Monthly Archives: November 2008

Today’s Pick

Andy Warhol. (American, 1928-1987). Water Heater. 1961. Casein on canvas, 44 3/4 x 40″ (113.6 x 101.5 cm). Gift of Roy Lichtenstein. © 2008 Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York Advertisements

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Cy Twombly

Cy Twombly. (American, born 1928). The Italians. Rome, January 1961. Oil, pencil, and crayon on canvas, 6′ 6 5/8″ x 8′ 6 1/4″ (199.5 x 259.6 cm). Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Fund. © 2008 Cy Twombly Wild, scribbled, graffiti–like marks energize … Continue reading

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Scary, Beautiful Road

This is a road in South America… …in Bolivia… …and it’s pretty scary. Here is where it gets beautiful.

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Roy Lichtenstein

Roy Lichtenstein. (American, 1923-1997). Girl with Ball. 1961. Oil and synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 60 1/4 x 36 1/4″ (153 x 91.9 cm). Gift of Philip Johnson The Museum of Modern Art, MoMA Highlights, New York: The Museum of … Continue reading

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Robert Rauschenberg

Robert Rauschenberg. (American, 1925 – 2008). Bed. 1955. Combine painting: oil and pencil on pillow, quilt, and sheet on wood supports, 6′ 3 1/4″ x 31 1/2″ x 8″ (191.1 x 80 x 20.3 cm). Gift of Leo Castelli in … Continue reading

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Today’s Pick

Francis Bacon. (British, 1909-1992). Number VII from Eight Studies for a Portrait. 1953. Oil on linen, 60 x 46 1/8″ (152.3 x 117 cm). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William A. M. Burden. © 2008 Estate of Francis Bacon / … Continue reading

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Today’s Pick

Paul Klee. (German, born Switzerland. 1879-1940). Fire in the Evening. 1929. Oil on cardboard, 13 3/8 x 13 1/4″ (33.8 x 33.3 cm). Mr. and Mrs. Joachim Jean Aberbach Fund. © 2008 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG … Continue reading

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Ellsworth Kelly

Ellsworth Kelly. (American, born 1923). Colors for a Large Wall. 1951. Oil on canvas, sixty-four panels, 7′ 10 1/2″ x 7′ 10 1/2″ (240 x 240 cm). Gift of the artist. © 2008 Ellsworth Kelly Kelly arranged the sixty–four square … Continue reading

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Andrew Wyeth

Andrew Wyeth. (American, born 1917). Christina’s World. 1948. Tempera on gessoed panel, 32 1/4 x 47 3/4″ (81.9 x 121.3 cm). The woman crawling through the tawny grass was the artist’s neighbor in Maine, who, crippled by polio, “was limited … Continue reading

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Today’s Pick

Edward Steichen. (American, born Luxembourg. 1879-1973). In Exaltation of Flowers: Petunia, Caladium, Budleya. c. 1910-13. Tempera and gold leaf on canvas, 10′ x 8′ 4″ (304.9 x 243.8 cm). Gift of the Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Collection, given by … Continue reading

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