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Giorgio Morandi. Natura Morta, 1953 Oil on canvas

Natura Morta by Giorgio Morandi

"It takes me weeks to make up my mind which group of bottles will go well with a particular tablecloth. ...

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Edward Hopper,' Chop Suey', 1929. Oil on canvas. Collection of Barney A. Ebsworth

Chop Suey by Edward Hopper

"I have tried to present my sensations in what is the most congenial and impressive form possible to ...

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Wassily Kandinsky - Deepened Impulse Detail

Deepened Impulse (Vertiefte Regung) by Wassily Kandinsky

"Technically, every work of art comes into being in the same way as the cosmos — by means of catastrophes, ...

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Picasso, La Gommeuse, 1901

La Gommeuse by Pablo Picasso

"...both temptation and downfall incarnate, a high priestess of melancholy and a siren of joie de vivre." Picasso's La ...

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Juan Gris, Newspaper and Fruit Dish, 1916

Newspaper and Fruit Dish by Juan Gris

José Victoriano Carmelo Carlos González-Pérez, better known as the great Spanish cubist Juan Gris (1887-1927) ...

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Restaurant de la Machine at Bougival by Maurice de Vlaminck

Restaurant de la Machine at Bougival by Maurice de Vlaminck

“Good painting is like good cooking; it can be tasted, but not explained.” This large rhythmically ...

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Nicolai Fechin, Portrait of Duane_cropped

Portrait of Duane by Nicolai Fechin

"The artist's problem of retaining the true pure strength of color depends on keeping the pigments separate ...

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Ferdinand Hodler Detail. Portrait of Gertrud Muller

Portrait of Gertrud Müller by Ferdinand Hodler

“The work of art will bring to light a new order inherent in things…the idea of unity.” Portrait of ...

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Henri-Edmond Cross, Hair (cropped)

La Chevelure by Henri-Edmond Cross

The hidden face behind a thick curtain of hair is the sole object of La Chevelure (Hair) by Henri-Edmond ...

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Avenue de Clichy by Louis Anquetin

Avenue de Clichy by Louis Anquetin sweeps us into a rainy twilight in Montmartre, where lights from the ...

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Studland Beach by Vanessa Bell, 1912

Studland Beach by Vanessa Bell

"Defining modernism in American art is a slippery task. As an art historical term, ‘modern’ refers to ...

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Raoul Hausmann, Tatlin at Home, 1920

Tatlin at Home by Raoul Hausmann

"We called [the] process “photomontage,” because it embodied our refusal to play the part of the artist. ...

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Odilon Redon, The Smiling Spider

The Smiling Spider by Odilon Redon

"One must respect black, nothing prostitutes it. It does not please the eye and it awakens no sensuality. ...

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Amedeo Modigliani, L'Amazone

L’Amazone by Amedeo Modigliani

“What I am seeking is not the real and not the unreal but rather the unconscious, the mystery of the ...

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Juan Gris, Guitar on a Chair, 1913

Guitar on a Chair by Juan Gris

“I prefer the emotion that corrects the rule.” One of the most revolutionary movements of the twentieth ...

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Auguste Rodin, The Kiss

The Kiss by Auguste Rodin

“Man's naked form belongs to no particular moment in history; it is eternal, and can be looked upon with ...

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Mystery and Melancholy of a Street by Giorgio de Chirico

Mystery and Melancholy of a Street by Giorgio de Chirico

“To become truly immortal, a work of art must escape all human limits: logic and common sense will only ...

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Pablo Picasso, Garcon a la Pipe, 1905

Garçon a la Pipe (Boy with Pipe) by Pablo Picasso

“It takes a very long time to become young.” - Pablo Picasso Picasso painted this portrait of a Parisian ...

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K.S. Petrov-Vodkin, Bathing of a Red Horse

Bathing of the Red Horse by Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin

“I had three versions. In the process of working I set out more and more demands from the purely painterly ...

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Auguste Rodin, Cambodian Dancers

Cambodian Dancers by Auguste Rodin

“If they are beautiful, it is because they have a natural way of producing the right movements…” Graceful ...

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Guillaume Apollinaire - Calligramme - Poème du 9 février

Poems of Peace and War by Guillaume Apollinaire

Reconnais-toi  Cette adorable personne c'est toi Sous le grand chapeau canotier Oeil  Nez La ...

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Kazimir Malevich, Boy with Knapsack, AbEx

Boy with Knapsack – Color Masses in the Fourth Dimension by Kazimir Malevich

“Suprematism is the rediscovery of pure art, which, in the course of time, had become obscured by the ...

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Umberto Boccioni, Dynamism of a soccer player

Dynamism of a Soccer Player by Umberto Boccioni

"To paint a human figure you must not paint it; you must render the whole of its surrounding atmosphere ...

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Paul Gauguin, Nafea Faa Ipoipo

Nafea Fas Ipoipo (When Will You Marry) by Paul Gauguin

“May the day come soon when I’ll be myself in the woods of an ocean island! To live there in ecstasy, ...

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Demeter by Jean Arp, 1964

Demeter by Jean Arp

"Suddenly my need for interpretation vanished, and the body, the form, the supremely perfected work became ...

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Au Cirque Marc Chagall

Au Cirque by Marc Chagall

"It is a magic word, circus, a timeless dancing game where tears and smiles, the play of arms and legs ...

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Frida Kahlo - Self-Portrait with thorns and hummingbird

Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird by Frida Kahlo

“My painting carries with it the message of pain.”  Perhaps, no other quote describes Frida Kahlo’s ...

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Cats by Natalia Goncharova

Cats by Natalia Goncharova

"…the creation of new forms, an extending and deepening of the problems of color. This will help me to ...

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Christina’s World by Andrew Wyeth

"The challenge to me was to do justice to her extraordinary conquest of a life which most people would ...

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Figures in the Night Guided by the Phosphorescent Tracks by Joan Miro

Figures in the Night Guided by the Phosphorescent Tracks of Snails by Joan Miro

“It is as though he [Joan Miro] had decided to condense all that he loves most - women, the night, stars, ...

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De Lempicka_Musician_cropped

The Musician by Tamara de Lempicka

Art and design of the Jazz Age epitomized the glamour of the era. Bold color, shimmery metallics, and ...

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Luigi Russolo Dinamismo di un Automobile, 1912

Dinamismo di un’Automobile by Luigi Russolo

Speed! Technology! Destruction! These were the battle cries of the Futurists, a movement launched by ...

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Sonia Delaunay - simultaneous contrasts

Simultaneous Contrasts by Sonia Delaunay

“I have lived my art!” – Sonia Delaunay Simultaneous Contrasts, by Sonia Delaunay may be described ...

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Marcel Duchamp Portrait of Chess Players

Portrait of Chess Players by Marcel Duchamp

"I have come to the personal conclusion that while all artists are not chess players, all chess players ...

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Gustav Klimt The Kiss, 1907

The Kiss by Gustav Klimt

Whoever wants to know something about me - as an artist which alone is significant - they should look ...

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Frantisek Kupka - Orphism

L’eau by Frantisek Kupka

“When we try to remember a dream... often we only retain a skeleton of the dream images... a vague grid, ...

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Paul Cézanne (French, 1839 - 1906 ), The Artist's Father, Reading "L'Événement", 1866, oil on canvas, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon

The Artist’s Father, Reading “L’Événement” by Paul Cezanne

"Art has a harmony which parallels that of nature…" This is a seemingly simple composition by Paul ...

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Gabriele Munter, Malade (Krank) 1917

Malade by Gabriele Munter

"My pictures are all moments of life - I mean instantaneous visual experiences, generally noted very ...

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Wassily Kandinsky - first abstract painting - Picture with Circle, 1911

Picture with Circle by Wassily Kandinsky

In 1935 Wassily Kandinsky wrote to his art dealer J.B. Nauman: At the time I was dissatisfied with the ...

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Basket of Apples, Paul Cezanne

Still Life with Bottle and Apple Basket by Paul Cezanne

Probably the most famous still life painter of the last 200 years - Paul Cezanne, is credited with laying ...

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El Lissitzky

Proun G7 by El Lissitzky

It's the utopian urban landscapes first imagined at the start of the 20th century. The then-Imperial ...

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Henri Matisse - The Flight of Icarus

Icarus by Henri Matisse

Trust Henri Matisse to have a unique approach to well-known narratives of the Greek myths. Best known ...

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Shrimps by Qi Baishi

"The excellence of a painting lies in its being alike, yet unlike. Too much likeness flatters the vulgar ...

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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - Clown Cha-U-Kao - galleryIntell

Cha-U-Kao by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

We all know Toulouse-Lautrec's caricature-esque portrayals of the dancers and patrons of the Moulin Rouge, ...

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Woman with a Hat by Henri Matisse

— What was the color of the dress Madame was wearing while posing for the portrait? — Black, of course! The ...

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Pablo Picasso - Le Rêve - galleryIntell

Le Rêve by Pablo Picasso

“I had gone shopping to the Galeries Lafayette and Picasso saw me coming out of the Métro. He simply ...

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Gustav Klimt - Adele Bloch Bauer I - galleryIntell

Adele Bloch-Bauer I by Gustav Klimt

"This is our Mona Lisa…" These were the words of Ronald Lauder, heir to the Estee Lauder cosmetics ...

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Marc Chagall - Birthday - galleryIntell

Birthday by Marc Chagall

"Love and fantasy go hand in hand "- Marc Chagall It's her birthday and in a moment of emotion and ...

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