F22 Ballinger - HISTORY 497 - Making the Modern Mediterranean

A photograph of a female head made of pasta and marinara sauce printed on a porcelain plate. On verso, the plate is numbered "39;" it is labeled part of "The Peter Norton Family Christmas Project" and dated 1999; the manufacturer is labeled "Made in Bernardaud in Limoges, France;" and, below, it reads "Lead Free Dishwasher Safe."
Vik Muniz
Untitled (Medusa Marinara)
photograph on glazed porcelain
12 ½ in x 12 ½ in x 1 ¼ in (31.75 cm x 31.75 cm x 3.18 cm);12 ½ in x 12 ½ in x 1 ¼ in (31.75 cm x 31.75 cm x 3.18 cm)
Gift of the Peter Norton Family Foundation
At the center of the print are two faceless figures. Located in the corner of room, near a door that is ajar, the one figure is standing barefoot and wearing draped clothing. The second figure sits to the left in cushioned chair; his legs and lower arms (below his elbows) are encased in brick facade; upper arms and body are columns. The seated figure wears a top hat that is outlined in blue and there are blue dots on their bodies. Bricks on the right side of body are brown. The print is signed (l.r.) "G. de Chirico" and numbered (l.l.) "28/100" in pencil.
Giorgio de Chirico
Il ritorno del figliol prodigo
color lithograph | paper
Museum Purchase
This photograph depicts a wide, ariel view of a city situated on thin strips of land with wide canals running between them. On the central island is a large white church and a wharf with a docked fleet of boats.
Carlo Ponti
Panorama del Campanile di S. Marco verso S. Maria della Salute (Sud-Ouest)
1860 – 1870
albumen print | paper
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. B. Becker
This photograph depicts a view of an empty piazza and a cathedral and tower at the far end. The image is framed by the shadowed form of an arched doorway.
Carlo Ponti
St. Mark's Cathedral and Tower, Venice
1855 – 1880
albumen print | paper
Gift of Howard and Margaret Bond
Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Views of Rome. 56. The Arch of Constantine
etching | paper
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
This photograph depicts an ancient olive tree surrounded by rocks and a stone wall.
Marilyn Bridges
Ancient Olive Tree, Andriake
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
This photograph depicts an aerial view of an ancient temple surrounded by trees.
Marilyn Bridges
Priene, Temple of Athena, Turkey
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
Mignonette Yin Cheng
Florence, Italy
watercolor and collage | paper
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
Ruth Weisberg
color etching | BFK Rives paper
Gift of Edward E. Smith
Alphonse Mucha
Monaco, Monte-Carlo
color lithograph | paper
Museum Purchase
Robert Motherwell
lithograph and screen print in colors on paper
36 1/2 x 31 1/2 in. (92.7 x 80 cm)
Gift of Gilbert M. Frimet
Theodoros Stamos
Delphic Sun Box
1965 – 1967
sreenprint | paper
Gift of the Marvin Felheim Collection


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