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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-
Item Type: Artwork

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-
Item Type: Artwork

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-
Item Type: Artwork

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-
Item Type: Artwork

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-
Item Type: Artwork

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-
Item Type: Artwork

Voertman Awards / Call for Entries

Description: This poster was created by an art student for the 1983 Voertman Award Competition and Exhibition. Depicted near the bottom of the poster is a palette and paintbrush displayed as though a fine dish of food. The stylized design is in blue and pink.
Date: 1983
Item Type: Poster

Mr. Softee

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

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-
Item Type: Artwork

Norton Residence

Description: The west facade of the beach house is included in this view from the northwest direction.
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Date: 1983/1984
Creator: Gehry, Frank Owen
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Pacific Design Center

Description: The view is a floodlit view across the landscaped plaza with some Center Green facade visible behind Center Blue.
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Date: 1985/1988
Creator: Victor Gruen Associates
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Norton Residence

Description: The red metal chimney on the north side of the beach house is visible.
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Date: 1983/1984
Creator: Gehry, Frank Owen

Pacific Design Center

Description: Escalators in cylindrical escalator tower are part of Center Green.
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Date: 1985/1988
Creator: Victor Gruen Associates
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Pacific Design Center

Description: Night time view of the facade of Center Green is visible behind a portion of Center Blue.
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Date: 1985/1988
Creator: Victor Gruen Associates
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Pacific Design Center

Description: View upward shows floors and cylindrical escalator tower.
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Date: 1985/1988
Creator: Victor Gruen Associates

Pacific Design Center

Description: The atrium, floodlit at night, of Center Blue is visible.
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Date: 1985/1988
Creator: Victor Gruen Associates

Norton Residence

Description: Close view of the balcony on the beach house is shown.
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Date: 1983/1984
Creator: Gehry, Frank Owen
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Norton Residence

Description: The street entrance of the facade, garage doors, and outdoor stairs to roof are shown in the east view.
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Date: 1983/1984
Creator: Gehry, Frank Owen
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Pacific Design Center

Description: Design of the floor and ceiling of the interior of the atrium of Center Green is seen.
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Date: 1985/1988
Creator: Victor Gruen Associates
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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
Item Type: Artwork

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
Item Type: Artwork

Solidarność

Description: Postcard used in the Polish Solidarity movement during the 1980s depicting a cracked egg inside a broken, red basket.
Date: 1980/1990
Item Type: Postcard

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
Item Type: Artwork