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A street scene. There is a man playing the flute and a sailor standing. There is a man in a suit behind him, next to a trash can. There is litter all over the ground.
Ken Heyman
Sailor Watching Man Play Flute on Street, NYC
1962 – 1973
2013/2.358
The figure is kneeling musician on lotus seat, made of separately carved petals. Below the seat, there is a base, which consists of two lotus-shaped half-sphere, connected up-side-down. The head has two buns, elongated ears, simplified facial parts; the figure wears a pink robe with wide sleeves, holding a sort of instrument with hands.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Celestial Musician (Japanese, Hiten; Sanskrit, Apsara)
670 – 700
Gift of John J. Schloss
1999/2.14

Brian Eno
Oblique Strategies: One Hundred Worthwhile Dilemmas, The Peter Norton Family Christmas Project 1996
1996
Gift of the Peter Norton Family Foundation
1996/1.79
A man with and a moustache and scraggly hair visible under a cap sits facing the viewer, a cello cradled between his arms. The lower portion of both the figure and the musical instrument are only summarily indicated; the background consists of passages of rapidly drawn parallel lines.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
Becquet, one of the "Sixteen Etchings," or the "Thames Set"
1859
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.340
This photolithographic print in pink, red, orange and yellow is made of four main parts. A series of patterns from stripes at the top to small to tiny polka dots at the bottom make up the background. The stripes are in all the colors of the print, where the dots are only in orange and red. At the top left, there are a series of fragments of geometric scenes. In the bottom left, in orange, red and yellow, there is a bird, likely a parakeet. Then to the right at the bottom, there are two photographs of white men. On the right, there is a photograph of an older man with one pair of prescription glasses on and a pair of sunglasses resting on his forehead with the text below that reads: "<em>Stravinsky: Restoration and adaptation</em> / librettos ('Moses und Aron,' 'Die Glückliche Hand,' 'Die Jacobsleiter,' 'Les Noces,' 'Renard'). / 9. Each of us worked with concreteness of sound, unlike the last Webern where choice of sound seems to be a final stage." On the left, there is a man in three-quarter view with sholder
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi (British (modern))
Cary Grant as a male war bride
1965 – 1970
Gift of Professor Diane M. Kirkpatrick
2000/2.14.8
This is an abstract face of a figure looking to the right. The head is divided into compartments of varying textures by several straight lines. There are piano keys are on the left side of the head, and a cigarette at top left.&nbsp;
Sargent Claude Johnson (American (North American))
Lenox Avenue
1938
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
1943.63

Carlo Bononi (Italian (culture or style))
Allegory of Ancient and Modern Poetry
1590 – 1632
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2013/2.527

Marc Chagall (Belorussian (culture or style))
Musical Clown
1957
Gift of the Marvin Felheim Collection
1983/1.248
Several thin coats of blue-gray acrylic paint have been applied to primed linen canvas whose weave was altered by removing threads at more or less regular intervals. She then carefully sanded down the paint to highlight the new texture and make &ldquo;visible the life within the linen material.&rdquo; (artist&rsquo;s statement (2009), http://www.eddarenouf.com/Statement.html)
Edda Renouf
Continuous
1976
2008/2.255
Photolithographic print with a large black rectangle, almost centered top to bottom, with a grid of small colorful square scenes and accompanying text. To the bottom left there are four segments of the grid missing with a larger white rectange with black on the interior. Inside the rectangle there is a circle with an abstracted image of a triangular object. The images of the grid are, for the most part, cartoon characters with accompanying alphabetical letters.
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi (British (modern))
The Impossible Dream...It's all the same
1965 – 1970
Gift of Professor Diane M. Kirkpatrick
2000/2.14.12
<p>Interior composition with male and female dancers positioned at center with seated female at lower left, standing male on crutches at right and a group of birds in the leftmost background.</p>
Max Beckmann (German (culture or style))
Begin the Beguine
1946
1948/1.103
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