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Hollow glass piece. The bottom half (whose end is flat and thus serves as a base) is a solid spring green separated by a band of translucent yellow. The top half is a darker olive green with a Kelly green stripe that winds from the yellow band at center to the hole at this end of the piece.
Lynda Benglis
Tacpere Maptom
1985
The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the Nation Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services
2008/2.223
There are two busts visible in the dark linework of this lithograph. The face on the left is more obscured by linework than the right, which is turned slightly to the left to reveal their left ear. The print is signed (l.r.) "Moore" and numbered (l.l.) "53/100" in pencil.
Henry Moore (British (modern))
Thin-lipped Armourer II
1973
Gift of Corrine Lemberg
2011/1.123
graphite drawing on cream paper, unframed
Lee Bontecou
Untitled
1961
Museum Purchase
1962/1.97
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
Close-up photograph of abstract forms created by frost on a window pane.
Minor White (American (North American))
Beginnings
1962 – 1975
Museum Purchase
1976/1.206
Abstract, planar representation of a bird resting on its back with its wings coming together just below its beak.
Henry Moore (British (modern))
Bird
1927 – 1949
Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Marvin E. Klein
1981/2.85
Abstract shape rendered in Styrofoam that has been covered with modeling compound. Base with four columns, three of which have “pop dots” attached to them. Partially painted a bright minty green, which gets darker in the “back” of the sculpture (the side that doesn’t have dots).
Barbara Levine
Pop Dots
1988
The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the Nation Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services
2008/2.243
Pencil drawing of a flower enveloping a figure.
Marc Quinn (British (modern))
Study for the Great Escape
1995
Gift of Leonard Rosenberg
2015/2.88
An abstract composition of irregular, blob-like, blue, black, and brown shapes. Small white spots are scattered over the three different colors of shapes. 
Georg Meistermann (German (culture or style))
Composition
1949 – 1957
Museum Purchase
1957/2.8

Graham Sutherland (British (modern))
Cactus
1950
Museum Purchase
1954/2.39
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))
Composition
1927
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Winston
1955/2.10
Within a black background a white oval shape sits at center; within the oval are a series of abstracted forms and lines in primary colors all characteristic of Kandinsky's style.
Wassily Kandinsky (Russian (culture or style))
Small Worlds III
1922
Museum Purchase
1948/1.62
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