21 UMMA Objects
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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 screenprint has bands of black with white circles, squares, and triangles along top and bottom edge. A large yellow triangle takes up most of the right side, and other green, red, and pink shapes are throughout. The print has a studio stamp in black ink (l.r.) "herbin" and is numbered in pencil (l.l.) "148/150".
Auguste Herbin (French (culture or style))
1940 – 1950
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick
An abstract figure with anthropomorphic qualities stands to the left, with a wing-like object sweeping across the middle of the painting and into the right side, which holds a still life component. The color scheme is predominently cool with warm accents throughout both the figure and the still life.
Jankel Adler
Figure and Still Life
1943 – 1953
Museum Purchase
Abstract recining female nude clearly influenced by the breaking down of form found in Braque's cubist work. Black ink is crosshatched to give depth and texture to the body and fabrics.
Georges Braque (French (culture or style))
Reclining Nude
1882 – 1948
Museum Purchase
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
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
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 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 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
This work is an abstract cubist print of objects you might find on a counter including papers, newspapers and bottles portrayed in geometric sections. On the left are parts of a sign reading "vins." Towards the middle another text, reads "Paris". The forms are clustered in the center where there is the heaviest shading. There is a rectangular border drawn around the entire composition and it is labelled with the words "Le Comptoir" in block letters along the bottom edge. The artist's signature and date have also been included in the plate in the lower left.
Louis Marcoussis (French (culture or style))
Le Comptoir
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
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