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

Energy-by-John-Sobeck.jpg
Abstract color wash with gray, yellow, purple, orange, and black. Square painting hung on 90 degree angle. Noted on verso: "Zero One Two" and "1/1976". On plaque: “Tuna/ENERGY/acrylic on canvas/Gift of the Family/in memory of Dr. Romuald…

Please-Let-Me-Live-Slapsys.jpg
Triptych painting dedicated to Jewish children killed in the Holocaust. Left panel depicts foreground of green grass with a dove surrounded by barbed wire with a smoky fire in background against a blue sky. Center panel depicts a child wearing green…

Chess-Game-by-Schwartz.jpg
CURRENTLY NOT ON DISPLAY. Find out more about the Skokie Public Library Renovation. Abstract painting depicting two figures playing chess in turquoise, blue, and ocher. On plaque: "Carl E. Schwartz/THE CHESS GAME/In Memory of Harry and Betty…

Iron-Mountain-Carl-Schwartz.jpg
CURRENTLY NOT ON DISPLAY. Find out more about the Skokie Public Library Renovation. Abstract acrylic painting in red, turquoise, blue, orange, black, and brown with rectangular shapes in the center. On plaque: “Carl Schwartz/IRON MOUNTAIN, MICHIGAN…

Sculptress-by-Schwartz.jpg
Oil painting with overall blue, purple, and yellow geometric shapes in constructivist style. Signed bottom right. On plaque: "Carl Schwartz/SCULPTRESS-KAY HOFFMAN/Gift of Edward and Cecile Fellin". Originally from Detroit, Carl E. Schwartz…

The-Village-Carl-Schwartz.jpg
CURRENTLY NOT ON DISPLAY.Abstract painting depicting of tall buildings, houses and trees in pink, blue and green. Undated. On plaque: "Carl Schwartz/THE VILLAGE: CARL SANDBURG/Gift of Edward and Cecile Fellin" “Sandburg Village” is a neighborhood of…

Garden-by-Barbara-Schlenker.jpg
Oil painting of a colorful flower garden with brown fence rail at bottom left and brick path visible in upper right. Undated. On plaque: "Barbara Schlenker/THE GARDEN/Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Fellin". During the 1960s and early 1970s, Barbara…

Walled-City-by-Hilda-Rubin.jpg
Abstract oil painting depicts houses and church with domes and boats in water in the foreground. Hilda Rubin Pierce was born in Austria in 1922, but left for England in 1938, when Hitler took over. She later moved to Chicago and was described, in a…

Chicago-River-by-Rubin.jpg
CURRENTLY NOT ON DISPLAY. Find out more about the Skokie Public Library Renovation. Painting of the Chicago River with a bridge in the foreground and buildings in the background. On plaque: "Hilda Rubin/Gift of Edward and Cecile Fellin".…
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