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Curated Group

Children and Childhood — Collection Theme

Curated by Katherine Hattersey

Group Details:

Objects in UMMA’s collection related to the theme of Children and Childhood.

This portfolio offers a wide range of images and objects that depict children. In some of the works, children are accompanied by mothers and fathers, while in others they are shown playing with other children. Still others show children as personifications of innocence. Some of the works are snapshots, while others are professional photographs or imaginative renderings, all bringing up questions about presence and identity. From discussions of race and social standing to those of innocence and the absence of fault, the huge variety of works allows for diverse discussions about the depictions of children and childhood over space and time.

circa 1970-1987
Andy Warhol
gelatin silver print on paper
1981
Bruce Davidson
gelatin silver print on paper
1981
Bruce Davidson
gelatin silver print on paper
Artist Unknown
gelatin silver print on paper
1969
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
circa 950
Teotihuacáno; Mexican
terracotta
circa late 1840s
Utagawa Hiroshige
color woodblock print on paper
1977-1980
Gerald Parker
gelatin silver print on paper
1985
Baldwin Lee
gelatin silver print on paper
1889
Camille Pissarro
graphite on white paper
1969
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
circa 1953
Pierre Daura
oil on canvas
1847-1935
Max Liebermann
etching and drypoint on paper
1984
Baldwin Lee
gelatin silver print on paper
1931
Käthe Kollwitz
lithograph on paper
1966
Ralph Eugene Meatyard
gelatin silver print on paper
1970
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1527-1585
Luca Cambiaso
pen and ink on white paper
1970
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
circa 1648
Stefano della Bella
etching and engraving on paper
1971
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
circa 1648
Stefano della Bella
etching and engraving on paper
1971
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
20th century
Inuit
stone
1971
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1910
Käthe Kollwitz
softground etching on paper
1972
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1877-1957
Maurice Sterne
black and sepia wash and graphite on Japanese rice paper
1972
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1965-1966, printed 1979
Alen MacWeeney
gelatin silver print on paper
1973
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1953
Elliott Erwitt
gelatin silver print on paper
1973
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1953; printed 1985
Elliott Erwitt
gelatin silver print on paper
1973
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1983
Baldwin Lee
gelatin silver print on paper
1946
David Alfaro Siqueiros
lithograph on paper
1919
Alice Hughes
platinum print on paper
n.d.
Marjorie Hecht
watercolor on paper
1971
Alex Traube
gelatin silver print on paper
20th century
Alma Davenport
gelatin silver print on paper
1961
James Weeks
wash over graphite
1930
Pierre Bonnard
etching on paper
1955; printed 1980
Elliott Erwitt
gelatin silver print on paper
1933, printed 1967
Paul Strand
photogravure on paper
1971; printed 1982
Ralph Gibson
gelatin silver print on paper
1964
Elliott Erwitt
gelatin silver print on paper
1976; printed 1980
Elliott Erwitt
gelatin silver print on paper
1955; printed 2006
Lucien Clergue
gelatin silver print on paper
1970
Karel Appel
color lithograph on dark cream Arches wove paper
1799
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
etching and burnished aquatint on paper
circa 1960-1980
Manuel Carrillo
gelatin silver print on paper
1933; printed circa 1981
Manuel Álvarez Bravo
gelatin silver print on paper
1799
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
etching and burnished aquatint on paper
1960-1980
Manuel Carrillo
gelatin silver print on paper
1982
Dotty Attie; Solo Press Inc.
lithograph with watercolor on B.F.K wove paper
1982
Dotty Attie; Solo Press Inc.
lithograph on Arches paper
1982
Dotty Attie; Solo Press Inc.
lithograph on Arches paper
1982
Dotty Attie; Solo Press Inc.
lithograph on Arches paper
1982
Dotty Attie; Solo Press Inc.
lithograph on Arches paper
1982
Dotty Attie; Solo Press Inc.
lithograph on Arches paper
1982
Dotty Attie; Solo Press Inc.
lithograph on Arches white paper
1982
Dotty Attie; Solo Press Inc.
lithograph with watercolor on B.F.K wove paper
1982
Dotty Attie
lithograph on Arches white paper
1982
Dotty Attie; Solo Press Inc.
lithograph on Arches paper
1982
Dotty Attie; Solo Press Inc.
lithograph on Arches paper
1982
Dotty Attie; Solo Press Inc.
lithograph with watercolor, on BFK wove paper
1982
Dotty Attie; Solo Press Inc.
lithograph with watercolor, on BFK wove paper
1982
Dotty Attie; Solo Press Inc.
lithograph with watercolor on BFK cream wove paper
1982
Dotty Attie; Solo Press Inc.
lithograph, with watercolor on B.F.K wove paper
1982
Dotty Attie; Solo Press Inc.
lithograph on Arches paper
1982
Dotty Attie; Solo Press Inc.
lithograph with watercolor on B.F.K wove paper
1982
Dotty Attie; Solo Press Inc.
lithograph with watercolor on B.F.K. wove paper
1982
Dotty Attie; Solo Press Inc.
lithograph with watercolor on B.F.K wove paper
1982
Dotty Attie; Solo Press Inc.
lithograph with watercolor on B.F.K wove paper
1982
Dotty Attie; Solo Press Inc.
lithograph with watercolor on B.F.K wove paper
1982
Dotty Attie; Solo Press Inc.
lithograph with watercolor on B.F.K wove paper
1982
Dotty Attie; Solo Press Inc.
lilthograph with watercolor on B.F.K wove paper
1982
Dotty Attie; Solo Press Inc.
lithograph with watercolor on B.F.K wove paper
1982
Dotty Attie; Solo Press Inc.
lithograph with watercolor on B.F.K wove paper
1982
Dotty Attie; Solo Press Inc.
lithograph with watercolor on B.F.K wove paper
1890
James Abbott McNeill Whistler
lithograph on laid paper
1891
James Abbott McNeill Whistler
etching, printed in dark brown ink on laid paper trimmed to platemark
1990-1999
Blanch Ackers
crayon on paper
1703-1770
François Boucher
black and white chalk on gray paper
circa 1940
Suzuki Harunobu
color woodblock print on paper
1987-2000
Blanch Ackers
graphite, colored pencil, crayon, black ink, and marker on white wove paper
1987-2000
Blanch Ackers
marker, black ink, paper collage, crayon, graphite on white wove paper
1910-1934
John Kane
oil on canvas
1652
Adriaen Jansz van Ostade
etching, engraving and drypoint on laid paper
1900
Edward S. Curtis; John Andrew & Son, Boston
photogravure on paper
1910
Edward S. Curtis; John Andrew & Son, Boston
photogravure on paper
1855
John Phillip
oil on canvas
1875-1876
James Abbott McNeill Whistler
drypoint, printed in black ink on laid paper
1859
James Abbott McNeill Whistler
etching and drypoint, printed in black ink on laid paper
circa 1873
James Abbott McNeill Whistler
drypoint, printed in dark brown ink on laid paper
1859
James Abbott McNeill Whistler
drypoint on paper
1974
Jacob Lawrence
screenprint on paper
circa 1960-1975
Eddie Arning
oil pastel on paper
circa 1950-1951
Baltasar Lobo
lithograph on paper
1999
Keith Carter
gelatin silver print on paper
circa 1960-1975
Eddie Arning
oil pastel on paper
1899-1950
Morris Topchevsky
lithograph on paper
1929
Käthe Kollwitz
woodcut on Japan paper
1968
Robert Bechtle
lithograph on paper
1734-1802
George Romney
sepia brush and wash on white paper
1976; printed 1980
Elliott Erwitt
gelatin silver print on paper
1954; printed 1980
Elliott Erwitt
gelatin silver print on paper
1952
Guy Krogh
color lithograph on paper
circa 1940
Mike Disfarmer
gelatin silver print on paper
1967
Emilio Sanchez
black and white lithograph on paper
1799
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
etching and burnished aquatint on paper
1975
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1970-1971
Diane Arbus
gelatin silver print on paper
1976
Ruth Weisberg
lithograph on paper
1936
Arnold Eagle; David Robbins
gelatin silver print on paper
1939
Arthur Lehmann
lithograph on paper
1969
Lucebert
oil on canvas
1903
Clarence H. White; Alfred Stieglitz
photogravure on paper
circa 1969-1973
Eddie Arning
oil pastel on paper
circa 1957
Mike Disfarmer
gelatin silver print on paper
1969
Waldo Peirce
lithograph on paper
19th century
Burton Brothers
albumen print on paper
1958
Larry Rivers
Six-color lithograph on Rives paper
1956
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1956
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1957
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1957
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1965
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1973
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1974
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1974
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1975
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1976
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1976
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1976
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1976
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1971
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1977
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1977
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1978
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1978
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1978
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1982
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1983
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1985
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1985
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1986
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1986
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1988
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1993
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1957
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1956
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1993
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1974
Nakayama Tadashi
color woodblock print on paper
1968
Joel Meyerowitz
gelatin silver print on paper
1937, printed 1975
Arthur Rothstein
gelatin silver print on paper
1876
Camille Pissarro
oil on canvas
1917-1956
Guy Krogh
lithograph on paper
1972; printed 1982
Ralph Gibson
gelatin silver print on paper
1898 - 1899
Eugène Atget; Berenice Abbott
gold-toned gelatin silver print on paper
1777-1811
Saverio della Gatta
watercolor on paper
1960-1980
Manuel Carrillo
gelatin silver print on paper
1960-1980
Manuel Carrillo
gelatin silver print on paper
1972
Conrad Pressma
toned gelatin silver print on paper
1966
Paul Krot
gelatin silver print on paper
Max Liebermann
etching on beige wove paper
1940
Basil Hawkins
lithograph on paper
1955
Takis (Dimitris) Tloupas
gelatin silver print on paper
20th century
Manuel Carrillo
gelatin silver print on paper
1908-1924
Lewis W. Hine
gelatin silver print on paper
1969
Joel Meyerowitz
gelatin silver print on paper
mid 20th century
Saitō Kiyoshi
color woodblock print on paper
1740s; published 1753
Giovanni Battista Piazzetta; Giovanni Cattini; Franz Xavier Jungwirth
engraving on paper
1981
Bruce Davidson
gelatin silver print on paper
circa 1778-1810
John Hoppner
oil on canvas
1900
Maurice Denis
color lithograph on beige wove paper
1970
Dmitri Baltermants
gelatin silver print on paper
mid 20th century
Saitō Kiyoshi
color woodblock print on paper
2004
Ken Rosenthal
toned gelatin silver print on paper
1996; printed 2005
Tammy Corner-Campbell
toned gelatin silver print on paper
20th century
Howard Zieff
gelatin silver print on paper
1990-2000
David Rosen
gelatin silver print on paper
1990-2000
David Rosen
gelatin silver print on paper
1989
David Teplica
albumen coated, selenium and gold chloride toned gelatin silver print on paper
1939; printed 1990
John Vachon
gelatin silver print on paper
circa 1976-1980
Louis Stettner
gelatin silver print on paper
1962; printed 1999
Bruce Davidson
gelatin silver print on paper
2004; printed 2006
Fritz Liedtke
toned gelatin silver print on paper
1986; printed 1991
Sylvia Plachy
toned gelatin silver print on paper
1990; printed 1995
Carl Weese
toned gelatin silver print on paper
2002
Cathy Spence
toned gelatin silver print on paper
1996; printed 2005
Tammy Corner-Campbell
toned gelatin silver print on paper
1998
Kay Denton
gelatin silver print on paper
1998
Kay Denton
gelatin silver print on paper
1990
Jed Fielding
gelatin silver print on paper
1991
Patricia Richards
gelatin silver print on paper
1972; printed 1973
William Gedney
toned gelatin silver print on paper
1995
Lauren Greenfield
dye destruction print on paper
1988; printed 1989
Marketa Luscakova
gelatin silver print on paper
1986
Sally Mann
gelatin silver print on paper
2000
Doug Menuez
digital pigment print on paper
1937
Humphrey Spender
toned gelatin silver print on paper
1998
K. Hatch
gelatin silver print mounted on board
2003
Julie Blackmon
gelatin silver print on paper
2003
Julie Blackmon
gelatin silver print on paper
2007
Julie Blackmon
inkjet pigment print paper
2000; printed 2001
Ellie Brown
toned gelatin silver print on paper
1985; printed 1994
Kevin Burbinski
toned gelatin silver print on paper
1992, printed 1993
Keith Carter
platinum-palladium print on paper
2000
Kay Denton
gelatin silver print on paper
1936, printed 1990
Walker Evans
gelatin silver print on paper
2006; printed 2007
Brandon Herman
Fujicolor c-print on paper
1950-2013
Anne Hughes
c-print on paper
1939; printed 1990
Dorothea Lange
toned gelatin silver print on paper
1938; printed 1990
Russell Lee
toned gelatin silver print on paper
1950-2013
Paul Ruby
toned gelatin silver print on paper
2003
Kanako Sasaki
pigmented inkjet print on paper
1995
Jock Sturges
toned gelatin silver print on paper
Artist Unknown
2003
Julie Blackmon
gelatin silver print on paper
2005; printed 2006
Juan Buhler
c-print on Kodak Professional Endura Paper
1998
Kay Denton
gelatin silver print on paper
1995
Jed Fielding
gelatin silver print on paper
1964
Andy Warhol; Sirocco Screenprinters
screenprint on paper
2000
Robert F. George
gelatin silver print on paper
2003; printed 2005
David Hilliard
chromogenic print on paper
2003; printed 2005
David Hilliard
chromogenic print on paper
2003; printed 2005
David Hilliard
chromogenic print on paper
circa 1939-1942, printed 1942
Helen Levitt
gelatin silver print on paper
1992
John Patrick Salisbury
toned gelatin silver print on paper
1935; printed 1990
Ben Shahn
toned gelatin silver print on paper
1941; printed 2000
Marion Post Wolcott
gelatin silver print on paper
1992
Patricia Waltzell
gelatin silver print on paper
1998
Rita Bernstein
gelatin silver print on paper
2003
Julie Blackmon
gelatin silver print on paper
1996
Kay Denton
gelatin silver print on paper
1983, printed 1994
Stephen DiRado
gelatin silver print on paper
1934; printed 1991
Alfred Eisenstaedt
gelatin silver print on paper
1939; printed 1990
Dorothea Lange
toned gelatin silver print on paper
1942; printed 1990
Arthur Siegel
toned gelatin silver print on paper
1933; printed 1980
Henri Cartier-Bresson
gelatin silver print on paper
1963; printed circa 1990
Leonard Freed
toned gelatin silver print on paper
1976
Stephen Graham
color photograph on paper
1989
Rodney Alan Greenblat
screenprint on paper
2000; printed 2005
Catherine Angel
toned gelatin silver print on paper
1965-1970
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi ; Richard Davis; Editions Alecto
photolithograph on paper
1965 - 1970
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi ; Richard Davis; Editions Alecto
photolithograph on paper
1970
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi ; Richard Davis; Editions Alecto
photolithograph on paper
1965-1970
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi ; Richard Davis; Editions Alecto
photolithograph on paper
20th century
Jimmy Lee Sudduth
pigmented sweet mud on plywood
1903
Clarence H. White; Alfred Stieglitz
photogravure on paper
1902
Alfred Stieglitz; Clarence H. White
photogravure on paper
printed 1978
Stereo Classics Studio
photograph on cardboard
1938; printed later
John Vachon
gelatin silver print on paper
1930
Kawase Hasui
color woodblock print on paper, ôban tate-e size
1990
Lola Schwabel
black and white photograph on paper
20th century
Artist Unknown
color photograph on paper
1994
Rita Bernstein
gelatin silver print on paper
December 10, 2013; printed April 13, 2015
William Castellana
archival pigment ink print on paper
1984
Joel Meyerowitz
chromogenic print on paper
1945
Arthur Rothstein
gelatin silver print on paper
1886
James Jacques Joseph Tissot
mezzotint on paper
1949
Richard Wilt
oil on canvas
1983
Richard Swanson
gelatin silver print on paper
2003
Peter Turnley
archival pigment print on paper
Brenda Goodman
collage on board
1965 - 1970
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi ; Richard Davis; Editions Alecto
photolithograph on paper
1967
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi ; Kelpra Studio Ltd, London
screenprint on paper
1965-1970
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi ; Richard Davis; Editions Alecto
photolithograph on paper
1965-1970
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi ; Richard Davis; Editions Alecto
photolithograph on paper
1981
Jean-Michel Basquiat
crayon on paper
1981
Jean-Michel Basquiat
colored crayons on paper
1964
Philip Evergood
lithograph on wove paper