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Rene Magritte

Mystery. There is a little mystery novel in this painting. The assassin works on his victim and the heads of three men watch through the rear window, recording his despicable acts. To either side of the door strong, fit men … Continue reading

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Edward Hopper III

New York Movie, 1939, Oil on canvas, 32.25 x 40.125 approx (81.9 x 101.9cm), Museum of Modern Art, New York City (Not on view) My desktop wallpaper is a copy of Edward Hopper’s New York Movie from 1939. I changed … Continue reading

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Winslow Homer

The Gulf Stream, 1899, Oil on canvas, 71.5 x 124.8cm (28.15” x 49.13”), Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City The great themes are usually held to be Man vs Man, Man vs Himself, and Man vs Nature (or God). … Continue reading

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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

A-Montrouge Rosa la Rouge, 1886-1887, Oil on Canvas, 28.5 x 19.25” (72.4 x 48.9 cm), The Barnes Foundation, Merion, Pennsylvania You are a young man of some personal means because your family is important, so important it looks to itself … Continue reading

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Fernand Léger

Three Women (Le Grand Déjeuner). 1921. Oil on canvas, 6.25’ x 3.25’, The Museum of Modern Art, New York I used this artist in a joke some time back and I’ve felt bad about it ever since. He didn’t deserve … Continue reading

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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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Henri Rousseau

The Sleeping Gypsy, 1897 57” by 6’7” Oil On Canvas They tell me this is Rousseau’s most famous painting, although I think several of the jungle pictures must surely be as well known.  In any event, this is one of … Continue reading

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