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
Wall sculpture created from wood, irregularly shaped metal objects, and found objects&mdash;including steel rods, ratcheted discs and a paintbrush.
Frank Stella (American (North American))
Playskool Gym, from the Playskool series
1983
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1989/2.1
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
Abstract wall sculpture constructed of transparency film, cinefoil, paper, pencil shavings, recycled industrial components, acrylic paint, ink, charcoal and wire on wire mesh.
Dana Melamed
Engine 3.2
2012
Gift of the artist, Dana Melamed
2014/1.585
Abstract wall sculpture constructed of transparency film, cinefoil, paper, pencil shavings, recycled industrial components, acrylic paint, ink, charcoal and wire constructed over metal mesh.
Dana Melamed
Engine 3.1
2012
Gift of the artist, Dana Melamed
2014/1.584
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
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
A "Norton Abrasives" wooden crate is filled with empty rusted gallon paint containers with dried paint inside. A cracked rearview mirror is attached to one side and an American flag is smushed into one side of the box. A small toy platypus sits inside one of the paint cans, although the platypus is moveable; instructions to museum state that museum staff can place platypus where they please.
Tyree Guyton (American (North American))
Untitled (Paint Cans)
1980 – 2010
Gift of H. David Zucca
2013/2.310
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
“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
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
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
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