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Stuart Davis' preliminary study for his History of Communications mural features illustrations related to methods of communication, including speech, text, film, television, and radio. Commissioned for the 1939 World's Fair, Davis blanketed his…

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A familiar theme found in Miranda Brandon's body of work, this photograph features a brown hermit thrush shot post-mortem. The bird's head is tilted sideways, making the crown visible to the viewer in addition to most of the bird's standing body. The…

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This preliminary sketch of Paul Manship's Time and the Fates Sundial depicts the three female Fates of Classical Greek mythology. Depicted as young, mature, and elderly, the women are placed beneath a tree, which Manship has fashioned to support the…

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This bronze sculpture is a study of the large public sundial Paul Manship created for the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. The model depicts the three Fates of Classical Greek mythology standing beneath the central "Tree of Life." In the front a…