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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-

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-

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-

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-

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-

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-

Mr. Softee

Description: No Description Available.
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Date: 1984
Creator: Ferguson, Max, 1959-

The Last Automat I

Description: The spout of a coffee or tea vending machine is depicted along with some cups along the right hand side of the painting.
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Date: 1983
Creator: Ferguson, Max, 1959-

Zapluty karzeł reakcji

Description: Poster used in the Polish Solidarity movement during the 1980s depicting a man with large ears, spectacles and spewing from his mouth. The words Zapluty karzeł reakcji are underneath the figure. The words and image are in black on a white ground.
Date: 1980/1990

RTPD 20 zł

Description: Postage stamp depicting a young female in the center. At the top of the stamp are the letters RTPD and in the lower section, the denomination of the stamp, 20 złoty. The stamp is printed in all blue on a cream paper.
Date: 1980/1990

Wesolego 1987 Zyczy Solidarność Ciagle Młody

Description: Postcard used in the Polish Solidarity movement during the 1980s depicting best wishes for the year 1987. The words wesolego 1987 zyczy solidarność ciagle młody are in red on a brownish tan background. The year, 1987, is depicted with people forming the shapes of the numbers.
Date: 1980/1990

Elizabeth

Description: No Description Available.
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Date: 1989
Creator: Close, Chuck

Greed's Trophy

Description: Sculpture of rust colored thin steel and wire domed grid with a small solid shapes at the bottom of the piece.
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Date: 1984~
Creator: Puryear, Martin

Land

Description: No Description Available.
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Date: 1989
Creator: Mitchell, Joan

The Cat

Description: The extremely large sculpture depicts a cat in an exaggerated rounded style and size.
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Date: 1987
Creator: Botero, Fernando

Texas Shield

Description: The granite sculpture consists of two slabs in a beehive shape with, five on one and six on the other, horizontal ridges that appear to interlock with the perpendicular slab.
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Date: 1988
Creator: Moroles, Jesús Bautista

Arcanum IX

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Date: 1981
Creator: Rauschenberg, Robert

[Jerzy Popiełuszko]

Description: Poster used in the Polish Solidarity movement during the 1980s depicting a portrait of the Catholic priest Jerzy Popiełuszko. The background is red with the figure depicted in black and a thin white halo around his head. In the margins, registration marks can be seen for creating multiples of this image.
Date: 1980/1990

[Jerzy Popiełuszko]

Description: Poster used in the Polish Solidarity movement during the 1980s depicting a portrait of the Catholic priest Jerzy Popiełuszko. The figure is depicted in black on a white background. In the margins, registration marks can be seen for creating multiples of this image and in the lower right are the handwritten in pencil words, kolor czarny (drugi), color black, second.
Date: 1980/1990

Loteria Funduszu Niezależnych Plastyków

Description: Lottery ticket used during the Polish Solidarity movement during the 1980s. Four tickets, each stamped with a number in purple, depict a pencil, broken on one end in the center of the ticket. The Polish Solidarity logo is in the lower right hand corner.
Date: 1980/1990

Ku Lepszemu Jutru Teraz od Nowa Dynamiczny Rozwój coś Drgnęło

Description: Stamps used in the Polish Solidarity movement during the 1980s. On the left side of each of the four, a man's face is depicted in black. On the right side a number, 40 PRL, 30 PRL, 20 PRL, and 10, 40 LAT PRL, a red line aligns each stamp and forms a unified design that depicts a plummeting red mark.
Date: 1980/1990