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Dillard Collection

Since 1965, the Dillard Paper Company, later xpedx, and now the Dillard Fund has generously supported the presentation of Art on Paper exhibitions as well as the development of an important collection of works on paper purchased from those shows. Now numbering close to 600 items, the Dillard Collection of Art on Paper includes examples by noted artists such as Romare Bearden, Stuart Davis, Joan Mitchell, Saya Woolfalk, and Toyin Ojih Odutola, to name a few. In addition, the Weatherspoon takes pride in having acquired from past Art on Paper exhibitions the first works to enter a museum collection by Eva Hesse, Robert Smithson, Amy Cutler, and possibly others. Not surprising, the works that comprise the collection vary in theme, technique, style, and purpose, and consequently offer infinite ways to incorporate them into museum exhibitions. Each work on paper—and the collection as a whole—serves as a valuable resource and source of pride for the campus and broader communities.

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Title Artist Medium & Support Creation Date Accession Number
Untitled (Subway Drawing)   Anastasi, William   graphite on paper  1987 
Aminata Linnaea   Berrio, Maria   Mixed media on canvas  2013 
Anemones   Blaine, Nell   ink on paper  1964 
Study for Lincoln Center Mural   Bontecou, Lee   graphite on paper  1963 
Nude   Castro-Cid, Enrique   pastel on paper  1970 
The Misadventures of the Liberating Savages   Chagoya, Enrique   acrylic, water-based oil paint, graphite, collage and ink transfers on amate paper  2004 
Packaged Girl   Christo   collage, graphite, colored pencil, plastic, thread and staples on paper  1968 
Untitled (Dog)   De Forest, Roy   pastel, watercolor, charcoal and colored pencil on paper  1975 
A Hand-Painted Tie   Dine, Jim   pastel and graphite on paper  1961 
Bruegel Next Door   Eisenman, Nicole   ink and watercolor on paper  1994 
Dark Red Mountain   Ernst, Jimmy   gouache on paper  1958 
FF shadowplay   Evans, Franklin   watercolor and ink on paper  2006 
Anna da Forli   Graham, John   graphite and white conte crayon on two sheets of tracing paper  1946 
Tricky Finger   Hammond, Jane   graphite, crayon, transfer, color photocopy, linoleum block print, gouache and acrylic on handmade paper  1993 
No title No. 1   Hesse, Eva   ink wash and graphite on paper board with cotton string  1967 
Untitled   Kline, Franz   pastel on paper  1957 
Untitled   Kuniyoshi, Yasuo   graphite and watercolor on wove paper  c. 1927 
The Blue Jug   Lazzell, Blanche   charcoal on paper  1927 
Untitled   Marden, Brice   graphite on paper  1966 
New York Skyline   Marsh, Reginald   watercolor and graphite on paper  September 25, 1934 
Head of a Woman   Martin, Knox   graphite on paper  1972 
Cold Lake   McLain, Kimowan   digital photograph, tape, rust, dye, water and tobacco on paper  2004 
Nahan's Shangri-La   Moon, Jiha   ink and acrylic on Hanji paper  2007 
Mineral Collection No. 3   Mullican, Lee   ink and watercolor wash on paper  1948 
Strollers   Pène du Bois, Guy   ink and watercolor on paper  1930 
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