9 UMMA Objects
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Two tall, rectangular intersecting planes, one black and one white, create the appearance of a tall, minimal structure. Vertical lines of black and white add to the structure, which at its base projects slightly into a rough square shape that seems to delineate a kind of ground or base. The space around the structure is ochre.
László Moholy-Nagy (American (North American))
Construction (Konstruktion)
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
Night view of New York City skyscrapers seen from above.
Berenice Abbott (American (North American))
New York at Night
Museum purchase made possible by a gift from Helmut Stern and the Jean Paul Slusser Memorial Fund
A two point perspective lithograph print depicting a high-rise building in New York.
Emilio Sanchez
New York on a Sunny Day
Gift of the Emilio Sanchez Foundation
A photograph of the Holland House in New York City. Below the building is a wintery street; silhouetted pedestrians and carriages travel in front of the large hotel.
Alvin Langdon Coburn (British (modern))
The Holland House
Gift of the Marvin Felheim Collection
View down at 7th Avenue, looking north, from the 46-story Nelson Tower at 450 Seventh Avenue.
Berenice Abbott (American (North American))
Seventh Avenue Looking North from 35th Street, Manhattan
1935 – 1939
Gift of Ellen and William Kahn
This colorful watercolor shows a crowded cityscape with streets appearing in consecutive horizontal bands, each with buildings or specific types of vehicles. High-rise buildings in the background and various smaller buildings, trains, and cars move along the streets in front. Clothes-lines hang between the buildings in the background. A yellow train passes in the foreground. The artists name appears on a white vehicle near the bottom left.
Vernon Jirgins
1950 – 1960
Gift of The Daniel and Harriet Fusfeld Folk Art Collection
Elevated view of traffic on an urban street. 
Karl Struss (American (North American))
Mercedes Autobus, Fifth Avenue and 38th Street, New York
Gift of the artist
A sunset cityscape view with the sun right above the high-rise buiildings in New York City.
Emilio Sanchez
Nueva York
1972 – 1982
Gift of the Emilio Sanchez Foundation
Photograph depicts scene of downtown Saint Louis with a small part of the famous Gateway Arch visible just right of the center of the image.
Joel Meyerowitz (American (North American))
Downtown Saint Louis
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80