Tag: MOMA

Schiele, Egon (1890-1918) – 1910 Girl Putting on Shoe (Museum of Modern Art, New York City)

Watercolor and charcoal on paper, (irreg.): 36.8 x 31.8 cm. Egon Schiele was Austrian Expressionist painter, draftsman, and printmaker noted for the eroticism of his figurative works. As a student at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts (1907–09), Schiele was strongly influenced by the Jugendstil movement, the German Art Nouveau. He met Gustav Klimt, leader…

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,…

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"…