Monthly Archives: January 2011

Balthus

The Street 1933 Oil on canvas  6′ 4 3/4″ x 7′ 10 1/2″ (195 x 240 cm) The Museum of Modern Art New York, New York One of the nice things about making observations of a Balthus work is that … Continue reading

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Käthe Kollwitz

      Death Seizing A Woman (1934) Lithograph, printed in black  20 x 14½” Museum of Modern Art, New York         “What makes it great?” That’s what people want to know. “Why this and not this … Continue reading

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Claude Monet

  The Boat Studio (Le bateau-atelier)  1876  Oil on canvas  28⅛ x 23½”  The Barnes Foundation, Lincoln University   Merion, Pennsylvania             Monet is the artist other artists would like to be.  This is not to … Continue reading

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Edvard Munch

The Dance of Life,  1900 Oil on canvas,  49½”  x  6’3½”   Nasjonalgalleriet, Oslo, Norway Even if you don’t know who Munch is, you know his work.  His painting, the Scream (also called the Cry) is one of the most famous … Continue reading

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