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  • All fields: Durieux, Caroline, 1896-1989
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    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Benediction

    • Men; Public speaking; Priests
    • The inspiration for this work came to the artist while she attended a church service in a small country church outside Mexico City. The psychology of the priest, who raises his hand in benediction strongly suggests that he is an Indian of the...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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