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Farm-Laundry-by-Fisher.jpg
Painting of gray houses with colorful shirts and linens on a clothesline alongside a dirt path. Signed bottom right.Irene Fisher (1921-2004) studied art at Northwestern University, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the North Shore Art League. She…

Fusion-I-by-Morris-Barazani.jpg
Abstract oil painting in yellow and orange. Signed bottom right.Modernist abstract painter Morris Barazani (1924-2015) moved to Chicago in the 1950s to join the Chicago Bauhaus movement at the Institute of Design where he worked with Laszlo Maholy…

Gideon-and-Auerbach.jpg
Long, narrow, vertical wall tapestry in browns, beige, and gray, depicting used artist's paintbrushes. In background top "Carte Postale.” This piece is number 8 of an edition of 16 tapestries woven in Belgium on Jacquard looms. Alan Magee began…

Harms-House-by-Paprocki-1.jpg
Oil painting depicts the house owned by Henry Harms, the founder of Skokie in 1854. The 1869 farmhouse, built of hand-made brick, is shown with a porch and tall trees covered with colorful autumn leaves. This painting was commissioned by the Skokie…

Horse-Racing-by-Neiman.jpg
Cast in bronze, this three-piece suite of sculptures includes: “Pulling Up,” a jockey on a horse in mid-stride; “Male Jockey,” a male jockey standing with hand on right hip; and “Female Jockey,” a standing female jockey. This suite is part 91 of an…

I-Touched-by-Milam.jpg
Surreal painting of a series of wood doors in an open, barren landscape with cracked and dry ground and a green sky with a moon. There is a figure on the right side in the distant background.This painting is located on the north wall in the Computer…

Iron-Mountain-Carl-Schwartz.jpg
Abstract acrylic painting in red, turquoise, blue, orange, black, and brown with rectangular shapes in the center.Originally from Detroit, Carl E. Schwartz (1935-2014) studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the University of Chicago. He taught…

Jungle-Library-by-Hall.jpg
Whimsical painting depicting animals, trees, and books painted in bright, vibrant colors. Signed bottom left. On original plaque: Norris HallJungle Library1991 The painting was purchased for Skokie Public Library’s 50th Anniversary with support from…

Kaddish-II-by-Colombik.jpg
Cast aluminum sculpture. Silver-colored and long, with a central pyramid and two irregular horizontal branches. Undated.Roger Colombik graduated from Niles North High School in 1979 and studied art at Southern Illinois University and was a student of…

Petrified-Journey-by-Sobeck.jpg
Abstract acrylic painting in gray and white in the upper portion in a wave effect. Red, orange, and blue wavy pattern in the lower left. Signed on the bottom right, “Tuna 1 May 1977.” Gift in memory of James O. Burke, Andy Frain, and John R. Sobeck.…
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