Recent Acquisitions in Art Properties: 2015-Present


The following is a list of art works recently accessioned by Art Properties, almost all of which have been generously donated to Columbia University by alumni and other donors. To schedule an appointment to see these works for curricular use, research, or study purposes, email Art Properties.



Img1_2015_15_002 (1) Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov, Rayonist Dancer, 1915, oil on paper mounted on canvas, Gift of the Dale Schreiber Family (2015.15.2)
Img2_2015_13_040 Bruce Davidson, Time of Change, 1962, gelatin silver print, Gift of Hugh and Sandra Lawson (2015.13.40)
Img3_2016_01 Jean-François de Troy, The Guitar Player (Femme à la guitare), first half of 18th century, oil on canvas, Gift of Harry and Gina Zelnick (2016.1)
Img4_2015_11_051 Aubrey Mayer, Jacqueline Humphries, from the project Brillo V2, 2013, digital pigment print, Gift of John L. Auerbach (CBS 06) (2015.11.51)
Img5_2015_02 Samuel Adoquei, Portrait of Constance Baker Motley (1921-2005), 2015, oil on canvas, Gift of the Faculty of the Columbia Law School with support from the Family and Friends of Constance Baker Motley (2015.2)
Img6_2015_10_007 (1) Kristin Capp, Drying Nets, Baicul, Itaparica, from the Brazil series, 2004, archival pigment print, Gift of Laurel S. Fensterstock, Columbia Law School Class of 2012 (2015.10.7)
Img7_2015_04_003 (1) Claude Lawrence, Untitled, 2004, acrylic on paper, Gift of Auldlyn Higgins Williams and E. T. Williams, Jr., in memory of Eric S. Bannister '59, Dr. Kenneth Edlin '59 and Joyce Tobias Dean Reed, Barnard '61 (2015.4.3)

All works in Art Properties, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University in the City of New York

Paintings

Samuel Adoquei (Ghanese, born 1962)
Portrait of Constance Baker Motley (1921-2005)
, 2015, oil on canvas
Gift of the Faculty of the Columbia Law School with support from the Family and Friends of Constance Baker Motley (2015.2)

Jimmy Baker (American, born 1980)
The State (Andy 16)
, 2006, oil and resin on panel with rubber on frame
and
The Future is Clean (Jill)
, 2007, oil, resin, and laser engraving on panel
Gift of Lynne and Craig Jacobson (2015.18.1-.2)

Sarah Belchetz-Swenson (American, born 1938)
Portrait of Jack Greenberg
, 2016, oil on canvas
University Commission (2016.4)

Chae Tong-yull (Korean, born 1951)
Untitled, mid-1980s, oil on canvas
Gift of Dr. Monroe and Mrs. Edna Kornfeld (2015.9)

Steven Charles (British, born 1967)
Untitled, 2000, acrylic and latex paint on canvas
Gift of the Estate of Malcolm Goldstein (2016.8.5)

Judy Glantzman (American, born 1956)
Untitled, 1995, oil on canvas
Gift of Michael J. Ettner (2015.8)

S. Joffe
Portrait of Frank Tannenbaum (1893-1969)
, late 1960s, oil on canvas
Gift of Mr. Sherman Tanenbaum (2016.5)

Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov (Russian, 1881-1964)
Blue Nude
, ca. 1910, oil on canvas
and
Rayonist Dancer
, 1915, oil on paper mounted on canvas
Gift of the Dale Schreiber Family (2015.15.1-.2)

Claude Lawrence (American, born 1944)
5 paintings: Shark City, 1989; Savoy Faire, 1995; Half Past Four, 2014; and 2 untitled works, 2004, acrylic on paper
Gift of Auldlyn Higgins Williams and E. T. Williams, Jr... (2015.4.1-.4; 2016.18)

Paul Newton (Australian, born 1961)
Portrait of William T. Campbell
, 2015, oil on canvas
University Commission (2015.7)

Astrid Preston (American, born 1945)
3 paintings: Wild Oleander, 2005; Spring Begins, 2008; and In These Times, 2011, oil on canvas
Gift of the artist (2015.6.1-.3)

Karl Schrag (American, 1912-1995)
Trees Written Against Sky
, 1970, oil on canvas
Gift of Jane LeMay Lodge (2016.3.2)

Hunt Slonem (American, born 1951)
Rudolph Valentino
, 1996, oil on canvas
Gift of Keith Sherman and Roy J. Goldberg in honor of John Rocco Varamo Jr. (2016.17)

Ary Stillman (American, 1891-1967)
Medieval Symbols (Musical Manuscript)
, 1963-1965, acrylic on canvas on board
Gift of Jane LeMay Lodge (2016.3.1)

Jean-François de Troy (French, 1679-1752)
The Guitar Player (Femme à la guitare)
, first half of 18th century, oil on canvas
Gift of Harry and Gina Zelnick (2016.1)

Gerald P. York (American)
Portrait of David M. Schizer
, 2015, oil on linen
Gift of J. Frederick Berg, Jr., J.D. 1969 to Columbia Law School (2015.1)

 

Drawings/Watercolors/Prints

Arthur C. Danto (American, 1924-2013)
At the Window (Shirley Danto with Piano)
, 1950, woodcut print on Japanese paper
and
Two nude sketches, 1940s, India ink on paper
Gift of Ralph A. Raimi (2016.19.1-.3)

John Flaxman (British, 1755-1826) with James Parker (British, 1750-1805)
2 prints from The Odyssey of Homer, 1805, engraving on paper
Gift of Annette Blaugrund (2015.14.1-.2)

Robert Grenier (American, born 1941)
64
 (portfolio of drawing poem image prints), created 2003-2005, printed 2016, Giclée prints
Gift of Etel Adnan to Columbia University Libraries (2016.7.1-.64)

Gu Juexian (Chinese)
Scroll painting: [Bamboo and mountain], ca. 2000, ink and color on paper mounted on silk
Gift of May Wang to the School of Social Work (2016.22)

Donald Holden (American, born 1931)
Nude Back
, 1991, Prismacolor pencil & watercolor on board
Gift of the Estate of Malcolm Goldstein (2016.8.4)

Seymour Lipton (American, 1903-1986)
10 untitled sketches for sculpture, 1956-1968, crayon on paper
Gift of Alan M. Lipton (2015.3.1-.10)

Barbara Neustadt (American, 1922-1998)
Odysseus and Pallas Athene
, from the Odyssey series, 1958, lithograph on paper
Donated by Cantor Daniel Pincus, CC’78, in loving memory of his parents, Miriam Berenberg Pincus Null, LAW’49, and I. Meyer Pincus, CC’46, LAW’49 (2015.5)

David Alfaro Siqueiros (Mexican, 1896-1974)
Prison Fantasies
, 1968, lithograph
Gift of the Mitura Family (2015.12)

Leslie Wayne (American, born 1953)
20 Ways to Start the Day
, 2015, mixed media
Gift of the artist (2016.11.1-.22)

Hale Woodruff (American, 1900-1980) with Robert Blackburn (American, 1920-2003)
Portfolio of 8 prints from the Atlanta period, designed 1931-1946, printed 1996, linocuts
Gift of Auldlyn Higgins Williams and E. T. Williams, Jr., in memory of Eric S. Bannister '59, Dr. Kenneth Edlin '59 and Joyce Tobias Dean Reid, Barnard '61 (2015.4.5-.12)

Zeng Fanzhi (Chinese, born 1964)
[Bamboo branch], ca. 2010, ink on paper
Gift of the artist to the School of Social Work (2016.21)

 

Photographs

Kristin Capp (American)
2 gifts of 10 prints each from the Brazil series, 2002-2005, archival pigment prints
Gift of Laurel S. Fensterstock, Columbia Law School Class of 2012 (2015.10.1-.10)
and
Gift from the Marc & May Jaffe Collection in honor of Harold & Frieda Jaffe and Urs Wuthrich (2015.16.1-.10)

Bruce Davidson (American, born 1933)
45 prints, 1957-1992, printed 2014, gelatin silver prints
Gift of Hugh and Sandra Lawson (2015.13.1-.43; 2016.10.1-.2)

Mike Disfarmer (American, 1884-1959)
61 prints, 1930s and 1940s, gelatin silver prints
Gift of Hugh and Sandra Lawson (2015.13.44-.78; 2016.10.3-.28)

Alfred Eisenstaedt (American, 1898-1995)
11 prints, 1930-1946, gelatin silver prints
Gift of Hugh and Sandra Lawson (2015.13.79-.89)

Eric Fischl (American, born 1948)
Betsy
, 2004, Polaroid
Gift of Betsy Sussler (2016.6)

Ralph Gibson (American, born 1939)
10 prints from different series, 1991-2012, archival pigment print
Gift from the Anton Family Collection (2015.17.1-.10)

Phillip Harrington (American, 1920-2009)
Astronomy
, 2 contact sheets, 1958, gelatin silver prints
Gift of Bob and Carol Hopper of Falls Church, VA and Chautauqua, NY (2016.9.14-.15)

Tibor Hirsch (Hungarian, born 1929)
Hungarian in New York (The Comrades Lied to Me)
, 5 contact sheets, 1957, gelatin silver prints
Gift of Bob and Carol Hopper of Falls Church, VA and Chautauqua, NY (2016.9.6-.10)

Walter Iooss (American, born 1943)
14 prints, 1963-2002, archival pigment prints
Gift from the Anton Family Collection (2016.15.1-.14)

Aubrey Mayer (American, born 1985)
Brillo V2
: 173 prints in artist-designed box, compiled 2013, digital archive prints
Gift of John L. Auerbach (CBS 06) (2015.11.1-.174)

Barbara Brooks Morgan (American, 1900-1992)
Merce Cunningham “Leap
, 1942, gelatin silver print
Gift of Dr. Monroe and Mrs. Edna Kornfeld (2016.16)

Shirin Neshat (Iranian, born 1957)
Sayed
 and Ghada, from the series Our House is on Fire, 2013, digital pigment prints
Gift of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation (2016.2.1-.2)

David Seltzer (American)
25 prints from the Rough Cuts series, 1976-2010, archival pigment prints
Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Altan Yenicay (2016.12.1-.25)

Arthur Rothstein (American, 1915-1985)
32 prints, 1937-1964, gelatin silver prints
Gift of Hugh and Sandra Lawson (2015.13.90-.121)

Joyce Tenneson (American, born 1945)
8 prints from the Flower Portraits series, 2002, archival pigment prints
Gift of Laurel S. Fensterstock, Columbia Law School Class of 2012 (2016.13.1-.8)
and
8 prints from the Wise Women series, 2000-2002, archival pigment prints
Gift of Evan S. Fensterstock (2016.14.1-.8)

Tony Vaccaro (American, born 1922)
Raccoon Coat (Rugged Raccoon for Men)
 and Straw Hats (Boaters are Back), 3 contact sheets, 1957-58, gelatin silver prints
Gift of Bob and Carol Hopper of Falls Church, VA and Chautauqua, NY (2016.9.11-.13)

Garry Winogrand (American, 1928-1984)
Lou Little – Columbia University (Who’s to Blame for Football’s Troubles?)
, 5 contact sheets, 1956, gelatin silver prints
Gift of Bob and Carol Hopper of Falls Church, VA and Chautauqua, NY (2016.9.1-.5)

 

Sculpture

Jerry Foyster (American, born 1932)
Untitled, 1964, lenticular animated decal adhered to plastic lid
Gift of the Estate of Malcolm Goldstein (2016.8.6)

Jenny Holzer (American, born 1950)
Abuse of Power Comes as No Surprise 
and You Are Guileless in Your Dreams, two postcards from the Truisms series, 1996, screenprint on balsa wood
and
Shriek When the Pain Hits During Interrogation
, paperweight from the Inflammatory Essays series, 1996, artist's proof 8/20, pewter
Gift of the Estate of Malcolm Goldstein (2016.8.1-.3)

Seymour Lipton (American, 1903-1986)
Warrior I
, 1948, lead with plaster core
Gift of the Lipton Estate (2016.20)