Art

c.1875
1940 - 1950

Earthenware bowl on a small foot. The surface is glazed matte yellow.

1940 - 1950

Shallow earthenware bowl on a small foot. The surface is glazed orange with light and darker shades of glaze splattered on the interior of the bowl.

1982

This is a round turned wood bowl with a short base made from Mexican cocobolo wood.

1930
c. 1967

Tall soft quilted fabric wall hanging depicting a California theme. It has a solid green palm tree appliqued to a background tie-dyed in green and blue. Four horizontal and two vertical stripes...

2009

This is a template in the shape of an ampersand used by the artist Gyongy Laky in the studio process of building sculptures. The template is made of cardboard that is white on the interior side...

1993

This is a steel cutout used by the artist Carmen Lomas Garza. The object is 16 gauge laser cut steel with black paint powder-coating over the surface. The composition shows nopal cacti with two...

10/26/83

Small lithograph of several pencils in a box and on a table. There are seven pencils of varying length inside the box, and three pencils laying next to the box. The box creates a shadow.

Army in action, Kezar Stadium, San Francisco
1942

This is a watercolor painting on paper that shows a composition of men in military uniforms training in a football stadium. The figures in the foreground are lying on the ground with rifles....

2005

This is an etching on paper that depicts a surreal landscape that is densely packed with architectural ruins and industrial objects.

2008

This is an etching and watercolor on paper that depicts a surreal dessert landscape. The landscape features a lizard (foreground, bottom right), a man's upper torso that is partially...

Tree of Mystery
2009

This is an iris (gicl_e) print of an original graphite drawing; the title is letter pressed with an embossed chop on archival cotton rag paper. The image shows a forest landscape with a large...

1976-1979

This is a portfolio of 40 gelatin silver prints of children from across northern California cities in the late 1970s. The portfolio box is clear acrylic outside case with "Innocents" printed in...

1979-1982
1985

This is a photographic emulsion print on handmade paper in tones of red, black, and white. The composition is divided into three sections. The top section shows ocean waves. The center shows a...

1975-1977

This is a portfolio of twenty-six silver gelatin print selenium toned photographs of California flea markets. The portfolio case is a black fabric covered clamshell box with the title on a clear...

1979-1982
White Imitates Black
2009

This is a lenticular print that shows text on a white background. The text is printed in black with a san serif font in capitol letters. The image (text) of this work changes in relationship to...

1979

This is a lithograph that depicts faces of people partially obscured by triangle shaped frames. The faces are larger at the bottom and progressively become smaller towards the top. The paper has a...

late 19th century to early 20th century

This is a watercolor on paper that shows a grassy plain at sunset. Clouds partially obscure a setting sun that appears just left of center and whose light is reflected in a small area of water...

1862

This is a charcoal drawing on paper of Isaac Wallace Baker in a vintage frame. The image shows a portrait bust of a man in three quarter profile facing left. The man has chin length wavy hair...

Mother Lode Inn
circa 1850

This is a watercolor, gouache, and graphite painting on paper. The composition shows a rural landscape with tall trees and several gable roof buildings connected by dirt roads. A figure leads a...

1993

This is a color soft ground etching with spit bite aquatint on Somerset soft white textured paper. The composition shows figures wearing red vestment-like robes and black hats walking on a...

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