Tag Archives: Museum of Modern Art

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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J.M.W. Turner

The Burning of the Houses of Parliament, 1834-1835, Oil on Canvas, 36 x 48” approx. (91 x 122cm), Museum of Art, Philadelphia, US “The sun is God.” These are said to be Turner’s final words, and perhaps they were.  Whether … 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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