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Gris, Juan (1887-1927) – 1912 Self-Portrait (Private Collection)

José Victoriano González-Pérez , better known as Juan Gris, was a Spanish painter and sculptor who lived and worked in France most of his life. His works are closely connected to the emergence of Cubism. In 1906 he moved to Paris and became friends with Henri Matisse, Georges Braque, Fernand Léger, and in 1915 he…

Gustav Klimt

At the Neue Galerie I was not allowed to photograph the famous Klimt portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer, which used to hang in the Belvedere in Vienna, Austria, but the Museum of Modern Art is very photographer-friendly. Gustav Klimt, Die Hoffnung, II   (1907), oil, gold, and platinum on canvas, 1.105 x 1.105 m (3′ 7½"…

Marcoussis, Louis (1883c.-1941) – 1921 The Cardplayer (Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California, USA)

Color lithograph on wove paper; 24.8 x 20 cm. Louis Marcoussis, formerly Ludwik Kazimierz Wladyslaw Markus or Ludwig Casimir Ladislas Markus, (1878 or 1883,[1] Łódź – October 22, 1941, Cusset) was a painter and engraver of Polish origin who lived in Paris for much of his life and became a French citizen. After studying law…

Marcoussis, Louis (1883c.-1941) – 1929 Interior with Double Bass (Tate Collection, London, UK)

Oil on canvas; 49.5 x 60.0 cm. Louis Marcoussis, formerly Ludwik Kazimierz Wladyslaw Markus or Ludwig Casimir Ladislas Markus, (1878 or 1883,[1] Łódź – October 22, 1941, Cusset) was a painter and engraver of Polish origin who lived in Paris for much of his life and became a French citizen. After studying law briefly in…

Marcoussi, Louis (1883c.-1941) – 1939 Composition with the Face and the Shell (Private Collection)

Oil on canvas on panel; 35 x 44.5 cm. Louis Marcoussis, formerly Ludwik Kazimierz Wladyslaw Markus or Ludwig Casimir Ladislas Markus, (1878 or 1883,[1] Łódź – October 22, 1941, Cusset) was a painter and engraver of Polish origin who lived in Paris for much of his life and became a French citizen. After studying law…