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"Nice knees, "Jeez knees," and "Great gams" are a collection comparing drawn images and photographic images, using the lines and curves of body images to compare and contrast.

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The relief sculpture of a Child-god is a particularly fine example of a ‘sculptor’s model’ or ‘votive object,’ a piece appearing to be a fragment but actually a fully realized object in itself. It is probably Harpokrates, Horus the Child,…

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Abbott has lit the French author and Nobel Prize winner (1947) Andre Gide (1869-1951) so as to highlight the writer's head, face and hands emerging from deep shadow. His look, directly out at the viewer, is equally penetrating and pensive and speaks…

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This is unrelated to the building, now known as the Byrdcliffe Theater, built in 1902-1903. This may be a drawing for a planned playhouse on the grounds of Webster's home near Byrdcliffe, ""Avanti, where the family sometimges staged plays.

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The masks of the Bapende peoples can be classified into two styles, the western, or Kwilu and the eastern, or Kasai style. This mask, or more properly badge, reflects the Kwilu style. It is a smaller version of the crested mbuya initiation mask and…

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signature in pencil

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In this collaborative book the poet Hilda Raz offers words of self-reflection and revelation about the search for meaning and physical mortality, with a sense of resignation and solace in nature. Karen Kunc created a richly tactile frieze of images…

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In this collaborative book the poet Hilda Raz offers words of self-reflection and revelation about the search for meaning and physical mortality, with a sense of resignation and solace in nature. Karen Kunc created a richly tactile frieze of images…

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Exhibit organized by the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University; Curator Nancy E. Green; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin from June 25 to September 19, 2004; Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New…