UNT College of Visual Arts + Design - Browse

ABOUT BROWSE FEED

Daybreak

Description: The horizontally placed artwork depicts a rectangular frame shape floating in the upper portion of the image. Receding into the distance are parallel horizontal lines created from textured paper in blues and browns. A vertical ladder shape is in the middle ground next to some silhouette gray geometric shapes reminiscent of buildings.
Date: 1985~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko

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.

Double Red Vase

Description: The vertically oriented sculpture consists of a red-orange textured geometric shape that twists and out of which emerges and wraps a yellow organic shape decorated with orange, blue and dark hash marks.
Date: 1983
Creator: Milnes, Robert

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-

Geometric Landscape

Description: The work depicts striped rectangles, circles and arched shapes. Adjacent, behind and running through the depicted space are light colored shapes that resemble a spilled liquid.
Date: 1982~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko

[handmade paper art]

Description: The detail view of the handmade paper piece consists of several floating oval shapes and some colored string moving in a loose horizontally direction. The colors are light and muted from pale pinks to grays and purples.
Date: 1983~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko

[handmade paper art]

Description: The long horizontal background holds several square and rectangular shapes floating from one side to the other. The background is a pale pink or white and the rectangular and square shapes range from a dark green to a gray as well as white and light blue.
Date: 1983~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko

[handmade paper on silk artwork]

Description: This horizontally arranged artwork consists of both geometric and ribbon shapes floating through the space from side to side. Frame shapes move at different angles and are connected by stripes in the background and two reddish ribbons weaving through the geometric shapes.
Date: 1986~
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

It's Not Always Black and White

Description: The geometric black, white and gray collage appears to depict a person afloat in the middle of a body of water. However, a shape like this artist has used before for a cordial glass sits atop a set of three steps in the foreground and receding into the distance are planks ranging from white to black. There are some cutouts in the platform that appear to be traps for the seated figure.
Date: 1988
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.

It's Not Always Black and White

Description: A two-part shape that resembles this artist's three-dimensional cordial glasses stands in an interior into the floor of which is a rectangular cut out. Into this recess in the floor falls two small triangular shapes. Two windows are on the walls of the interior while a square shape is cut out of the ceiling. The artwork is made up of white, purplish grays and black.
Date: 1988
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.

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-

Let's Spend Some Time Together, Number 2

Description: This collage features extreme perspective with the piers in yellow and orange moving from the center foreground straight to the horizon line depicted by the blue background meeting the black sky. In the left background area are several green geometric shapes that resemble buildings. A pink orb with a hole in the center floats in the left sky area while a purple one floats in the right hand portion of the sky area. Piercing each of these is a long hollow spear that spills tiny black, blue, white, gray and green circles into the foreground.
Date: 1987
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.

Life's Cycle

Description: The artwork depicts a partial circle of geometric shapes through which float some small oval shapes which float out of two vertical white containers. The ground of the piece is a gradation of pale blue to a darker blue at the top edge.
Date: 1985
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.

Life's Cycle

Description: The textured artwork consists of pinks and blues predominately. Geometric shapes float on a blue woven background. Making a circular arc, partially seen, are some wedge shapes with pink tops and turquoise sides. At the far left are two cylindrical pink and purple shapes. Floating among the larger shapes are many small open ovals and open chevron shapes.
Date: 1986
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.

Liqueur

Description: The cordial glass consists of two pieces which are similar in form. The ebony base holds the sterling silver vessel portion. At the top and bottom of the piece are similar thin silver bands.
Date: 1986
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.