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This image is one of twelve photographs from Brassaï's <em>Transmutations</em> portfolio. In this photograph, Brassaï has drawn on a negative of a female figure using the cliché-verre process. The resulting image portrays a female nude partially abstracted into geometric shapes.
Brassaï (French (culture or style))
Carnival
1934 – 1967
Museum Purchase
1971/2.150.12
This image is one of twelve photographs from Brassaï's <em>Transmutations</em> portfolio. In this photograph, Brassaï has drawn on a negative of a female figure using the cliché-verre process. The resulting image portrays a female nude partially abstracted into geometric shapes.
Brassaï (French (culture or style))
Odalisque
1934 – 1967
Museum Purchase
1971/2.150.3

Helmut Weitz
Bleeding Skull
20th century
Museum Purchase
1960/2.91

Adolph Gottlieb (American (North American))
Green Ground - Blue Disc
1966
Museum Purchase
1968/2.1

Fritz Ruoff
Untitled
1906 – 1969
Museum Purchase
1969/1.110

Robyn Denny
Suite 66-X, from Suite 66
1966
Gift of Herbert and Nancy Berhard.
1976/2.94

Stanley William Hayter
Symmetry
1901 – 1976
Gift of Herbert and Nancy Berhard.
1976/2.96

Christo (American (North American);Bulgarian (culture or style))
Projet pour l'emballage de l'Arc de Triomphe
1935 – 1978
Gift of Graham and Marianne Smith
1978/2.43

Dogon (Dogon (culture or style))
Ritual Staff
20th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Irving F. Burton
1975/1.69

Jean Lurçat (French (culture or style))
L'arlequin
1892 – 1966
Bequest of Florence L. Stol
1968/1.91
Black silk leno weave (gauze) fukuro obi; floral medallion patterns woven in lacquered red, gold-coated paper (kinran). and a synthetic turquoise metal-coated paper.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Black silk gauze fukuro obi with large woven floral 'hosoge' medallions
1960 – 1980
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.334
Black pain-weave satin interwoven with silk threads in light purple, rust, coral, maize, chartreuse, red, white, and ultramarine, and metallic threads in three shades of gold.  The hexagonal shapes are definied by a weft of gold-coated paper (kinran) in pale greenish gold; the gold threads used in the medallions are wrapped.  Inside each medallion is a phoenix design among a floral scroll.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Maru obi with woven designs of hexagonal medallions with phoenixes among floral scrolls
1933 – 1966
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.345
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