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  • All fields: Durieux, Caroline, 1896-1989
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    • 1955

    • Graduation ceremonies; Men
    • Satirical, double, bust-length, portrait of two typical male professors of 1955 dressed in academic gowns and mortar boards. Both professors have narrow, elongated faces with small moustaches, little other hair, pince-nez behind which appear very...
    • 1975

    • Men; Graduation ceremonies
    • Satirical, double, bust-length portrait of two typical male professors of 1975 dressed in academic gowns and mortarboards. Both professors have narrow elongated faces with a great deal of facial hair.
    • Acolytes

    • African-Americans--Religion;Church vestments--Acolytes;
    • Painting of three stylized young African American boys wearing patterned liturgical robes and carrying alms basin . Oil on canvas.
    • All saints day

    • Women; Mass transit; Flowers; Men
    • The composition depicts a familiar New Orleans subject matter, that of the traditional visits made to her cemeteries by individuals laden with floral arrangements, on "All Saints' Day" - -November 1st. The setting in this work is the interior of a...
    • Almost

    • Abstract paintings
    • A long rectangular background is dominated by an amoeba-like mass on the left. It has a stringy tail behind it and other abstract forms that fall away from the body. Adding to that effect are the elements colored on orange red. Behind the tail...
    • Amelia

    • Women
    • Portrait of a woman executed in a dry brush like line quality. She has short hair and dark lips. She is wearing a round necked dress with center buttons and a filmy scarf around the collar.
    • Angel

    • Abstract paintings; Angels
    • The work is an abstracted composition of color which the artist entitled "Angel". Referring to the title, Ms. Durieux stated that one must give it a title, and being that it was an abstracted composition, the title should serve as a handle for the...
    • Art class or la classe de dessin

    • Art education; Painting; Racks (Supporting devices); Women; Students
    • The scene represents an art class which Ms. Durieux inherited from another teacher while she was employed at Newcomb College in New Orleans. The preceding instructor emphasized to the class the practice of proportional gauging of the subject matter...
    • Aux halles

    • Women; Paris
    • The subject is that of a rather tough-looking woman from the market district in Paris. The artist felt she was typical of those "ladies" who were frequently seen in this area of the city.
    • Bal masque

    • Carnival; Balls (Parties); Kings; Queens; Masquerades
    • The scene presents a representation of a carnival ball in which a social presentation of marriageable young ladies are escorted by masked gentlemen of the carnival court. These are viewed by the elderly mothers and grandmothers, who gossip and...
    • Banc Parisian

    • Women; Men; Benches; Public speaking
    • The scene depicts a French beach and is typical of the "sights" one might see enjoying the beaches. Four men and women sit on the benches. Two of them are talking to each other.
    • Barriers

    • Abstract paintings
    • Abstract pattern with stalactite-like forms. Background is mottled green and black. Smaller forms in gray can be seen behind the front forms. The main forms are white with a "furry" black texture. Small "X" shapes are scattered over the image.
    • Bather

    • Men; Women; Bathing suits; Oceans; Beaches
    • The scene depicted in the print recalled a visit the artist made to Acapulco, Mexico. Ms. Durieux related that in 1932, Acapulco's beaches were relatively abandoned locations. The composition strengthens this solitude, which the beaches offered, by...

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