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You are free to choose any work from this course-specific collection of surrealist art from UMMA as the subject for your third essay (Visual Analysis).  You can also search through the UMMA Exchange to find a different work to analyze for your paper -- but in this case, please check in with me first about your intentions.

We will spend some time in class Wednesday, Sep. 30 reviewing and discussing some of the works from this collection, so please come to class with specific observations, questions, and/or reflections in mind to contribute to our conversations.


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Machines and El Patterns

Accession Number
1943.1

Title
Machines and El Patterns

Artist(s)
Ida Abelman

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1938

Medium & Support
lithograph on paper

Dimensions
18 ⅛ in x 13 in (46.04 cm x 33.02 cm);18 ⅛ in x 13 in (46.04 cm x 33.02 cm)

Credit Line
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects

Primary Object Classification
Print

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
If you are interested in using an image for a publication, please visit http://umma.umich.edu/request-image for more information and to fill out the online Image Rights and Reproductions Request Form.

Keywords
Surrealism
WPA
abstraction
machine
modern and contemporary art
telephone poles

5 Related Resources

Art of the Works Progress Administration WPA
(Part of 16 Learning Collections)
Visual Forms of the Avant Garde - a survey
(Part of 3 Learning Collections)
WPA Woman Artists
(Part of 17 Learning Collections)
PAST - W.P.A. Works  
(Part of: FFW Lower Level Study Cases     )

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