Month: September 2018

MoMA, New York, 2011 #2

Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890) The Starry Night 1889 oil on canvas 73 × 92 cm (28.7 × 36.2 in) "This morning I saw the country from my window a long time before sunrise," the artist wrote to his brother Theo, "with nothing but the morning star, which looked very big." Rooted in imagination and memory,…

Cabeça Oceano (Head Ocean) (1915) – Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso (1897- 1918)

Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea (Museu do Chiado), MNAC, Lisbon, Portugal Material : Watercolour on paper Collection: Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Modern Collection Inv.: 77DP359 BIOGRAPHY Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso moved to Paris in 1906. He was 19 and wanted to continue the studies in architecture that he had begun in Lisbon. The vibrancy of the Parisian…

Giacometti, Giovanni (1868-1912) – 1912 Portrait of Ottilia Giacometti (Oska Reinhart Foundation, Winterthur, Switzerland)

Oil on canvas Painter and printmaker. Although not as famous as his son Alberto Giacometti, he ranks as one of Switzerland’s noteworthy early modernists. After secondary school he studied painting in Munich, where he met Cuno Amiet. From 1888 he studied for three years in Paris at the Académie Julian. Between 1894 and 1899 he…

GUSTAV KLIMT

Querid@s amig@s de Los Favoritos, debo agradecer a la gran diseñadora Manuela Montero, por esta increíble pieza, ya que además de mostrar a un súper Favorito, lo representa de una manera preciosa. He hablado con varios que han pensado en hacer a Klimt, me incluyo, pero nadie se atrevió por lo complejo del autor. Manuela…