Umlauf Online Exhibitions

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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…

1985.01.039_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…

1985.01.004_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.…

1985.01.025_Family (1).jpg
Cast bronze. The piece features a family of three. The father stands in the center; his left arm is behind the mother and his right arm holds the child. The mother stands to the left of the father; her right arm is around the father, and her left arm…

1985.01.001_Mother & Child (1).jpg
Cast bronze. A standing woman holds her infant against her chest, while the infant gazes into the distance. The mother's upward gaze is characteristic of many of Umlauf's sculptures. "Mother & child" was one of Umlauf's favorite subjects, which he…

1985.01.022_Diver (1).jpg
Cast bronze. The standing figure is a young boy bending forward at the waist. His knees are bent at a 45° angle, and his arms are held behind his back. The figure's left foot is slightly lifted, as if he were just about to dive into a body of water.…

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1985.01.015_Mother & Child (4).jpg
Cast bronze. The sculpture features a stoic female figure standing and looking upward. She is cradling a child in her arms, who looks up at her. The woman wears a plain, long-sleeved dress. Like many of Umlauf's other refugee-themed works, the mother…

1985.01.043_Young Girl (1).jpg
Cast bronze. The subject is a young girl, who stands in a contrapposto position with her head turned to the side. She has sloped shoulders and no arms. The sculpture was loosely modeled after ancient Greco-Roman sculptures.

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1985.01.05_Bambino su Cuscino (1).jpg
Cast bronze. A chubby infant rests with its back on a pillow. Both of its legs are lifted into the air, above its body. Both of the infant's hands grasp its right foot, bringing its toes near its mouth.

Umlauf titled this work only in Italian, a…

1985.01.051_Figure of Boy (2).jpg
Cast bronze. The sculpture portrays a young nude boy, modeled after Umlauf's youngest son, Tom. The child stands upright with his hands at his sides and his face tilted towards the sky. His belly protrudes outward.
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