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Untitled

Description: The horizontal painting depicts a landscape in which the sky is gray and the moon or sun is a solid red-orange color. In the foreground is some brown and yellow grasses which create a hill or small mountain shape.
Date: unknown
Creator: Berger, Lorraine Estelle

Untitled

Description: The vertical painting consists of a large vertical shape in the center with a red head or top and a dark bottom or body. Surrounding the figurative type image is a orange and red oval which floats in the center. At the top and bottom edges are orange bands which lay behind the cartouche.
Date: unknown
Creator: Betti, Claudia Webb

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-

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-

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-

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-

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-

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-

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-

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-

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-

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-

I'll Tumble For You

Description: The vertically oriented painting consists of many textures, colors and motifs. The dark ground is richly textured and covered with words, numbers and calculations sometimes partially obliterated. Two large heart shapes face each other, one in the bottom half of the canvas and the other in the top half. They are also richly covered in texture with letters and numbers. About a dozen forks are attached across the surface of the painting; they tumble from the top to the bottom. Flanking the top and bottom edges are some large X marks with thick top and bottom bars.
Date: 1994
Creator: Cheal, Susan

Mechanical Music

Description: The large vertical painting consists of a dark ground. In the lower portion, five wooden spoons are attached. Along the upper edge is an impression of a hand and a plus and minus sign flank the right and left edges in the upper portion of the canvas. At a diagonal in the lower portion appears a long spatula or spoon shape nestled in a sandy brown area. The surface of the work is complex with numbers, letters and calculations barely visible.
Date: 1994
Creator: Cheal, Susan

Generation Mess

Description: Each of the photographs in this group includes the black and white portrait of a young person layered with walls and words. These photographs were included in the exhibition Parallax Presents: Self-Conceptions, University of North Texas Fine Art Photography Club in September, 2012, in the Lightwell Gallery in the Art Building on the University of North Texas campus.
Date: 2012
Creator: Claes, Ashley

Woman and Nautilus

Description: The painting exhibits a woman in the center of the canvas. She is surrounded by a bare tree, curved and nestled geometric shapes that create a landscape. Some gray brick shapes are at the woman's left. At her feet is a large nautilus and she cups in her hands a small plant.
Date: 1932
Creator: Compton, Carl Benton

Brooch

Description: The silver and copper brooch is a triangular shape with a triangular shaped opening inside which is a coiled piece of metal with a second coil on one of the corners of the brooch. The surface is shiny and smooth.
Date: 1987
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.

Brooch and Earrings

Description: The earrings are made of silver circles pierced with off-centered circle cut-outs which are in turn pierced with curlicue ribbon pieces of metal. The brooch is a triangular shape with an opening of a similar triangular shape which is also in turn pierced with a curlicue ribbon of metal. Also on one corner of the brooch is a second curled metal piece.
Date: unknown
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.

Do Ya Wanna Dance?

Description: The foreground is pink and the sky a darker pinkish red. In the foreground is a green table like form and leading to it is a pink and purple striped pathway leading from a blue platform. A yellow and orange cordial glass appears to be dancing with a purple cordial glass. These forms can be seen in this artist's three-dimensional works. Here the glasses appear particularly active. Three green cordial glass shapes are placed on the blue platform and one on the striped walkway. Several small geometric shapes float in the upper right portion of the artwork.
Date: 1987
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.