26 UMMA Objects
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Abstract painting composed of long broad brushstrokes in black and white with a small area of red in the upper left quadrant.
Franz Kline
Bequest of W. Hawkins Ferry
A monumentally stylized head of a woman. Her head is tilted slighty to the viewer's right. Her eyes, nose, and lips are large and almost mask-like. She appears to be wearing a hat of a modern style. Shading is executed with powerful parallel lines and cross-hatching. The year of the work's execution, 1916, appears in the lower right.
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff
Head of a Woman (Frauenkopf)
Museum Purchase
The scene depicts a group of figures marching in the foreground from the left to the right of the composition. A thin sliver of land can be seen in the background. A man in the center carries a scythe over his shoulder. A woman in the center right carries a child on her back.
Käthe Kollwitz (German (culture, style, period))
The Weavers Cycle: March of the Weavers (from a set of 6 prints)
Museum Purchase
Geometrically patterned composition with bright saturated colors composed of a central female figure with mermaid’s tail and bright red mane of hair; skull-headed figure at left with guitar; two green monster-like figures in upper right quadrant; two black fish with blue eyes near center.
Oskar Kokoschka (Austrian)
The Snake Charmer
1907 – 1908
Gift of Herbert Barrows
In the foreground, a man and a woman carry a child as they move to the left of the page. The man carries the child's body, while the woman holds the childs head. The man's face is turned towards the left, while the woman's head is bowed toward the child. The man and woman are dressed in dark clothes, while the child is shown in white. The child's arm hangs limp. A crowd of children is gathered in the background, looking at the three main figures.
Käthe Kollwitz (German (culture, style, period))
Child Run Over
Museum Purchase
This is an abstract print in black and light blue. With very little border, the print consists of a series of diagonal lines primarily, reaching from top right to bottom left. There are also horizontal black lines towrds the top and bottom of the image.
Cy Twombly (American (North American))
Gift of Mr. Robert Rauschenberg
Bust-length self-portrait with housegable visible at left.
Max Beckmann (German (culture or style))
Self-Portrait with Housegable
Museum purchase
This abstract print has a black circular shape near the center of composition. Around it, there are black and brown lines of varying thickness creating two circular designs in the top half of paper. The print is numbered (l.l.) "26/75" and signed (l.r.) "Joan Mitchell" in pencil.
Joan Mitchell (American (North American))
Sunflower VI
Museum Purchase
A human face in anguish, with hands raised to his cheeks, looks out from the center of a visual field full of slashing diagonals and explosive triangles of color. On the left side, smoke billows.
Otto Dix
Artillery Battle (Artillerieschlacht)
Museum Purchase
Three-quarter profile view of a woman’s face
Käthe Kollwitz (German (culture, style, period))
Bequest of Jean Paul Slusser