17 UMMA Objects
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Shallow dish with repeating circles of gray, black, and white glaze.
Hamada Shōji
Dish
1960 – 1970
Gift of Marvin Eisenberg
2006/2.83
Gray background with black undefined, unlined shapes beneath a white circle outlined in black.
Adolph Gottlieb (American (North American))
Untitled
1972
Bequest of Gertrude Kasle
2016/2.88
This jade disc has a circular hole in the center, and is carved in a way that the jade appears to be turning around this central point, almost in the shape of a hurricane symbol if it were to have three prongs.  On each of the three prongs are three evenly spaced raised bumps.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Bi Disc with notches
8500 BCE
Gift of Agnes S.Chan
2009/2.110
A poster advertising a Golden Circle event at the Kauai Surf Hotel. The text is set next to three shapes: a blue cloud, a gold circle, a pink flower, and a green leaf alongside a red letter “P” and a green letter “D.”<br /><br />
EC 2017
Paul Rand (American (North American))
IBM Gold Circle
1981
Gift of Franc Nunoo-Quarcoo and Maria Phillips
2016/2.201
This black and white print depicts geometric forms arranged to suggest some kind of mechanical contraption. Two larger circular forms are arranged side-by-side in the center of the composition. A line rest diagonally atop these forms and above the line an assortment of circular and less definite shapes and textures (depicted with cross-hatching and other techniques) are described. The print is imbued with a smoke-like atmosphere as a result of the spitbite and aquatint.<br />
Don Walters
Sediment
1967
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2012/2.184
This is an oil painting in a vertical format painted in tones of brown, white and black. It shows four circular forms and areas with thick paint applied in broad brushstokes.
Terry Winters
Untitled 1 of 4
1983
2009/1.544
This print consists of nuetral, muted colors and abstract designs primarily of dots and circles. The print is designed to look as if thin cracks run through the image, and a lady bug is almost imperceptible near the bottom left of the image. The bottom edge of the print has a dark strip running across it.
Fukui Ryonosuke
Abstract Circles
1933 – 1966
Gift from the Collection of Patricia O'Connor
2010/2.33
Abstract colorful shapes of circle and square with lines.
John T. Scott
Spiders Don't Work on Weekends 2#
1977
2011/2.186.2
A black, brown and white striped horse in the motion of running. The background is brown with white and orange circles.
Nakayama Tadashi
Untitled [Zebra] or horse
1958
Bequest of Alva Gordon Sink
1998/2.22
The shape of the circle repeats four times in this painting. It appears in the plump body of Hotei, his head, his large white sack, and the overall shape of the fan.
Ogata Kōrin
Hotei
1700 – 1716
1965/1.157
This print depicts a solid slate-green square, the outline of which circumscribes a green circle which in turn circuscribes a white square. The square is slightly off-kilter. It is printed on Rives BFK paper.
Robert Mangold (American (North American))
Seven Aquatints
1973
Museum purchase made possible by a gift from Helmut Stern
1999/1.104.3
In this abstract screenprint, a large red circle is broken up by vertical and horizontal white lines. In addition, there are horizontal yellow and blue lines in the bottom right portion of the circle. The page is signed (l.r.) "Ilya Bolotowsky" and numbered (l.l.) "154/225" in pencil.
Ilya Bolotowsky (American (North American))
Tondo
1979
Gift of Dr. Reuven Bar-Levav
1991/2.103.2
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