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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-

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

Nile Born

Description: Sculpture of a ruler sized brown hand carved piece with a wide to narrow rounded edge.
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Date: 1984~
Creator: Mendieta, Ana

[silk screened cotton velveteen artwork]

Description: The horizontally oriented work consists of shapes that resemble floating sidewalks in the sky. Running from the upper left corner to the lower right is a long ribbon shape that floats into almost a calligraphic word. The ground depicting distance gradates from a darker blue to a pink at the horizon. In the far distance appears some shapes resembling mountains. The left and upper edge of the work is bordered by gradated stripes.
Date: 1984~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko

The Red Sea

Description: Abstract painting of layered black, red, yellow and white brush stokes.
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Date: 1984/1985~
Creator: Kiefer, Anselm

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

[Yu Garden]

Description: Photograph of the Yu Garden in Shanghai, China. In the foreground, a building, bushes, and a stone lion are visible. Rooftop carvings are visible in the background.
Date: June 1984
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Rock Garden]

Description: Photograph of a rock garden within the Yu Gardens in Shanghai, China. Large decorative rocks are visible in the foreground. In the background, a pointed roof is visible above the trees.
Date: June 1984
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Yu Garden]

Description: Photograph of the Yu Garden in Shanghai, China. A group of people stands behind a low rock formation in the foreground. A rock wall is visible behind the people. Trees intersect the foreground and background.
Date: June 1984
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Roof Detail]

Description: Photograph of the Yu Garden in Shanghai, China. In the foreground, the detail of a tile roof is visible. The roof has multiple serpent-like carvings under the tile edge. A statue of a male figure is visible among more roofs in the background.
Date: June 1984
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Xi'an]

Description: Photograph of a walkway in Xi'an, China. The walkway is lined with red columns. Men and women are visible at the end of the walkway. Trees are visible in the background.
Date: 1984
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Fish Pond]

Description: Photograph of a fish pond in the Yu Garden of Shanghai, China. In the foreground, a tree stretches back towards the pond. On the right side of the foreground, three men lean over a wooden railing. A row of bamboo is visible in the background.
Date: June 1984
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Statue on Roof]

Description: Photograph of the corner of a roof in the Yu Garden of Shanghai, China. In the foreground, a stone statue of a male figure is visible on the left side of the roof. The roof curves upward on the right side. Tree branches are visible in the background.
Date: June 1984
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Forbidden City]

Description: Photograph of the Forbidden City in Beijing, China. A brown wall spans the foreground. Two large doors in the wall open onto another courtyard. A large vessel is visible inside the door.
Date: June 1984
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Lama Temple]

Description: Photograph of a man exiting a building in the Lama Temple of Beijing, China. Another man in similar dress is seen within the doorway. The two men wear long black dresses with red sashes.
Date: 1984
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Li River]

Description: Photograph of the Li River in Guilin, China. The river crosses the foreground. The river bank is visible in the middle ground. A mountain range rises behind the river bank.
Date: 1984
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Forbidden City]

Description: Photograph of the Forbidden City in Beijing, China. A shaded doorway frames the photograph. Through the doorway, and inner courtyard and the next building are visible. The adjoining building has a covered passageway and a tile roof.
Date: June 1984
Creator: Gough, Ray

[Meridian Gate Interior]

Description: Photograph of the Meridian Gate in the Forbidden City of Beijing, China. The photograph was taken within the gate interior. A crowd of people walks through the passageway which opens up onto a large square. The next building is visible in the background.
Date: June 1984
Creator: Gough, Ray