Posted: July 23, 2014 Filed under: Art, Painting/Drawing | Tags: 1921, 20s, collage, dada, dadaism, Feathers, francis picabia, French, landscape, Surrealism, trees
Feathers. Francis Picabia. 1921
Posted: June 15, 2014 Filed under: Art, Sculpture | Tags: Aristide Maillol, French, Mediterranean, nude, woman
The Mediterranean. Aristide Maillol. 1902-05.
Posted: June 15, 2014 Filed under: Art, Painting/Drawing | Tags: country outing, cubism, fernand leger, French, La partie de campagne, Leger, leisure, modernism, primitivism, the outing
La partie de campagne. Fernand Leger. 1952
Posted: May 11, 2014 Filed under: Art, Sculpture | Tags: 40s, American, Brancusi, bronze, cubist, daughter, French, Jacques Lipchitz, love, MOMA, mother, Mother and Child, mother's day, mutilation, proto-cubist, Russian, woman
Mother and Child II. Jacques Lipchitz. 1941-45
Posted: April 18, 2014 Filed under: Art, Painting/Drawing | Tags: 1892, 19th century, Arearea, colours, dog, expressionism, French, Gauguin, joyousness, Paul Gauguin, red dog, Tahiti, tree, warm, women
Arearea (Joyousness). Paul Gauguin. 1892.
Posted: March 24, 2014 Filed under: Art, Sculpture | Tags: 19th century, 20th century, Auguste Rodin, classic, embrace, eternal, France, French, kiss, man, marble, Paris, passion, Rodin, romance, sculpture, spring, woman
Eternal Spring. Auguste Rodin. 1906-7.
Posted: March 10, 2014 Filed under: Art, Painting/Drawing, Photography | Tags: 20th century, art history, Beguiling of Merlin, Burne-Jones, Chris Marker, classic, French, ingres, La Gioconda, Leonardo da Vinci, metro, Mona Lisa, Paris, passengers, people, subway, travel, women
Passengers: A Subway Quartet. Chris Marker. 2008-2010.
In this series of photographs Chris Marker captures the passengers of Paris Metro at their most banal, illuminating the beauty and poetry of our everyday lives. In this sub-series, A Subway Quartet, Marker insets a famous classical painting which mirrors the expression and/or pose of his character.
Posted: February 19, 2014 Filed under: Art, Painting/Drawing | Tags: 1889, 19th century, flowers, French, Gauguin, Japanese, modern art, nature morte, oil on canvas, Paul Gauguin, post-impressionist, still life, Symbolist, Tahiti, vase, woodcut
Nature Morte à L’estampe Japonaise. Paul Gauguin. 1889.
Posted: February 4, 2014 Filed under: Art, Painting/Drawing | Tags: 1987, 19th century, abstract art, fauvism, fountain, French, girl, lake, Les Nabis, lithograph, Maurice Denis, mirror, print, reflection, Symbolist
The Reflection in the Fountain. Maurice Denis. 1897.