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Game-of-Chance.jpg
This poster comprises images of the 56 different artist-made playing cards that were exhibited at Printworks Gallery in Chicago to benefit “Y-Me National Breast Cancer Organization,” a national charity based in Chicago at the time. The participating…

Jeweled-Winter-Forest-Aubin.jpg
Abstract acrylic painting with white swirls and shapes of orange, blue, and yellow. Signed bottom right. UndatedBarbara Aubin (1928-2014) was born in Chicago and studied Art Education at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Until her…

Abstract-by-Kwok-Wai-Lau.jpg
Abstract oil painting with cubes, squares, and geometric shapes at the center of the image in colors of red, blue, black, and ochre. Different shades of yellow as background. Signed bottom right, "Lau."Originally from Hong Kong, Kwok Wai Lau studied…

Bookmans-Bestiary-by-Barron.jpg
Signed facsimile print of a poem by Susan Barron in the form of an illuminated English alphabet. The poem interweaves animal names with parts of books, as in, Cats glare atGiraffes with their dust covered knees. Folios ofElephants and gatherings…

Canterbury-Tales-1.jpg
An authorized full-color, full-size facsimile of the Ellesmere Chaucer, a beautifully illustrated edition of Geoffrey Chaucer’s book, The Canterbury Tales.On original plaque: The Canterbury TalesbyGeoffrey ChaucerThe New Ellesmere Chaucer…

Carousel-by-Neiman.jpg
Painted in 1959, this early work of world-renowned artist LeRoy Neiman depicts horses in different positions on a carousel painted with broad brush strokes in many colors. It was donated to the Library in 1978 by a couple who visited and appreciated…

Chicago-River-by-Rubin.jpg
Painting of the Chicago River with a bridge in the foreground and buildings in the background. Undated.Hilda Rubin Pierce was born in Vienna, Austria in 1923, but left for England in 1938, when Hitler took over Austria. She later moved to Chicago and…

Continued-Dialog-by-Gall.jpg
Circular form wall sculpture in silver and gold-colored metals. At the right edge is the profile of an abstracted head with an open mouth. Five gold-tone beads appear to come from the mouth.On original plaque: Ted GallContinued DialogPlate aluminum…

Energy-by-John-Sobeck.jpg
Abstract color wash with gray, yellow, purple, orange, and black. The square painting hung at a 90-degree angle. Noted on verso: "Zero One Two" and "1/1976".On original plaque: TunaENERGYacrylic on canvasGift of the Familyin memory of Dr. Romuald…

Sea-God-1.jpg
Painted steel sculpture of a yellow figure with curved, extended fins and tail with red horns holding a black and yellow fish. Installed on a steel post. Undated. Artist unknown.This artwork is not currently on display.
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