Umlauf Online Exhibitions

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2015.02.001_Mother & Child (1).jpg
Cast bronze. A mother sits with her knees drawn towards her chest, and she holds her child above her lap. Her child's feet touch her thighs. Both mother and child wear long flowing gowns with exaggerated ripples of fabric, and the mother's body rests…

1985.01.035_Mother & Child (1).jpg
Cast stone. The sculpture features the head, shoulders, and left hand of a woman; the hand cradles the head of an infant. The woman's eyes are partially closed, while the child looks upward at her. The exaggerated features of the mother are…

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…

1985.01.001_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…

1985.01.008_Pietà (1).jpg
Cast bronze. The sculpture depicts the traditional pietà scene of Mary, mother of Jesus, holding her deceased son. Umlauf originally created the sculpture in stoneware in 1958, and cast it in bronze in 1963.

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…

1985.01.004_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.…

1985.01.040_ 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…

1985.01.039_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…

1985.01.036_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…
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