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F16 Coursey - ENGLISH 125 - Writing and Academic Inquiry

Satire and Composition

Elliott Erwitt
Coke Machine and Missile, Alabama, U.S.A., from "Recent Developments"
1974
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Lawrence and Carol Zicklin
1987/1.175.2
Elliott Erwitt
Cats & Dogs, Alabama, U.S.A., from "Recent Developments"
1975
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Lawrence and Carol Zicklin
1987/1.175.4
This ink drawing on paper has a black wash ground, with two figures drawn in opaque black ink. On the right, a comic figure, in only boxers and a pointed hat, dances. His right leg has been kicked through a television set that he holds with his right hand. Scissors fall from his left hand towards what looks like a two-slot toaster on the ground. A black, horned beast lurks in the background, holding a phone overhead that has two earpieces, attached together with no cradle.  In the background, a headstone-shaped form silhouettes the dancing figure.<br /><br />
The drawing is signed and dated in ink (l.l.) "KOSTABI 1984".
Mark Kostabi
As Long as I Don't Have to Get Up Before 11:00
1984
ink | paper
The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the Nation Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services
2008/2.240
This is a line drawing done in colors of red, orange, blue, yellow, brown and green, on white paper. In the top center portion of the sheet are the words, "A LIE". Below this are forms that resemble an egg, a slice of bacon, a piece of bread with a pat of yellow butter. Below these forms are some round shapes, labeled "flakes", a bowl and a carton of milk, labeled "milk".
Jean-Michel Basquiat
A Lie
1981
colored crayons | paper
Gift of Arthur Cohen in honor of Ben and Yetta Cohen
1985/2.18
James Gillray
The Generae of Patriotism: or The Bloomsbury Farmer Planting Bedfordshire Whear
1796
hand-colored etching and aquatint | paper
Museum Purchase
1976/2.138
George Grosz
Religion of the Sword
1924 – 1927
ink | paper
Gift of Helmut Stern
1991/2.76
Elliott Erwitt
Las Vegas, from "Master Prints Volume I"
1957
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Sobel
1987/1.194.6
This print has three main images all printed in a monochromatic grey. At the top is an image of a man, in a tweed coat and fur hat, polishing a motorcycle. The scene is from a pier. The sign says "GANGWAY 1," with the ocean and the Statue of Liberty in the background. The central image is a detail of the face of the Statue of Liberty, with a small boy visible in her crown. The bottom image is more abstracted shapes from a dot-matrix image.
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi
Fifty Nine Varieties of Paradise
1965 – 1970
photolithograph | paper
Gift of Professor Diane M. Kirkpatrick
2000/2.14.31
This photolithographic print in shades of blue and rusty red is separated into three main registers. There are three television screens at the top, each with a different image: from left to right, a woman putting on her earrings as a man looks on, an American football game, and an image of a man in a suit from the chest up with the text Dr. Walter W. Heller. Below these images, there is a register with a grid of squares within squares with two large rectangular boundries; at the far right, two larger squares are stacked vertically. The bottom register of images shows a contemporary domestic kitchen, the colors of which are transected in two places, and, in the foreground, an oversized image of a female hand holding a sandwich and a fork with salad attached.
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi
Calling Radio Free America
1965 – 1970
photolithograph | paper
Gift of Professor Diane M. Kirkpatrick
2000/2.14.5
This color screenprint is separated into two main parts. At the top is a frame made out of unwrapped candy and wrapped candy bars with an image of a man flexing his arm, while a bikini-clad woman peeks from behind the bicep in the frame. The bottom half of the image has two blue and red stars, one on top of the other at the right, and a television to the left. The television has a handle at the top, with an arm coming from the upper candy-frame to hold the handle, and on the screen is a large moth on a red background.
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi
Llalla Pallozza...Image fades but memory lingers on
1965 – 1970
screenprint | paper
Gift of Professor Diane M. Kirkpatrick
2000/2.14.23
This print is a colorful image of a sink filled with green water. At the center, there is a miniature boat that floats in the water. On the counter-space of the sink at the back, there sits various toiletries such as mouthwash, perfume, toothbrushes, and a razor. Almost out of the frame, a red washcloth hangs off the left edge of the sink. The print is signed (l.r.) "Doug Webb" and numbered (l.l.) "AP 24/75" in pencil.
Doug Webb
Urban Daydream II
1985
screenprint | paper
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick
2005/1.415
Three women in dresses sit side by side in an interior space. There are three men standing in the background on the left side.
George Wesley Bellows
Three Girls
1921
lithograph | paper
Museum Purchase
1965/2.8

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