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Song of Açude – A Poem in Colour (c.1915-1916) – Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso (1897-1918)

Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea (Museu do Chiado), MNAC, Lisbon, Portugal Material : Gouache on paper Collection: Calouste Gulbenkian Museum – Modern Collection Inv.: 87DP335 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…

La Japonaise (C Monet – W 387)

Huile sur toile, 231 x 142 cm, 1875 (W 387), Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Ce panneau décoratif, où Camille est revêtue d’une somptueuse robe d’acteur et coiffée d’une curieuse perruque blonde, est l’aboutissement surprenant de la dilection déjà ancienne pour les "japoneries". Mais cette "Japonaise" ou "Japonnerie" (cf. n° 153 du catalogue de la…

Vase de tulipes (C Monet – W 942)

Huile sur toile, 50 x 37 cm, 1885 (W 942). Panneau de la partie inférieure droite de la porte D du salon de Durand-Ruel (cf. D Wildenstein). Merci Michelangelo pour la photo : www.flickr.com/photos/47934977@N03/10220260864/in/photost… Posted by >photopoésie on 2010-04-07 21:48:27

Nature morte (Fernand Léger, 1938)

CAM Collection, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal Oil on Canvas Inv. PE 127 From Wikipedia Joseph Fernand Henri Léger (French: [leʒe]; February 4, 1881 – August 17, 1955) was a French painter, sculptor, and filmmaker. In his early works he created a personal form of cubism which he gradually modified into a more figurative, populist…

Offrande fanée (1937) – Paul Klee (1879 – 1940)

Arpad Szenes-Vieira da Silva Foundation, Praça das Amoreiras, Lisbon, Portugal BIOGRAPHY From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia MovementExpressionism, Bauhaus, Surrealism Paul Klee (German: [paʊ̯l ˈkleː]; 18 December 1879 – 29 June 1940) was a Swiss-German artist. His highly individual style was influenced by movements in art that included Expressionism, Cubism, and Surrealism. Klee was a natural…