Umlauf Online Exhibitions

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1985.01.009_Reclining Nude (5).jpg
Cast bronze. The nude female figure is posed in a reclining position without any support under her torso; Umlauf may have eliminated the model's support to focus solely on her form.

1985.01.098_Lovers I (1).jpg
Cast bronze. The sculpture depicts a man and a woman embracing and sharing a passionate kiss. Their bodies are closely pressed together, so that there is little space between them. The surface of the sculpture is heavily molded, leaving traces of the…

1985.01.046_Eve (1).jpg
Cast bronze. The standing female figure's arms are raised and her hands overlap over her eyes. Eve's pose is interpreted as shielding her eyes from God's wrath after the fall of man. Her softness and vulnerability was characteristic of Umlauf's work…

1985.01.012_St. Francis with Birds (1).jpg
Cast bronze. St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals, stands slightly bent forward with his arms lifted and palms facing outward, as if he were giving a blessing. At the base of the sculpture sit three birds looking upwards at St. Francis.…

1985.01.021_Seated Bather (4).jpg
Cast bronze. The seated female figure is perched on a pedestal. Her knees are bent towards her chest, and her torso is slightly twisted to the right. Like many of Umlauf's human figures, the subject's head is turned upward and she appears to be…

1985.01.029_Icarus (1).jpg
Cast bronze. This sculpture portrays Icarus, a figure from Greek mythology. According to the myth, Icarus and his father Daedalus were trapped in King Minos of Crete's labyrinth. To escape, Daedalus made himself and his son wings to fly out of the…

1985.01.049_Reclining Nude (1).jpg
Cast bronze. The figure is a nude woman reclining on her left side. She is leaning back against a textured, oblong pedestal. Her hair is pulled up in a wavy bun, and she looks over her right shoulder into the distance.

Reclining figures and nudes…

1985.01.016_Nun (2).jpg
Cast bronze. The female figure stands with her eyes closed, head slightly bowed, and hands clasped together in prayer. She is dressed in in a habit and wimple, and a rosary is incised into her garment.

1985.01.048_John the Baptist (1).jpg
Cast bronze. The work shows John the Baptist from the knees up wearing a cloth draped over his right shoulder. His hair is short, he is wearing a beard, and his features, arms, and hands are exaggerated and elongated. His overall appearance is…

FIC2015.01.001_Crucifixion (1).jpg
Aluminum. This piece features Christ on the cross. His body is emaciated, and his face is turned upward in agony. This is a casting of the scale model for a 10" piece commissioned by Marion Koogler McNay for the Shrine of St. Anthony de Padua…
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