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)
and
Portrait of Harvey J. Goldschmid (1940-2015)
, 2017, oil on canvas
Gift from the Goldschmid family (2017.5)

Vernon “Copy” Berg (American, 1951-1999)
Untitled, 1990, oil on canvas
Gift of Michael J. Ettner (2017.11.1)

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)

Peter Nagy (American, born 1959)
Static Fades
, 1986, oil and acrylic on canvas
Gift of Michael J. Ettner (2017.11.2)

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)

Tony Serio (American)
3 paintings: The Sutherland, 2011; George Washington Bridge and Park in Winter, 2009; Bike Path and Overpass, Landscape, 2011, oil on linen
Columbia University School of Nursing (2017.8.22-.24)

Juan Sisay (Guatemalan, 1921-1989)
Maximón (Shaman)
, ca. 1975, oil on canvas
Gift in honor and memory of Stan and Evelyn Appell Lipkin from their children (2017.9)

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)

George Tooker (American, 1920-2011)
Study for “Festa,”
1948, tempera on paper board
Gift of Keith Sherman and Roy J. Goldberg in honor of John Rocco Varamo Jr. (2017.10)

Verne Tossey (American, 1920-2002)
Portrait of Philip Sisson
, ca. 1965, oil on canvas mounted on board
Gift of the estate of Anna Mary Tossey in memory of her husband Verne Tossey (2017.6)

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)

Jessica Williams (American, born 1983)
Artemisia
, 2008, oil on canvas
Gift of the artist (2017.2)

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)

Laura Zeidenstein (American)
With Woman
, 1995, oil on canvas
Gift of the artist (2017.7)

 

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)

Julian Opie (British, born 1958)
Running Women
, from the series Runners, 2016, print in 21 colours on Somerset Satin
Columbia University School of Nursing (2017.8.20)

Man Ray (American, 1890-1976)
Two-Faced Image (Image à Deux Faces)
, 1971, lithograph
Gift of the Mitura Family (2017.19)

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

Unknown Artist
2 ancestor portraits of an unidentified man and an unidentified woman, Qing dynasty, late 19th- to early 20th-century, ink and color on paper, mounted on silk
Gift of Eric M. Javits, CC '52 and Law ’55, and of Margaretha Espersson Javits, GS BA '68, TC MA '69 and Ed.D. '75 (2017.1.1-.2)

Unknown Artist
4 Indian miniature paintings: The Holi Festival (Krishna with Ten Women); Krishna in the Garden with a Woman (Nagik-Nagika Night Scene); Two Lovers Seated in a Garden; and Krishna in a Garden with Two Women, mid-18th-early 19th century, ink and color on paper
Gift of an anonymous donor (2017.3.1-.4)

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

Michael Kelly Williams (American, born 1950)
4 woodcuts: Beaubien Side, 1971; The Escape, 1973; After the Gig, 1983; and Gnawa’s Dance, 1983
Gift of the artist (2017.12.1-.4)

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)

Andrzej Zieliński (American, born 1976)
Paper Shredder in Magenta (Paper Shredder T)
, 2006, crayon and graphite on folded and cut paper
Gift of Betsy Sussler (2017.23)

Photographs

Daniel Arnold (American)
4 photos: Graham Babushkas; Esopus Creek Kids; Nike Kids; and Wright Brothers School Woman, 2012-2014, pigment print
Columbia University School of Nursing (2017.8.1-.4)

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)
and
11 prints from the series Namibia, 2013-2014, archival pigment prints
Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Altan Yenicay (2017.14.13-.23)

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)

Rebeca Diaz (American)
3 photos: Rockaway Locals; Prospect Tunnel Vision; and Face Painted Girl, 2016, pigment prints
Columbia University School of Nursing (2017.8.5-.7)

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)

Donna Ferrato (American, born 1949)
Freedom Lights: Greenwich & Harrison St., 9-11-2007
, from the Tribeca series, 2007, archival pigment print
Gift of Carol and Souren Ouzounian, Class of 1989 (2017.13.11)

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)
and
10 diptych prints from the Political Abstraction series, 2015, archival pigment prints
Gift of Carol and Souren Ouzounian, Class of 1989 (2017.13.1-.10)

Nick Glimenakis (American)
Winter
, 2010, and Summer, 2015, pigment prints
Columbia University School of Nursing (2017.8.8, .9)

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)
and
6 prints, 1967-2007, archival pigment prints
Gift of Laurel S. Fensterstock, Columbia Law School Class of 2012 (2017.15.1-.6)

Jake Lambroza (American)
4 photos: Brooklyn Bridge; Brooklyn Car Wash; Bike Messenger; and Looking Up (Times Square), 2015-2016, pigment prints
Columbia University School of Nursing (2017.8.10-.13)

David Levinthal (American, born 1949)
49 photos from the series: Barbie, 1997-1998; Blackface, 1995-1998; Coney Island, 2007; Mein Kampf, 1993-1994; and Passion, 1993-2005, dye diffusion transfer (Polaroid) prints
Gift of an anonymous donor (2017.22.1-.49)

Alen MacWeeney (Irish, born 1939)
11 photos from the series Return to Paradise, 1977, archival pigment prints
Gift of Thomas and Andrea Osmun, MSSW 1992 (2017.16.1-.11)

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)

Kirsten Midura  (American)
6 photos from the series Community, 2015-2016, pigment prints
Columbia University School of Nursing (2017.8.14-.19)

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)

John Pinderhughes (American, born 1946)
Akhnaten Spencer-El
, 2000, and Irene Johnson, 2014, from the Harlem Portraits series, archival pigment prints
Gift of the artist (2017.17.1-.2)

Pietro Reviglio (Italian, born 1976)
Unknown #5 and Unknown #7, from the Cinematography of Urban Madness series, 2010, C-prints mounted on Sintra board
Gift of the artist (2017.4.1-.2)

Thomas Roma (American, born 1950)
12 photos from the series Genetic Memory, 1990s, digital inkjet prints
Gift of Joy of Giving Something, Inc. (2017.21.1-.12)

Brian Rose (American, born 1954)
East 4th Street
, 1980, pigment print
Columbia University School of Nursing (2017.8.21)

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

David Seltzer (American)
37 prints, 1976-2015, archival pigment prints
Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Altan Yenicay (2016.12.1-.25; 2017.14.1-.12)

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)

Paden Treadway (American)
3 photos: Leaf Gradient; Overcast Park; Construction Frame, 2016, pigment prints
Columbia University School of Nursing (2017.8.25.-27)

Peter Turnley (American, born 1955)
10 prints from the series Moments of the Human Condition, 1980-2015, archival pigment prints
Gift of Thomas and Andrea Osmun, MSSW 1992 (2017.16.12-.21)

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

Harriet FeBland (American, born 1920s)
Jubilee
, 1976, wall-relief construction, Formica on wood
Gift of Nigel FeBland (2017.20)

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
and
Portrait Bust of the Artist
, 1929, bronze
Gift of the Lipton Estate (2016.20; 2018.1)

Dorothy L. Offner (American, 1902-1993)
Mother and Child
, ca. 1930, ebony
Gift of Roxane Offner (2017.18)

Katy Stone (American, born 1969)
Columbia Ray
, 2017, Hand-painted Plexiglass shapes installed on wall
Columbia University School of Nursing (2017.8.28)