Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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title unknown
  • Helga Schönemann
    born 1922
    born: Stuttgart, Germany
  • title unknown, 1981
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • gouache, collage
  • Object Height/Width: 14.8 x 21 cm
    Object Height/Width: 5 13/16 x 8 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of Robert A. Hiller
  • Not on display
  • 2013.0140
Description

Collage with white gouache background. Background also has areas with dark gray gouache. There are three yellow-brown cut-out pieces in the center. On the right is a cut-out of half a sofa with details drawn in charcoal. On the center-left is the other half of the sofa shape that is in two cut-out pieces. The lower piece is a negative-space cutout and above this is the shape of the back of the sofa, on yellowed newsprint with details drawn in charcoal.