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Monsters

This pink and tan print has a large photo of a teddy bear cake at the center, surrounded by abstract forms.
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi
Animals as Aliens
1965 - 1970
photolithograph | paper
Gift of Professor Diane M. Kirkpatrick
2000/2.14.20
Two figures are seen riding through the water in the foreground; the woman is nude save for an elaborate headdress, the man holds a tortoise shell as a shield and has an antler-like object on his head and has a serpent-like body which supports the woman. Behind is a minutely described landsape with walled town, castle, and along the opposite bank o the water, nude females swimming and a man running in alarm to the water's edge.
Albrecht Dürer
The Sea Monster
1493 – 1503
engraving | paper
Museum Purchase
1956/1.74
George Grosz
Religion of the Sword
1924 - 1927
ink | paper
Gift of Helmut Stern
1991/2.76
This decorative image is organized along a vertical axis wtih fanciful creatures, grotesque heads, depictions of carved gems and harpies.
Agostino dei Musi
Upright Ornament with Bull and Satyrs
1515 – 1525
engraving | paper
Museum Purchase
1960/2.133
This photograph depicts a view of a snowy street at night.  Meandering in opposites directions, a man and woman are walking their dogs.
Alen MacWeeney
Nightwalkers, Dublin, Ireland
1965 - 1966
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Carl W. Melcher
1981/2.168.6
Heinrich Aldegrever
Devils Taking the Rich Man to Hell, No. 4 from the Series of 5 Prints "Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus"
1554
engraving | paper
Museum Purchase
1952/1.87
A photograph of a couple wearing 3-D glasses and kissing inside of a movie theater. 
Weegee
Lovers, Palace Theater, New York City
1945
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH
2013/2.187
Heinrich Aldegrever
The Labors of Hercules: Centaurs and Hippodamia (one of the set of 13 prints)
1550
engraving | paper
Museum Purchase
1956/1.70
This photolithographic print in neon blue, purple and pink has a variety of scenes. At the top left is an image of an orangutan dressed up as a human pilot and holding a in-flight magazine. Right below this are two copies of the same image of a woman's headshot with small illegible text at the bottom right; the right image is slightly blurred. To the right of these scenes, at the top is a Mondrian-type image and below it are a series of circuits. At the bottom, there is a photograph of two small children playing with blow-up toys in a blow-up swimming pool. 
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi
Transparent Creatures Hunting New Victims
1965 - 1970
photolithograph | paper
Gift of Professor Diane M. Kirkpatrick
2000/2.14.1
Heinrich Aldegrever
The Labors of Hercules: The Lernean Hydra (one of the set of 13 prints)
1550
engraving | paper
Museum Purchase
1956/1.64
This monochromatic photolithograph has a large image on the lower portion of the page and text at the top. Below, the scene has a satyr writing a motorcycle at the center. He is chasing a nude woman off, who runs off the right side of the image. Above, the text reads, "HOW TO SPEND TIME IN HOLLYWOOD / ADD HOLYWOOD IDOCY: STUDIOS DOCK A 522 _ A _ WEEK WORKER WHO IS ILL, YET PAY AN AUTHOR $18,000 TO SIT AROUND AND KNIT A SCARF", etc.
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi
How to spend time in Hollywood
1965 - 1970
photolithograph | paper
Gift of Professor Diane M. Kirkpatrick
2000/2.14.36
This black and white print depicts an animated and detailed scene of nude figures and mythical beasts on the surface of the sea.Two men, with seaweed hair and riding half horse/half fish creatures, strike out at each other. A man and a woman ride a beast with a scaly body and the head of a fierce dog. In the background, a man holding a trident stands with his back to the viewer. Action and motion are expressed with billowing drapery, flowing hair and moving waves. The wide mouthed expressions of the figures and animals suggest yelling and noise in this chaotic scene. Among the many details depicted by the artist is a plaque held by the woman that has his initials.
Daniel Hopfer
Battle of the Sea Gods
1500 – 1532
etching on iron | medium, slightly textured light beige laid paper
Museum Purchase
1996/2.1

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American Orientalist art at the turn of the 20th century
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197 Collection Object Sources

The Sea Monster (1956/1.74)
Animals as Aliens (2000/2.14.20)
Cucumber Night Cream (2000/2.14.27)
Tomb Guardian (2004/2.132.1)
Bleeding Skull (1960/2.91)
Red Devil Bird (2002/1.211)
Bedtime Story (2009/1.484)
Ah Puch (1958/1.102)
Beasts at Night (1964/2.28)
A Murder (2007/2.110)
Proverbios (2008/1.153.4)
Apollyon (1954/1.209)
The Underworld (1981/2.176)
Underworld (1981/2.177)
Bravo! (Brabismo) (2008/1.152.38)
You will not escape (2008/1.152.72)
The Operation (1965/2.16)
Unknown (1949/1.144H)
No Heroes Developed (2000/2.14.39)
Michigan Worker (2004/1.153)
Rhabdomancie (1947/2.16)
Manikin (1948/1.352)
Art (1997/2.23)
Men's Fashions (1974/1.107)
In Prison (2000/2.224)
Femme au Vase (1968/1.88)
Solicitations (1943.141)
Carlos the Jackal (2015/2.153)
Colonisation (2015/2.48)
Self Portrait (2016/2.11)
Ku Kluxers (1943.73)
A Dream (1970/1.188)
Juggler (1951/2.62)
The Crowd (2013/2.250)
Wasted Youth I (1999/1.85)
Wasted Youth II (1999/1.86)
Untitled (2013/2.155)
Untitled (1989/1.74.11)
Untitled (1989/1.74.6)
Untitled (4) (1978/1.174)
Untitled (2013/2.159)
Untitled (2014/2.168)
Loiza (1983/1.276)
The Sea Monster (1970/1.184)
Ornament (1960/2.26)
Ueno Zoo (2017/2.71)
Madchenphantasie (2016/2.350)
Power Figure (2005/1.229)
Power Figure (2005/1.214)
Untitled (1986/2.7)
Untitled (1986/2.8)

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