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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…

Abstract-by-Kwok-Wai-Lau.jpg
CURRENTLY NOT ON DISPLAY. Find out more about the Skokie Public Library Renovation. Abstract oil painting with cubes, squares, and geometric shapes at center of image in colors of red, blue, black, and ocher. Different shades of yellow as background.…

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 the 1978 by a couple who visited and…

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".…

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…

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…

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…

Harms-House-by-Paprocki-1.jpg
CURRENTLY NOT ON DISPLAY. Find out more about the Skokie Public Library Renovation. Oil painting depicts the house owned by Henry Harms, the founder of Skokie in 1854. The 1869 farmhouse, built of hand-made bricks, and formerly located near the…

I-Touched-by-Milam.jpg
This painting is currently in storage. 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.

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…
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