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American, Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries

Works in this collection range in style from Impressionism to geometric abstraction, reflecting the diversity of early-twentieth-century American art. A highlight of this collection is Stuart Davis’s mural Swing Landscape, created under the auspices of the Works Progress Administration in 1937–38.

David Smith
American, 1906–1965
Pillar of Sunday
1945
Painted steel
31 x 16 5/8 x 8 1/2 in. (78.7 x 42.2 x 21.6 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, 69.151

Yasuo Kuniyoshi
American, born Japan, 1889‒1953
Injured Child
ca. 1946
Oil on canvas
18 x 14 1/8 in. (45.7 x 35.9 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Henry R. Hope, 61.51

Diego Rivera
Mexican, 1886–1957
Danzante
1947
Oil on canvas
59 ½ x 49 ½ in. (151.1 x 125.7 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Gift of Samuel and Cecyle Stone, 78.30

Walt Kuhn
American, 1877‒1949
Clown
1948
Oil on canvas
20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Gift of Charles Simon, 79.110

Jackson Pollock
American, 1912–1956
Number 11, 1949
1949
Duco and aluminum paint on canvas
45 x 47 ½ in. (114.3 x 120.7 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Jane and Roger Wolcott Memorial, Gift of Thomas T. Solley, 75.87

Alma Eikerman
American, 1908‒1995
Tall Pitcher
1951
Sterling silver
10 5/16 x 6 3/16 x 4 5/8 in. (26.2 x 15.7 x 11.7 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Gift in memory of Alma Eikerman, 2015.6

George Rickey
American, 1907–2002
Sun, Moon & Stars (Brooch)
1951
Stainless steel, copper, and brass
6 7/8 x 3 ¾ x 3 in. (17.5 x 9.5 x 7.6 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Bernhard and Cola Heiden Collection, 2000.144

Charmion von Wiegand
American, 1896-1983
Image of Abundance
1956
Oil on canvas
36 x 30 in. (91.4 x 76.2 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, 82.69

Joseph Albers
American, born Germany, 1888‒1976
Homage to the Square: Bright Reminder
1958
Oil on masonite
23 1/8 x 23 ¼ in. (58.7 x 59.1 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Jane and Roger Wolcott Memorial, 72.121

Bruce Conner
American, 1933‒2008
Narcotica
1959
Mixed media (wood, wax, feathers, rubber, silk, glass, nylon stockings, metal spoon)
32 ¼ x 15 3/8 x 3 ½ in. (81.9 x 39.1 x 8.9 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. G. David Thompson, 62.131

Morris Louis
American, 1912–1962
Beth Aleph
1959–60
Acrylic on canvas
95 3/8 x 140 3/8 in. (242.3 x 356.6 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Jane and Roger Wolcott Memorial, Gift of Thomas T. Solley, 75.46

Peter Voulkos
American, 1924‒2002
Feather River
1960
Glazed and painted stoneware
35 x 14 x 8 in. (88.9 x 35.6 x 20.3 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, 82.17

Marguerite Wildenhain
German (active in the United States), 1896–1985
Vase, ca. 1965–68
Clay, glaze
7 ¾ x 4 ½ in. (19.7 x 11.4 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Gift from Dr. and Mrs. Mendel Sherman’s Collection, 2007.51

Isamu Noguchi
American, 1904–1988
Pisa
1966
Marble
15 ¼ x 9 ¼ x 8 ¼ in. (38.7 x 23.5 x 21 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, 73.15

Philip Pearlstein
American, born 1924
Nude on Yellow Drape
1966
Oil on canvas
40 1/8 x 48 in. (101.9 x 121.9 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, 69.114

Richard Anuszkiewicz
American, born 1930
Three by Three
1968
Acrylic on canvas
72 x 72 in. (182.9 x 182.9 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Jane and Roger Wolcott Memorial, 68.146

Joseph Cornell
American, 1903–1972
Spirit Level
1969
Mixed media
8 7/8 x 14 15/16 x 3 ¼ in. (22.5 x 37.9 x 8.3 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, 70.54

Don Pilcher
American, born 1942
Vessel
ca. 1970s
Clay, salt glaze
23 3/8 x 2 (diameter) in. (59.4 x 5.1 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Gift of Barbara Bihler, 98.525

H. C. Westermann
American, 1922‒1981
Cliff
1970
Mixed media
37 3/8 x 16 3/8 x 16 3/8 in. (94.9 x 41.6 x 41.6 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, 70.79

George Segal
American, 1924‒2000
Girl Washing Hair at Sink
1971
Mixed media
62 x 60 x 30 in. (157.5 x 152.4 x 76.2 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Purchased with the aid of funds from the NEA and gifts from Dr. Richard D. Young and Dr. and Mrs. Henry R. Hope, 73.20