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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-

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-

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-

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-

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-

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-

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-

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-

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-

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-

Lidded Vase

Description: Image of the artwork as seen in the exhibition, From Here to There: Practice, Form, and Meaning, May 22 through August 4, 2012 in the Art Gallery at University of North Texas.
Date: 2012
Creator: Zouhary, Caleb

Small Casseroles

Description: Image of two small casserole containers as seen in the exhibition From Here to There: Practice, Form, and Meaning, May 22 through August 4, 2012 in the Art Gallery at the University of North Texas.
Date: 2012
Creator: Zouhary, Caleb

Watercolor Abstract Emotions No. 1

Description: The painting consists of a rainbow of colors with a rusty red in the center. The colors flow from top to bottom; the artist states that the painting was created with the idea that it may be hung in any direction. Although the colors meet and begin to interact with each other, they remain mostly independent. There are spots and blotches as well that creates texture.
Date: 2012
Creator: Shiue, Kuang Ting

Watercolor Abstract Emotions No. 2

Description: The painting includes a large black area on the left hand side. The upper right hand portion includes many reddish colors. Sprinkled among the black ground are many yellow, red, blue and white areas that resemble balls of fire or stars. The artist states that the painting was created with the idea that it may be hung in any direction.
Date: 2012
Creator: Shiue, Kuang Ting

Porch

Description: This low-chroma ink wash painting shows the banister and railing of a staircase leading down from the western porch that fades into the distance. 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

Stairwell

Description: This low-chroma ink wash painting depicts an aerial view of the center of a stairwell. The angles of the broken banister and other elements create a somewhat dizzying perspective. 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

Roof

Description: This low-chroma ink wash painting shows the upper portion of a back entrance that primarily focuses on the roof, particularly the fallen decorative windows that were once perched on top of it. There are dead vines growing rampantly through the windows, roof, and doorway. 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

Column

Description: This monochromatic painting shows the front of the main building from the view of the southwestern porch, with a column prominently in the foreground.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

Hallway

Description: This low-chroma painting shows the length of the upper western wing of the property. It features the ink wash, which adds to the effect of decay in the subject matter. 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