremer; Elizabeth Ferring; Janelle McCabe; Erin Barbutes; Robynn Amaba; Jasmine Milligan; Dawn Figueroa; Myra Walker; Ken Weber; Grady Ferguson; and various movers, names not known at time of cataloging.
Date: 2013
Creator: Graham, Ann
Item Type: Video

RAG Ladies visit the Texas Fashion Collection, November 21, 2013

Description: Video of 5 members of the RAG Ladies (Retired Apparel Group) visiting the Texas Fashion Collection on November 21, 2013 at the new facility at 405 S. Welch St., Denton, Texas, on the campus of the University of North Texas. The ladies were interviewed by Myra Walker, Curator of the TFC, about their lives in the world of fashion and the apparel industry, and their roles in bring the Dallas Museum of Fashion to UNT. The ladies interviewed were: Jacque Prager, Frances Maloney, Nan Alexander, Naomie Rudelson, and Mary Beth Hoeffner.
Date: 2013
Creator: Texas Fashion Collection
Item Type: Video

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

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

Museum Dilemma: Nazi-era Art Restitution

Description: This paper was awarded a Nicholas and Anna Ricco Award for 2013. This paper discusses Nazi-era art restitution. The author examines the unique history of the World War II art plunder and the dilemma and issues that heirs and museums face.
Date: February 2013
Creator: Wiskera, Emily
Item Type: Paper

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

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

[Poster for a Lecture by Dr. David Darts]

Description: Poster for a lecture presented by Dr. David Darts titled "The Makers of Things: Art Education and Freedom in the Digital Age of Digital DIY" which was the 4th annual D. Jack Davis Endowed Lecture in Arts Education. The poster includes a photograph of Darts with children at a playground as well as details about the lecture, held at UNT on the Square on Wednesday March 9, 2011, and logos for UNT and the College of Visual Arts + Design.
Date: 2011
Creator: University of North Texas. College of Visual Arts and Design.
Item Type: Poster
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[Recording of Lecture by Dr. David Darts]

Description: Recording of a lecture presented by Dr. David Darts titled "The Makers of Things: Art Education and Freedom in the Digital Age of Digital DIY" at UNT on the Square in Denton, Texas as the 4th annual D. Jack Davis Endowed Lecture in Arts Education.
Date: March 9, 2011
Item Type: Sound
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[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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Plumb Bob: Shelter

Description: The necklace is in the form of a plumb bob. The finial is shaped like a house. This view shows the entire length of the necklace.
Date: 2012
Creator: Lopez, Ana Maria

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

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
Item Type: Artwork

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
Item Type: Artwork

Is my Mom a he?

Description: This black and white photograph montage depicts a boy in the foreground, somewhat out of focus, peering underneath the central figure. The main figure in the montage clearly has male genitals but the mirror reflection of the face is that of a woman. The photograph was created with collage and sculpture creating a tableaux which was then photographed. This photograph was included in the Photo III class exhibition, Lightwell Gallery, September 2012, in the Art Building on the University of North Texas campus.
Date: 2012
Creator: Molina Garcia, Jonathan A.
Item Type: Artwork