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  • Faculty art and four war-themed exhibitions open at Krannert Art Museum

    Billie Jean Theide, who holds the James Avery Endowed Chair in the College of Fine and Applied Arts, created "OMG kittens kittens kittens" using new old stock (NOS) Congress playing cards and cotton thread.

    Billie Jean Theide, who holds the James Avery Endowed Chair in the College of Fine and Applied Arts, created "OMG kittens kittens kittens" using new old stock (NOS) Congress playing cards and cotton thread.

    Photo courtesy of Billie Jean Theide

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      Billie Jean Theide, who holds the James Avery Endowed Chair in the College of Fine and Applied Arts, created "OMG kittens kittens kittens" using new old stock (NOS) Congress playing cards and cotton thread.

      Photo courtesy of Billie Jean Theide

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      Francisco Goya y Lucientes "Y son fieras" (And They Are Wild Beasts) uses etching, burnished aquatint, and drypoint. It is from his series of 80 etchings made in response to the Napoleonic invasion of Spain ca. 1811-12. This piece is courtesy of Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, California.

      Photo courtesy of Krannert Art Museum

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      From George Grosz's "Ecce Homo" 1919 series, "Nach Ladenschluss" (Rush Hour), uses brush and ink on buff paper. It is a University of Illinois purchase 1949. Art Estate of George Grosz, Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

      Photo courtesy of Krannert Art Museum

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