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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.

Ruth Duckworth
American, born Germany, 1919–2009
Vessel
1974
Clay, glaze
6 ¾ x 5 x 4 ¼ in. (17.1 x 12.7 x 10.8 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Gift of Barbara Bihler, 98.523

Mary Lee Hu
American, born 1943
Choker #43
1978
Sterling silver, copper, and lacquer
12 ¼ x 6 ¾ in. (31.1 x 17.1 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Museum purchase with funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, 81.42

Donald Judd
American, 1928‒1994
Untitled
1978
Brass
Each box: 6 x 27 x 24 in. (15.2 x 68.6 x 61.0 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Purchased with the aid of funds from the National Endowment for the Arts and gifts from Dr. and Mrs. Henry R. Hope and the Friends of Art, 79.84

Sol LeWitt
American, 1928‒2007
1-2-3-4-5-4-3-2-1
1979
Painted aluminum
25 ¼ x 166 x 32 ¾ in. (64.1 x 421.6 x 83.2 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, 80.11

Louise Nevelson
American, 1899‒1988
Small Cities III
1978–85
Painted wood
8 3/8 x 9 3/8 x 9 9/16 in. (21.3 x 23.8 x 24.3 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Jane and Roger Wolcott Memorial, Gift of Thomas T. Solley, 86.12A-C

Felrath Hines
American, 1913‒1993
Elevation
1986
Oil on linen
40 x 48 in. (101.6 x 121.9 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Gift of the wife of the artist, 2009.27

William T. Wiley
American, born 1937
The Anvil
1988
Mixed media
77 x 32 x 11 in. (195.6 x 81.3 x 27.9 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Given in honor of Tom and Ellen Ehrlich by the IU Foundation Board of Directors, 94.3

Jaune Quick-to-See Smith
American, born 1940
Sage and Sweetgrass
1989
Oil on canvas
64 x 78 in. (162.6 x 198.1 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York; Hassam, Speicher, Betts and Symons Funds, 1993, 93.6

Diane Itter
American, 1946‒1989
Gingko
1989
Knotted linen
10 11/16 x 17 7/8 in. (27.1 x 45.4 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, 89.6

Karl Martz
American, 1912‒1997
Bottle Vase
ca. 1989
Earthenware with black matte and iron microcrystalline glaze
5 15/16 x 3 13/16 in. (15.1 x 9.7 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Gift of Dr. Steven Conant, 2000.128

Robert Colescott
American, 1925–2009
Lightening Lipstick
1994
Acrylic on canvas
90 x 114 in. (228.6 x 289.6 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Museum purchase with funds from Lawrence and Lucienne Glaubinger, the Arlene and Harold Schnitzer CARE Foundation, the Elisabeth P. Myers Art Acquisition Fund, and the Joseph Granville and Anna Bernice Wells Memorial Fund, 2005.2

Thornton Dial
American, 1928–2016
Bark of the Timber, Fog of the Night
1995
Mixed media
42 x 43 x 9 in. (106.7 x 109.2 x 22.9 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Museum purchase with funds from the Cynthia L. and William E. Simon, Jr. Art Acquisition Fund, 2012.43

Emilio Sánchez
Cuban (active in the United States), 1921‒1999
Green Shutters
1998
Oil on canvas
48 1/16 x 53 ¼ in. (122.1 x 135.3 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Gift from the Emilio Sanchez Foundation, 2011.69

Budd Stalnaker
American, 1937–2006
Ladder with Two Blacks and Two Whites
ca. 1999
Wool
83 x 24 ½ in. (210.8 x 62.2 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Gift of Dr. Steven Conant, 2000.130

Emmi Whitehorse
American, b. 1957
Rushing Water
2001
Oil and chalk on paper mounted to canvas
51 x 79 in. (129.5 x 200.7 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Gift of Thomas Robertello in honor of the Jacobs School of Music flute class 2010, 2010.95

John Himmelfarb
American, b. 1946
Forbearance
2009
Acrylic on canvas
54 x 76 in. (137.2 x 193.0 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Gift of Stephen Mueller in memory of Karl and Tanny Mueller, 2009.65