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paintings (visual works)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Unique works in which images are formed primarily by the direct application of pigments suspended in oil, water, egg yolk, molten wax, or other liquid, arranged in masses of color, onto a generally two-dimensional surface.

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Afghanistan Art and Ephemera Collection

Identifier: APAC-0012
Content Description

The Afghanistan Art and Ephemera Collection includes a variety of artworks, photographs, and ephemera that are from, depicting, or otherwise related to Afghanistan. See the individual components in this finding aid for details.

Dates: 1846-2016

Christmas cards -- Watercolor and proofs for 1955, 1955

 File — Box 3, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents Seven pieces related to the 1955 Cummington Press Christmas card, "Glory to God in the high heavens":Watercolor painting over pencil drawing, with three panels. Top panel features a series of blue wavy lines. Second panel features the outline of an angel with a trumpet, facing left, on a field of blue. Third panel features the outline of an angel with a trumpet, facing right, on a field of orange. The borders of the panels have been shaped with white paint. Each panel is...
Dates: 1955

Omaha Theater Company Records

Identifier: MSS-0010
Scope and Contents The Omaha Theater Company Records contain materials from 1949 to the present, documenting the history of the organization, its administration, and its productions. The organization changed names during the covered period, starting as the Omaha Junior Theater in 1948, becoming the Emmy Gifford Children's Theater in 1977, and becoming the Omaha Theater Company for Young People in 1993, eventually shortening the name to the Omaha Theater Company. The group performed in the Center Theater...
Dates: 1949 - 2014

Ouampi painting

 Item — Object [2]
Scope and Contents

Framed artwork of Ouampi, the University of Omaha mascot.

The Book -- Title page illustration and studies, 1955

 File — Box 2, Folder: 23
Scope and Contents Original brushwork for the illustrations for The Book, and other poems, by Harvey Shapiro (Cummington Press, 1955). Includes the original painting from which the title page wood engraving was made and six unused illustrations (trials) in a similar abstract style. All seven abstract paintings are in gray paint with wide brush strokes. Each measures approximately 9-10 cm x 6-7 cm. One of the unused illustrations has white paint blocking out some portions of the gray. Two of the paintings are...
Dates: 1955

The Winter Sea -- Unused Cover Illustration, 1944

 File — Box 1, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents Original artwork by Wightman Williams mocking-up a potential cover for The Winter Sea, by Allen Tate (Cummington Press, 1944). The abstract seven-sided geometric shape spans the front and back covers of the book, with the title handwritten on the front cover and the author's name handwritten on the spine. The black-ink line drawing is colored with blue, green, and gray watercolor accents and with white paint lines and speckles. This image is affixed to cover boards and folded to simulate a...
Dates: 1944

UNO Art Collection

Identifier: UNO-0137
Scope and Contents The UNO Art Collection includes works of art created at, commissioned by, or collected by the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha, from circa 1908 to the early 2000s. It includes painted portraits of university presidents, chancellors, officers, and others; artwork of university buildings, including conceptual art related to building construction; artwork formerly used as decorations in various campus buildings; caricatures; and more. Some paintings...
Dates: circa 1920-2010

UNO Athletics Collection

Identifier: UNO-0074
Scope and Contents The UNO Athletics Collection is comprised of an array of documents and other materials related to the intercollegiate athletics program at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha. The records include media guides, game programs, scrapbooks, artifacts and memorabilia, selected trophies and awards, marketing and publicity material, and administrative records from circa 1924 to the present. Included are materials related to specific sports,...
Dates: 1920 - 2020

UNO Theatre Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0131
Scope and Contents The UNO Theatre records include production binders (circa 1986-2003), set plans, stage designs, artwork (drawings and paintings of set plans and stage designs), programs (circa 1917 to the present), posters, flyers, publicity material, news articles, reviews, photographs, negatives, and miscellaneous material related to dramatic productions by students at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha, covering the period from 1917 to the present....
Dates: 1917-2018

Wightman Williams -- Glass-covered collage, 1954

 File — Box 4, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

Original artwork by Paul Wightman Williams, signed and dated "WMW 1954." Abstract painting with collage pieces pasted in, measuring 11.75 x 13 cm and covered with a sheet of glass, secured along two edges.

Dates: 1954