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[silk screened cotton velveteen artwork]

Description: This screen printed cotton velveteen artwork depicts in a horizontal orientation two curved brown boardwalk type images. These boardwalks reach through the sky and enter into two rectangular frame shapes. Mountainous shapes line the bottom edge of the work.
Date: 1988~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko

The Moon on a Pool

Description: The horizontally oriented work of art consists of a very dark ground. In the upper left corner is a shape resembling a window and in the lower right corner is a circular shape made of horizontal bars. Floating from the lower edge to the upper portion of the work is a lighter colored ribbon shape.
Date: 1984~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko

[two vertical striped panel artwork]

Description: The vertical two panel artwork depicts horizontal stripes in gradations of blues and pinks. Floating across the two panels is a long wave shape that moves vertically and is an orange pink color. A ribbon like form floats across the two panels and is blue and purple.
Date: 1988~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko

[4-panel piece, handmade paper on silk]

Description: The artwork consists of four panels each turned on point. A grid ladder pattern turned in various directions appears in each panel. The colors are warm reddish browns and light blues. Other rectangular and triangular outlined shapes appear scattered across the panels.
Date: 1981~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko

[artwork of screen printed silk and handmade paper]

Description: The horizontally arranged artwork depicts various grids floating and moving in space to create depth. In the background is a large semi-circular shape in a textured blue green color. There is also a wide strip of brown that begins in the far lower right corner and moves at four different angles until it reaches the left side of the picture.
Date: 1987~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko

[artwork made of handmade paper and screen printed cotton velveteen]

Description: The horizontally arranged artwork consists of textured paper in a blue-green that gradates to a pink color and moves from the foreground to the background in a curving motion. Angular brown lines are in the background and the middle ground consists of pink colors. Some white cloud like forms float through the picture plane and a gray stacked shape fills the left side of the picture.
Date: 1987~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko

[artwork made of handmade paper on silk]

Description: The horizontally arranged work consists of perspective lines receding into the distance. Halfway into the distance the receding lines are covered in blue soft textured handmade paper fibers. The floor of the space is checkerboard pattern and also recedes into distance. A brown ribbon type images also slither into the distance.
Date: 1987~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko

[handmade paper on silk artwork]

Description: This detail view of the artwork shows the texture of the handmade paper in strips and geometric shapes. The background silk consists of images of cloud forms and geometric structural type lines that echo the handmade paper shapes.
Date: 1986~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko

Silk Panel I

Description: The vertically running piece consists of a predominately dark ground with some vertical stripes in lighter colors and shades. Moving inward from the lower two corners are some mountainous shapes that overlap on the lower edge and meet again in the upper portion of the piece in front of the vertical striping.
Date: 1982~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko

Silk Panel III

Description: The fabric yardage consists of a dark ground with some horizontal pink stripes and running vertically the length of the yardage are some ribbon shapes in purple, pink, brown and blue.
Date: 1983~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko

Silk Panel IV

Description: The yardage consists of light and dark horizontal cloud like forms intersecting with each other and occasionally overlapped with floating rectangular shapes.
Date: 1983~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko

[silk yardage, batiked]

Description: The length of the silk yardage contains geometric shapes set at an angle and amongst the geometric shapes are smaller wave type shapes. The colors are dark blue to light blues and some warm yellow-browns.
Date: 1982~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko

Storm, NYC Rooftop

Description: Long multi-colored pieces are arranged on a rooftop in an urban setting. The pieces are arranged both in organic lines as well as straight lines filling the rooftop area. Some pieces partially move above the base and some appear suspended in space.
Date: 1981
Creator: Falsetta, Vincent

86-3

Description: Dark background with many small geometric shapes, lines and dots in bright colors evenly spaced around the canvas over a structured linear pattern.
Date: 1986
Creator: Falsetta, Vincent

[Roofline]

Description: Photograph of a roofline in Prague, Czech Republic. In the foreground, two rooftops are visible. The dark building on the right contains three clocks spaced out among the top levels.
Date: July 22, 1980
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Wrought Ironwork]

Description: Photograph of wrought ironwork at the St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague, Czech Republic. In the foreground a wrought iron grid is visible; attached to the grid are two small iron sculptures of figures working. Stone walls and a wooden door are visible in the background.
Date: July 22, 1980
Creator: Gough, Ray

[St. Nicholas Church]

Description: Photograph of the St. Nicholas Church at Malostranske Namesti in Prague, Czech Republic. The church sits in the foreground framed by sky. The photograph was taken from the right side angle of the church.
Date: July 22, 1980
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Prague]

Description: Photograph of buildings in Prague, Czech Republic. In the foreground, a cluster of buildings is visible with various gables and slanted rooftops. The building on the right has a clock mounted to the top gable.
Date: July 22, 1980
Creator: Gough, Ray