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This image is one of twelve photographs from Brassaï's <em>Transmutations</em> portfolio. In this photograph, Brassaï has drawn on a negative of a female figure using the cliché-verre process. The resulting image portrays a female nude partially abstracted into geometric shapes.
Brassaï (French (culture or style))
Carnival
1934 – 1967
Museum Purchase
1971/2.150.12
This image is one of twelve photographs from Brassaï's <em>Transmutations</em> portfolio. In this photograph, Brassaï has drawn on a negative of a female figure using the cliché-verre process. The resulting image portrays a female nude partially abstracted into geometric shapes.
Brassaï (French (culture or style))
Odalisque
1934 – 1967
Museum Purchase
1971/2.150.3
This drawing has an abstract composition in black ink. A thick, dark band outlines an amebous shape. Different textures and lines appear throughout the shape. The title is signed and dated (l.r.) "donati 1955". 
Donati, Enri (American (North American))
#3
1955
Gift of the Betty Parsons Foundation
1986/1.180
This abstract oil painting has a black background with textured grey and white areas that resemble organic textures such as tree bark, water or bones.  There are subtle touches of pink here and there.
Gerome Kamrowski (American (North American))
Puerto de Torilli
1957
Gift of the Honorable Jack Faxon
1984/1.254

Graham Sutherland (British (modern))
Cactus
1950
Museum Purchase
1954/2.39
Black and white drawing of organic forms vaguely resembling human figures flowing into one another in a room-like space. On the right hand side of the grouping stands the most recognizably humanoid figure.
Arshile Gorky (American (North American))
Study for 'Image in Xhorkom'
1931 – 1941
Gift of Mrs. Florence L. Stol
1964/2.41
Drawing on paper of abstract structure.  Pyramid shaped base supports spiraling and circular elements. 
Seymour Lipton (American (North American))
Untitled (Study for 'Defender')
1963
Gift of an Anonymous Donor
1968/2.71
This print has a central image of a nude woman, depicted in blue, with long yellow hair, holding an orange, red, and green umbrella. To her right, there is another umbrella, with an orange handle and a collaged canopy. There are a number of line drawings and text (mirrored) around the second umbrella. To the right, there is a collaged face. At the bottom of the print is a blue sea and a drawing in red of a sailboat. The print is signed (l.r.) and numbered (l.l.) in pencil.
Salvador Dali (Spanish (culture or style))
Antiombrelle à atomiseurs de liquides
1975
Anonymous Gift
1981/2.110.9
In this print, there is a large creature in the center, to the left. The figure seems to be semi-hollow and missing its flesh. There are bones and other monsterous creatures to the right of the print. The artist signed (l.r.) "K. Seligmann" and numbered (l.r.) "57/70" the print in pencil.
Kurt Seligmann (American (North American))
Acteon
1947
Museum Purchase
1947/2.15
This image is one of twelve photographs from Brassaï's <em>Transmutations</em> portfolio. In this photograph, Brassaï has drawn on a negative of a female figure using the cliché-verre process. The resulting image portrays a female nude partially abstracted into geometric shapes.
Brassaï (French (culture or style))
Mineral Countenance
1934 – 1967
Museum Purchase
1971/2.150.7
This image is one of twelve photographs from Brassaï's <em>Transmutations</em> portfolio. In this photograph, Brassaï has drawn on a negative of a female figure using the cliché-verre process. The resulting image portrays a female nude partially abstracted into geometric shapes.
Brassaï (French (culture or style))
Temptation of Saint Anthony
1934 – 1967
Museum Purchase
1971/2.150.8
Creating a border, there is a large blue cylinder and a smaller yellow circle, with red border toward the middle right of the work. The last color object is a small green dot above the red-yellow circle. Throughout the work, there are black dots and markings. Creating a kind of pitchfork, there is a large black line drawing that follows three of the sides of the blue border. At the top, there is a simple starburst design in black (under the blue). In the bottom left, there is a small line drawing, resembling a bird. At the top of the print, there seems to be a residual hand print of the artist in black.
Joan Miró (Spanish (culture or style))
Le Prophète
1958
Gift of Dr. Seymour and Barbara K. Adelson
2015/2.19
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