Umlauf Online Exhibitions

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1985.01.011_Supplication (2).jpg
Cast bronze. This abstract piece features a female figure with her torso twisted into a slight s-shape, head bent backwards, arms bent, and hands clasped together near her chin. The woman's posture and gesture represent supplication, a concept that…

1985.01.036_Madonna & Child (1).jpg
Cast bronze. The piece features a woman looking downward and holding a child seated in her lap. The child is looking upward at the woman; its arms are raised and its elbows are held at 90° angles. This is an abstract interpretation of the iconic…

1985.01.033_Spirit of Flight (1).jpg
Cast bronze. The figure is a winged man with his head tilted towards the sky. His arms and wings are stretched upward. This is a scale model for the 17' tall fountain installation at the Dallas Love Field Airport. In 1959, jurors for the Dallas Love…

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1985.01.010_Reclining Figure I (1).jpg
Cast bronze. The reclining female figure holds both hands behind her head, revealing deep waves of draped fabric surrounding her body and legs. She has nothing behind her to support her reclining position. The woman's body rests on a platform…

1985.01.044_Muse II (1).jpg
Cast bronze. The work features the head and neck detail of Muse II, one of three muse sculptures Umaluf created for a major University of Texas at Austin commission in 1963. The muse's head is tilted sideways and upward, and she gazes into the…

1985.01.039_War Mother (1).jpg
A crouched female figure rests her head in her enlarged hands. She kneels on one knee while her frail child clings to her. The large hands, which denote strength, were typical of Umlauf's work from the 1930s-early 50s. War Mother was Umaluf's…

1985.01.040_ Pietà (7).jpg
Cast bronze. The sculpture features the Virgin Mary holding Jesus, who is slumped forward, after he was taken down from the cross. Behind them sits Mary Magdalene, her arms raised and her face and eyes turned upward.

The work is a unique…

1985.01.004_Refugees II (1).jpg
Cast bronze. A standing woman, hunched forward, clutches a young child against her chest. Both figures have exaggerated facial features and elongated limbs. The woman looks out into the distance, while the child gazes upward, wide-eyed, at the woman.…

1985.01.027_John the Baptist (1).jpg
Cast bronze. The figure is a portrayal of John the Baptist, who appears to be in mid stride. He is dressed in a long robe and animal hide cloak. His left arm is held downward across his midsection, and his right arm is held upward across his chest.…

1985.01.042_Ballerina (1).jpg
Cast bronze. The nude female figure stands en pointe; her chest is thrust forward and her head and arms are thrown back. Her hands graze her long hair.
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