El NiÑo in Art

L.A. has been preparing for El Niño since October, and it's finally arrived. Let Mother Nature do her thing, and stay safe!
  1. John Constable, “Storm over Hampstead Heath,“ n.d.. Oil on canvas. 14 x 16 in. (35.6 x 40.6 cm). Collection University of California, Los Angeles. Hammer Museum. The James Kennedy Collection. Wight Art Gallery.
  2. Vito Acconci, “Inside a Room of Sky: Memphis,“ 2001. Digital Pigment print on etching. 22 x 30 in. (55.9 x 76.2 cm). Collection UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum. Gift of Exit Art.
  3. Ed Ruscha, “Hollywood in the Rain,” 1969. Color lithograph on calendered Rives BFK paper. 7 x 12 in. (17.8 x 30.5 cm). Gift of the UCLA Art Council. Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, UCLA.
  4. Muirhead Bone, “A Stormy Night in Italy,“ n.d.. Pencil, “with blue and black washes. 14 1/4 x 17 x 7/8 in. (36.2 x 43.2 x 2.2 cm). Collection UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum. Gift of Stuart and Beverly Denenberg.
  5. Marnie Weber, “Stormy Night at the Windmill,“ 2007. Collage on light jet print. 49 x 61 in. (124.5 x 154.9 cm). Hammer Museum, Los Angeles. Gift of Violet Hull and Steven Hull.
  6. Louise Leak, “Rainstorm: Departure,“ n.d.. Etching and aquatint. 15 7/8 x 17 1/4 in. (40.3 x 43.8 cm). Collection UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum. Gift of Mrs. Arthur Leak.
  7. Mark Klett, “Storm Clouds over Eastern Idaho, near Craters of the Moon,“ 1980. Silver Print. 16 x 19 7/8 in. (40.6 x 50.5 cm). Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, UCLA. Purchase.
  8. Kunisada II (Kunimasa), “Actor standing by a gate in night rain,“ 1850-52. Full-color woodcut . 14 1/8 x 9 13/16 in (35.8 x 25 cm). Collection UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Grunwald.
  9. Guy Maccoy, “Three Trees and a Low Sky,“ 1943. Screen print. 11 x 14 1/4 in. (27.9 x 36.2 cm). Collection UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum. Anonymous gift.
  10. John Rock, “Landscape with Rain,” 1963. Color lithograph. 11 x 19 1/4 in. (27.9 x 48.9 cm). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley I. Talpis. Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, UCLA.
  11. Eugene Isabey, “Stormy Sea and Shoreline,“ n.d.. Watercolor and gouache. 6 7/8 x 9 3/4 in. (17.4 x 24.7 cm). Collection UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum. Rudolf L. Baumfeld Bequest.
  12. Roland Strasser, “Storm clouds over Fall landscape,“ n.d.. Watercolor. 12 11/16 x 17 11/16 in. (32.2 x 45 cm). Rudolf L. Baumfeld Bequest. Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, UCLA.
  13. Hiroshige Utagawa, “Light rain at Shono, number 46,” 1832-1833. Full-color woodcut. 8 7/8 x 13 3/4 in. (22.6 x 34.9 cm). Purchased from the Frank Lloyd Wright Collection. Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, UCLA.
  14. James Welling, “Sky,“ 1979. Gelatin silver print. 4 3/4 x 4 in. (12.1 x 10.2 cm). Collection UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum. Gift of James Welling.
  15. Bertha Lum, “Rainy Twilight,” 1900. Color woodcut. 7 7/8 x 9 13/16 in. (20 x 24.9 cm). Collection UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum. Purchase.
  16. Hiroshige Utagawa, “Rain on the Saya River,” 1845-1855. Full-color woodcut. 7 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. (19 x 26 cm). Collection UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum. Purchased from the Frank Lloyd Wright Collection.
  17. Hiroshige Utagawa, “Rain at Suhara, number 40,” 1835-1836. Full-color woodcut (nishiki-e). 8 15/16 x 13 3/4 in. (22.7 x 34.9 cm). Collection UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum. Purchased from the Frank Lloyd Wright Collection.
  18. Hiroshige Utagawa, “Evening rain at Atake and Ohashi Bridge (Ohashi atake no yudachi), Number 58,” 1857/9. Full-color woodcut (nishiki-e). 13 5/16 x 8 5/8 in. (33.8 x 21.9 cm). Collection UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum. Purchased from the Frank Lloyd Wright Collection.
  19. Hiroshige Utagawa, “No.58 Rain at Tarui,” 1838-1839. Full-color woodcut. 8 11/16 x 13 5/8 in. (22 x 34.6 cm). Purchased from the Frank Lloyd Wright Collection. Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, UCLA.
  20. Hiroshige Utagawa, “Night Rain at Karasaki (Karasaki yau),” 1835-1840. Full-color woodcut. 3 15/16 x 5 7/8 in. (10 x 15 cm). Purchased from the Frank Lloyd Wright Collection. Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, UCLA.
  21. William Morehouse, “Storm Clouds, “Rarotonga,“ 1966. Crayon. 14 x 17 in. (35.6 x 43.2 cm). Dorothy Brown Bequest. Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, UCLA.
  22. Gustave Doré, “On thro' the storm he speeds, “'midst drowning cries,“ Whilst helpless vessels sink before his eyes, “1832-1883. Wood engraving. 15 1/2 x 11 7/8 in. (39.4 x 30.2 cm). Gift of Professor Claude E. Jones. Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, UCLA.
  23. Ohara Shoson (Koson), “Snipe in the Rain,” n.d.. Color woodcut. 14 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (36.8 x 19.1 cm). UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum. Gift of Astrid Preston.
  24. Joseph Bartscherer, “Third leaf poplars in a windstorm, “May 26, 1984,“ 1984. Gelatin silver print. 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm). Collection UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum. Gift of James Welling.
  25. Charles Ephraim Burchfield, “Church Bells Ringing, Rainy Windy Night,” 1917. Watercolor and gouache over graphite. 30 3/8 x 19 11/16 in. (77.2 x 50 cm). Gift of Mrs. Louise M. Dunn in memory of Henry G. Keller. Hammer Museum.