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Zen-Bench.jpg
The Zen Bench is constructed of granite and redwood in the style of traditional Japanese carpentry and the joints are clearly visible in a celebration of structure. The redwood base is notched and fitted, and the top is solid granite — two-thirds…

Jeweled-Winter-Forest-Aubin.jpg
CURRENTLY NOT ON DISPLAY. Find out more about the Skokie Public Library Renovation. Abstract acrylic painting with white swirls and shapes of orange, blue, and yellow. Signed bottom right. On plaque: "Barbara Aubin/A JEWELED WINTER FOREST/Gift of…

Swans-by-Balter-1.jpg
Sculpture of a continuous curved piece of polished and burnished stainless steel with double loop effect reminiscent of swimming swans. The piece was commissioned specifically for placement in the Water Court on the Library’s First Floor. Weighing…

Fusion-I-by-Morris-Barazani.jpg
CURRENTLY NOT ON DISPLAY. Find out more about the Skokie Public Library Renovation. Abstract oil painting in yellow and orange. Signed bottom right. On plaque: "Morris Barazani/Fusion I/De Paul '68/Gift of Vincent Warther" Modernist abstract painter…

Untitled-by-Joanne-E-Baumann.jpg
Drawing of amorphous tall shapes with arched tops with spiked projections. Within the shapes are circular, squiggle, bullet, and star shapes. On plaque: “Joanne E. Baumann/Untitled/Gift of Joanne E. Baumann”

Solitude-Gerda-M-Bernstein.jpg
CURRENTLY NOT ON DISPLAY. Find out more about the Skokie Public Library Renovation. Painting of an amorphous head and body in ocher on left edge on off-white background. Signed bottom right "G. Bernstein".As a child, Gerda Meyer Bernstein was a…

Canterbury-Tales-1.jpg
CURRENTLY NOT ON DISPLAY. Find out more about the Skokie Public Library Renovation. An authorized full-color, full-size facsimile of the Ellesmere Chaucer, a beautifully illustrated edition of Geoffrey Chaucer’s book, The Canterbury Tales. On plaque:…

Primitive-Woman-by-Corley.jpg
Cast steel and bronze sculpture of a woman with a shield and spear. On plaque:Presented ToThe Skokie LibraryBy Skokie Art GuildPrimitive WomanSculptor--E. Corley1967 The sculpture was given to the Skokie Public Library as a gift from the Skokie Art…

Vietam-Peace-Suite-Peace.jpg
Salvador Dalí’s “Vietnam Peace Suite” comprises four colored lithographs, produced in 1973 to celebrate the conclusion of the war in Vietnam.From left to right, “Warrior’s Dream,” depicts horses with riders against a blue sky; “Peace at Last” depicts…

Farm-Laundry-by-Fisher.jpg
CURRENTLY NOT ON DISPLAY. Find out more about the Skokie Public Library Renovation. Painting of gray houses with colorful shirts and towels on clothes line in front by a dirt path. Signed bottom right.Irene Fisher (1921-2004) studied art at…
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