The
Renaissance
Society

at The University of Chicago
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Form at Play

Abstraction in Various Materials by Chicago Artists
October 14 – November 13, 1948

 
 
Arthur A. Carrara
Magnetic Construction
using a magnetic alloy, Alnico (aluminum, nickel, and cobalt). MAGNET MASTER toy was developed out of similar experiments.
 
Serge Chermayeff
Yellow Plus and Minus
Oil
 
Marie Zoe Greene
Collage
 
Roy Gussow
Composition
Painting on masonite
 
Roy Gussow
Kinetic Nutation
Puerto Rican rosewood
 
Harold Haydon
Mobile
metal
 
Medard Klein
Silverpoint Drawing
 
Richard Koppe
Ethereal
Painting, oil
 
Richard Koppe
Alluvial
Painting, oil
 
Richard Koppe
Construction
Bronze
 
L. Moholy-Nagy
Space Modulator Rho 60 1937
Painting on plexiglass
 
L. Moholy-Nagy
Double Loop
Sculpture, plexiglass
 
Hildegarde Melzer
Ceramics
Designed and executed at the Ceramics Workshop, Chicago

 
Robert Nickle
Collage Composition #1
 
Robert Nickle
Collage Composition #2
 
Robert Nickle
Collage Composition #3
 
James Prestini
Bowl
Turned wood, Mexican mahogany
Courtesy of Museum of Modern Art, New York
 
James Prestini
Plate
Turned wood, mottled Honduras mahogany
Courtesy of Museum of Modern Art, New York
 
James Prestini
Bowl
Turned wood, sand-blasted ash
 
Elsa Regensteiner
Modern Textiles
 
Harry Schulke
Black and Red
Painting, tempera
 
Harry Schulke
Jewelry
Copper and wood
 
Lou Tanner
Ceramics
Slip decoration
 
Robert Teague
Construction No. 3
Casein and oil masonite
 
Jano Walley
Jewelry
Metal, lucite, ebony, ivory and horn
 
Jano Walley
Ceramics
Slip decoration
 
John Walley
Construction
Brass
 
John Walley
Construction
Elkhorn and steel rods
 
John Walley
Construction
Masonite and steel rods
 
Hugo Weber
Anthropomorphic Vericals
Oil on masonite
 
Hugo Weber
Anthropomorphic Vertical
Sculpture plaster
 
Hugo Weber
Ball Game
Wood
 
Jane Young
Ceramics
 
Marie Zoe Greene
Collage Ten
Paper, sting and glass
 
Marie Zoe Greene
Collage Ten
Paper, sting and glass
 
Julia McVicker
Modern Textiles
Designed and executed at the Reg-Wick Studios, Chicago
 

   
   
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