The
Renaissance
Society

at The University of Chicago
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But...is it Art?

October 16 – November 12, 1960

 
 
Jean Arp
Construction
Wood relief
Courtesy of Collection Mrs. Ruth Culberg
 
Enrico Baj
Person with Decorated Nose
Oil and cloth
Courtesy of Collection Mr. and Mrs. Edwin A. Bergman
 
Harry Bouras
The City
Found objects and cement
Courtesy of Collection Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Randall Shapiro
 
Alberto Burri
Strappo 1952
Burlap
Courtesy of Collection Mrs. Albert Newman
 
George Cohen
Limbus
Collage; mirrors, rope, and painting
Courtesy of Collection Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Randall Shapiro
 
George Cohen
Game Preserve
Construction in combined materials
Courtesy of Richard Feigen Gallery
 
Joseph Cornell
Hotel de l'Etoile
Box construction
Courtesy of Collection Mr. and Mrs. Edwin A. Bergman
 
Joseph Cornell
Soap Bubbles
Box construction
Courtesy of Collection Mr. and Mrs. Edwin A. Bergman
 
Joseph Cornell
Medici Prince
Box construction
Courtesy of Collection Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Randall Shapiro
 
Jean Dubuffet
Man in the Fedora
Cement and plaster
Courtesy of Collection Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Randall Shapiro
 
Jean Dubuffet
Mother and Child
Slag sculpture
Courtesy of Collection Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Randall Shapiro
 
Max Ernst
Sun and Sea
Collage: oil and wallpaper
Courtesy of Collection Mr. and Mrs. Edwin A. Bergman
 
Jasper Johns
Gray Drawer 1957
Painting and construction
Courtesy of Collection Dr. and Mrs. Ernest B. Zeisler
 
Rene Magritte
Enough to Drive a Man to Drink
Oil on wine bottle
Courtesy of Collection Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Randall Shapiro
 
Manolo Millares
Cuadro
Canvas and oil
Courtesy of Collection Mr. and Mrs. Harold X. Weinstein
 
Manolo Millares
Tableaux
Canvas, oil and string
Courtesy of Collection Dr. Arthur S. Neumann
 
Joan Miro
Hommes, Femmes, et Taurau 1935
Oil on sandpaper with feathers
Courtesy of Collection Mr. and Mrs. Harold X. Weinstein
 
Joan Miro
Object
Wood, metal, and bone construction
Courtesy of Richard Feigen Gallery
 
Louise Nevelson
Animal Forms
Wood construction
Courtesy of Devorah Sherman Gallery
 
Frances Picabia
Woman with Matches 1920
Matchsticks and oil
Courtesy of Collection Mr. and Mrs. Edwin A. Bergman
 
Robert Rauschenberg
Talisman 1958
Painting and found objects
Courtesy of Collection Mr. and Mrs. Arnold H. Maremont
 
Robert Rauschenberg
Satellite 1953
Painting and found objects
Courtesy of Collection Dr. and Mrs. Ernest B. Zeisler
 
Man Ray
Indestructable Object: Metronome
Construction
Courtesy of Collection Mr. and Mrs. Morton G. Neumann
 
Man Ray
Cadeaux
Object: flat iron and nails
Courtesy of Collection Mr. and Mrs. Morton G. Neumann
 
Kurt Schwitters
Yellow Light
Collage
Courtesy of Collection Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Randall Shapiro
 
Kurt Schwitters
Richard
Collage: objects and gouache
Courtesy of Collection Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Randall Shapiro
 
Richard Stankiewicz
Nose Picking Urchin
Sculpture of found objecs
Courtesy of Collection Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Baker
 
Igael Tumarkin
The Eye of Big Brother 1960
Metal parts on board
Courtesy of Collection Mr. and Mrs. Harold X. Weinstein
 
H. C. Westermann
Mad House
Cabinet construction
Courtesy of Collection Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Randall Shapiro
 
Yves Tanguy
The Other Side of the Bridge 1936
Painted wood and stuffed cloth
Courtesy of Collection Mr. and Mrs. Morton G. Neumann
 

   
   
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