21 UMMA Objects
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A bull in the center charges to the left toward a horse rearing up with a bullfighter on its back. The bullfighter leans forward to plunge a spear into the bull's shoulder area. Flags and spectator stands lie in the background.
Pablo Picasso (Spanish (culture or style))
The Bullfight (Courses de taureaux)
Gift of The Carey Walker Foundation
This drawing has sketches of women on both sides of the paper. The front (recto) image shows a seated woman with her hands in her lap and she faces forward. The reverse (verso) side shows another seated woman and also sketches of clothing. On the front, the artist has signed (l.r.) "R Dufy" in pencil.
Raoul Dufy (French (culture or style))
Studies of Seated Women
1905 – 1915
Gift of Gilbert Frimet
This is an abstract composition of thin lines and shaded areas assembled loosely to form a pyramidal form. The word "fox," in all capital letters, appears on the right side of the print. 
Georges Braque (French (culture or style))
1911 – 1912
Museum Purchase
This woodcut print has a small rectangular scene at the center depicting a large building. Thick lines in triangular patterns and patches make up the background of the scene. The print is signed (l.rl.) "Lyonel Feininger" in pencil by the artist. There is also a notation in pencil (l.c.) "T811<u>a</u>" and a stamp in black (l.r.) "Feininger Estate / G W No 30". 
Lyonel Feininger (American (North American))
Castle Church
Gift of Gilbert M. Frimet
This black and white etching includes a sort of pyramid form, central to the image, with other smaller triangular forms towards the top. Along the bottom are several swirling forms. Faint cloud shapes appear throughout the background. The entire image is done with distinct cross-hatched etching lines.
Jacques Villon (French (culture or style))
La Main qui Châtie
1946 – 1947
Gift of Marvin Eisenberg in memory of Paul Grigaut
A squat teapot with an upturned spout, executed in gray and white that suggests silverware, sits left of center on a darker gray tray. To the right of the teapot is a lemon in bright yellow. The objects are surounded by black, and there is a dark gray frame of color around the entire print.
Georges Braque (French (culture or style))
Gray Teapot (Théière grise)
Bequest of Florence L. Stol
This color lithograph has a bright yellow background with figures in red and white at the center. Horizontally oriented at the center is a large white semi-geometric creature with three heads—one at the bottom and two at the flanks—that is capped with horns and breasts. There is a red box-like figure in the background that has a horned head and a series of horns, wings, and flames emanating from it. The print is numbered, titled and signed (l.r.) in pencil: "no 57 - "Quetzal" / Wilfredo Lam".
Wifredo Lam (Cuban)
Museum Purchase
This painting has a series of flat, colorful, overlapping geometric and biomorphic abstract forms in greens, yellows, purple, reds, black, grey, and white. The painting is signed in black (l.l.) "herbin".
Auguste Herbin (French (culture or style))
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Winston
An angular bottle executed in two tones of white stands tall just to the (viewer&#39;s) right of center. To its left is a stack of gray drinking cups. Irregular blocks of various sizes and colors make up the rest of the field.
Ben Nicholson (British (modern))
Still Life
Museum Purchase
An explosion of colorful forms suggests the human form in dynamic movement. Yellows and reds predominate in shapes that draw the eye toward the viewer&#39;s upper right where three roughy triangular yellow shapes suggest a head and upraised arms.
Gino Severini (Italian (culture or style))
Dancer (Danseuse)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Kripke
At the center of the painting, two animals meet: a horse and a bull. Painted in a variety of colors, the two animals are abstracted in a Cubist style. The painting is signed (u.r.) in black paint "Bearden". 
Romare Bearden (American (North American))
Now the Dove and the Leopard Wrestle
Transfer from the William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan, gift of Clarence Wolf, February 1997
Ink and gouache drawing in black, gray and white on tan paper with tall vertical structure at center of composition rendered in a series of quick vertical and diagonal lines.
Albert Gleizes (French (culture or style))
Sur le Flat-Iron
Gift of Herbert Barrows