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

    • Abstract paintings
    • Arrangement of three copies of a single composition. Main image is divided into four areas along a horizontal line. Abstract semi heart shaped forms are placed on a mottled black textured background. The centers of the forms are colored dull yellow...
    • Merger

    • Abstract paintings
    • Background is divided into black upper half and lower white half. Five sets of triangular forms are joined together by long, looped strings. As the strings move from the white to black spaves, their colors change in opposition. White strings on...
    • Fifteen

    • Women
    • Head shot of a teenager with curly dark hair, heavily lidded eyes, and a narrow, pointed chin. Painting is on a circular piece of paper with the left and right sides cropped.
    • Nuclear family

    • Families
    • White image on a black background. Amoebae shaped "faces" of, from top to bottom, man, woman and child. The facial features are sparsely drawn; red hair and suggestions of clothing are added. The forms are white, outlined in black, and detailed in...
    • 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.
    • Worried demon

    • Abstract paintings; Demons
    • Frenetic line image of a creature apparently darting towards the bottom of the page. Squiggly lines streak from a creature with a small pointed nose and beady long eye-lashed eyes.
    • 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...
    • Theatre lobby

    • Theaters; Lobbies; People; Audiences
    • In the best tradition of Durieux's satirical drawings this image pokes good-natured fun at a supposedly sophisticated theater audience in the lobby at intermission time. Note that the men are mostly middle aged and balding and the artist...
    • Fashion

    • Women
    • the satire in this print is seen in the depiction of a female's face "adorned" with the exotic , fantastic, and extremely ornate eyeglasses which were in vogue in the 1950's. The satire 's comment is made in that the lady is no beauty, and the...
    • Revelations

    • Women; Public speaking
    • The scene depicts a "revelation" which occurs during an intimate gossip session between two females. The females are each seated in a chair which appears to express the reaction of its occupant. The chairs therefore are exaggerated, as though they...
    • Dirge

    • Abstract paintings
    • Five jelly-fish-like configurations each having a hand and lower arm covering its face range from the foreground to the background of this print. A sense of motion is conveyed in the print by the cilia-like configurations decorating each head and...

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