14 UMMA Objects
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A large sheet of rough cream colored paper with irregular edges and bits of pulp within the surface. On this sheet is an abstract form in the shape of a life size human body. This form is created by swirling, energetic black lines and fiberous black blots.
Michele Oka Doner (American (North American))
Primal
2008
Given in honor fo former Director James Steward for his contribution to UMMA
2010/2.52
A table with painted metal legs and frame. The top is covered in shells, some gold-painted. A glass top covers the surface of the table.
Michele Oka Doner (American (North American))
Autobiographical Table II
1975 – 1985
Bequest of Gertrude Kasle
2016/2.106
A published book containing text, prints and drawings. The cover is pale blue with a white pattern of a plant. On the title page, the artist dedicated and signed the book in black ink: "April 12, 2007 / given to the University of / Michigan Museum of Art / to recognize the contribution / of James Christen Steward. / Michele Oka Doner".
Michele Oka Doner (American (North American))
Workbook
2004
Gift of the artist
2007/2.77.1

Michele Oka Doner (American (North American))
Untitled
2004
Anonymous gift
2007/2.78
This ceramics sculpture is in the shape of a femur bone. The glazing creates a series of dark cracks and fissures. 
Michele Oka Doner (American (North American))
Femur
1973 – 1983
Gift of Michele Oka and Frederick Doner
1981/2.97

Michele Oka Doner (American (North American))
Intuitive Alphabet
2017
Gift of the artist
2019/2.49
This is a drawing for the installation of a terrazzo floor installation at the Mott Children's Hospital in Michigan. It includes notes and comments by the artist.
Michele Oka Doner (American (North American))
Sketch Drawing for North Elevation at Main Lobby, Mott Children's Hospital
2009
Gift of Michele Oka Doner in honor of Penny Stamps
2012/2.1
White handbound pages enclosed by a waxed tri-fold book cover.
Michele Oka Doner;Sayre Gaydos (American (North American))
What is White
2010
Gift of the artist in honor of Laurence B. Deitch
2016/2.15
A metal table with a skeleton frame and a glass top. The underside of the table top has metal decorations of multiple shapes and figures extending toward the middle.
Michele Oka Doner (American (North American))
Amulets
1985 – 1995
Bequest of Gertrude Kasle
2016/2.107
Large bronze sculpture resembling a headless human figure. The surface texture is very rough with deep voids and coarse patches of metal. The brown patina has a whitish tinge.
Michele Oka Doner (American (North American))
Angry Neptune
2008
Museum purchase made possible by a bequest from Clarence and Ruth Roy, the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund, and the support of the artist
2009/1.466
A large bronze sculpture resembling a headless and armless human figure standing with one foot forward. The surface texture is irregular and rough, with long vertical striations—resembling tree bark—and varied, colored patinas including gold, green, and whiteish gray.
Michele Oka Doner (American (North American))
Strider
2008
Museum purchase made possible by a bequest from Clarence and Ruth Roy, the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund, and the support of the artist
2009/1.468
Large bronze sculpture resembling a headless human figure. The surface texture is very rough with deep voids and coarse patches of metal. The brown patina has areas with a greenish tinge.
Michele Oka Doner (American (North American))
Salacia
2008
Museum purchase made possible by a bequest from Clarence and Ruth Roy, the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund, and the support of the artist
2009/1.467
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