Tag: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Gorky, Arshile (1904-1948) – 1944 Water of the Flowery Mill (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City)

Oil on canvas; 107.3 x 123.8 cm. Arshile Gorky, original name Vosdanik Adoian (born April 15, 1904, Khorkom, Van, Turkish Armenia [now in Turkey]—died July 21, 1948, Sherman, Conn., U.S.), American painter, important as the direct link between the European Surrealist painters and the painters of the American Abstract Expressionist movement. Gorky’s early life was…

Degas – ballerina

Edgar Degas French 1834-1917 The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer, modeled ca. 1880, this cast 1922 Bronze, partially tinted, with cotton skirt and satin hair ribbon Degas exhibited the original version of this sculpture at the sixth Impressionist exhibition, in 1881. The wax original is tinted to simulate flesh, clothed in a fabric bodice, tutu, and ballet…

Aline Charigot

Detail of Aline Charigot from “By the Seashore” (1883) Oil on canvas By Auguste Renoir French, 1841-1919 Accession #: 29.100.125 Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, New York)—August 28, 2010 Like other artists who painted in an Impressionist style in the 1870s, Renoir eventually began to explore a different manner of painting. A trip to…

Raphael – Metropolitan Museum of Art

Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) Italy (1483 – 1520) The Agony in the Garden Together with Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, he forms the traditional trinity of great masters of that period. 2 day trip to New York – Photo 12 Posted by >singhsardar on 2017-04-05 22:07:44