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This piece rests in a wooden frame and consists of three photographs assembled in a cubist-like way. The photographs show the interior of the University of Michigan's Duderstadt Center. Honey comb-like laser cut transparencies seem to hang from the ceiling and black CAD drawings, and a small red triangle appears on the left side of work.The artist and another man are shown in the lower right corner looking at these decorative additions to the building. 
Sam Gilliam (American (North American))
A. Media Center
1996 – 2008
Transfer from the University of Michigan Art, Architecture and Engineering Libraries

French (French (culture or style))
Head of a Bearded Man with a Wreath
17th century
Museum Purchase

Sam Gilliam (American (North American))
Footprint to Perforated Volume
Transfer from the University of Michigan Art, Architecture and Engineering Libraries
This drawing has sketches of women on both sides of the paper. The front (recto) image shows a seated woman with her hands in her lap and she faces forward. The reverse (verso) side shows another seated woman and also sketches of clothing. On the front, the artist has signed (l.r.) "R Dufy" in pencil.
Raoul Dufy (French (culture or style))
Studies of Seated Women
1905 – 1915
Gift of Gilbert Frimet
A wood carving of a woman holding an apple over her head.
Andre Dimanche
Eve with Apple
20th century
Gift of Dr. James L. Curtis

Seymour Lipton (American (North American))
Gift of Carol Lipton Goyette
Three prints mounted on paper with black backgrounds. Each print shows a large outline of the floor plan of the Duderstadt center filled with swatches of color over which is laid a grid of small outline floor plans of the Duderstadt center in black, looking like mishapen black polka dots.
Sam Gilliam (American (North American))
C. Color Study
1996 – 2008
Transfer from the University of Michigan Art, Architecture and Engineering Libraries
Drawing in pencil and gouache of four triangles. The four along the top alternate orientation, point ing down then up. They are  colored in yellow, lavender, and green. Along the bottom are small pencil sketches of triangular forms and two more painted triangles in darker shades of green, purple, and gold. The artist has signed and titled the work on the left side. On the verso is an inscription R 11-17.
Bridget Riley (British (modern))
Interlacing Triangles
Gift of the Marvin Felheim Collection

Robert Motherwell (American (North American))
Open Study in Blue
Gift of Herbert Barrows
The largest and most central image is of a man wearing a beret, neck tie, and smock. He is turned slightly to his right, and writes with a quill using his left hand while holding a smoking cigarette in his right. He looks up at the viewer. Most of his clothes and his writing surface are only suggested by broad areas of aquatint and stopped-out blank spaces. Behind him and much smaller, are images of, clockwise from left: two clowns, two women, and a ship. The left and bottom of the sheet are left blank.
Édouard Manet (French (culture or style))
Théodore de Banville tourné à gauche (Second plate)
Museum Purchase
This study for an abstract but figural sculpture shows a creature on the left of the print with four legs and a large crescent shape body leaning in from the left to the center of the print. From the middle of the crescent emerges a tongue-like crescent in gold. 
Theodore Roszak
Study for Sculpture: Sea Sentinel
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
This is a series of seven photos depicting a variety of hanging forms in an array of colors and black.  In some cases, paper in various colors is layered on top of the photos
Sam Gilliam (American (North American))
D. Volume Study
1996 – 2008
Transfer from the University of Michigan Art, Architecture and Engineering Libraries
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