19 UMMA Objects
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A - Wooden Box - Notches on top of two sides for lifting the lid off. Lid Separate.<br />
B - Wooden Lid - Paired with wooden box (A). Notches in middle for lifting lid.<br />
C - Ceramic Bowl - Small round base with slightly ridged surface, more along the interior. Dark brown glaze that lightens around the top lip. Light semi-circle shape in glaze at bottom, on both the interior and exterior of the bowl<br />
D - Ceramic Bowl - Small round base with a slighly irregular top rim. Dark brown glaze with specks showing the lighter underglaze. Lighter glaze shows more along top of rim, in a semicircular shape along the rim that can be seen on the interior and exterior.<br />
E - Ceramic Dish - Four peaked feet on the underside, showing unglazed ceramic at tip of feet. Dark brown glaze with irregular specks and stippling showing lighter underglaze. Curved surface with four corners being the highest points. Bit of white material stuck to one of the feet.<br />
F - Small Ceramic Bowl - Ridged surface that curves outw
Theaster Gates
Little Box for Starving Artists
2013
Museum Purchase made possible by Joseph and Annette Allen
2014/2.1
This small sculpture consists of a black rectangular base with spools on it, all spray painted black. A red wooden pole is sticking out of the center of the base and is holding up a thin red platform, with additional spools and a bright red ball on top. Multiple rubber belts are threaded among the spools on both the red and black elements.
Gordon Newton (American (North American))
Model No. 30183
1984
Gift of H. David Zucca
2013/2.302
A mixed media assemblage consisting of welding goggles, rusted metal, a padlock, and two rusted bells hanging from a chain mounted on a wooden board with screws. The position of the objects, with goggles at the top, makes the assemblage look vaguely face-like.
George Vargas
Michigan Worker
1985
Gift of the artist
2004/1.153
Can of Campbell&rsquo;s Pepper Pot Soup with Andy Warhol&rsquo;s signature in black felt-tip pen on lower left front of can.
Andy Warhol (American (North American))
Campbell's Soup Can—Pepper Pot
1961 – 1971
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
1988/1.86
Three plastic long-stemmed red roses wrapped in thick transparent polyethylene, tied with twine, ends stapled
Christo (American (North American);Bulgarian (culture or style))
Wrapped Roses
1968
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. J. Robert Willson
1974/2.28
Abstract expressionist painting done on a paper collage that has been cut along the edges of the brushstrokes. Some images visible under the paint: page from pornographic magazine (penis); text: &ldquo;TOY GUNS&rdquo;; reproductions of expressionist painting; close-up of a butterfly from National Geographic-type publication; car.
Charles Clough
Untitled
1983
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
2008/2.226
7-sided frame made of reclaimed wood moulding and slats nailed together and backed with strips of green felt, possibly from a pool table. Gold wire traces the wood frame, and is accented with a fuzz ball or googly eye at each corner. A toy car is placed on the gold wire &ldquo;track&rdquo; at bottom center; car racing flag stickers attached to the frame in a couple places. Three pieces of thread are strung horizontally across the frame, a &ldquo;spider web&rdquo; attached to top two lines with puffy paint. A wood (?) cutout of a smiling joker mouth hung from web by wire.
Martin Johnson
Do yu Get it
1996
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
2008/2.235
This print shows a blue, black and white form printed on transparent plastic.  The form is roughly ball-shaped, looking like a piece of crumpled paper.  There are faint traces of text in the middle of the form and towards the left side.
John A. Chamberlain (American (North American))
Untitled
1973
Gift of Mr. Robert Rauschenberg
1976/2.106

Robert Rauschenberg (American (North American))
Flirt
1979
Gift of Dr. & Mrs. J. Robert Willson
1983/1.137
In this montage of a print, photographs and swaths of dark ink in varying thicknesses are layered over each other. In the lower left there are three overlapping rings, elsewhere there are figures.
Robert Rauschenberg (American (North American))
Prize
1964
Museum Purchase
1974/1.256
This piece is a collage with metal strips, a crushed can, a profile painting of a face on top of stencilled letters, numbers, and dollar sign.
George Vargas
Michael
1988
Gift of the artist
2004/1.154
“BURRILL” 2x4” wood beam resting on two 2x4” cut into squares and placed at either end of the beam; signed on top “Richard Nonas Jan 1974.”
Richard Nonas
Stopped Bar Series, Two Up
1974
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
2008/2.248A-C
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