Monthly Archives: July 2009

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Guanyin 11th century Chinese Northern Song dynasty (960–1127) wood, gesso, and pigment with gildingheight: 39 in. (99.1 cm) Place of origin: China Guanyin is a Buddhist deity, an enlightened being who remains in the material world to aid in the … Continue reading

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Joseph Beuys

Iphigenia/Titus Andronicus 1985 Joseph Beuys German, 1921–1986 photographic transparency and negative with oil paint in steel, glass, and felt frame unnumbered, from edition of 45 plus 5 artist’s proofs 28 x 21 1/4 x 2 in. (71.1 x 54 x … Continue reading

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The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner

From my mother’s sleep I fell into the State,And I hunched in its belly till my wet fur froze.Six miles from earth, loosed from its dream of life,I woke to black flak and the nightmare fighters.When I died they washed … Continue reading

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Lyubov Popova Design for slogan ‘Long Live the Dictatorship of the Proletariat’ for the play ‘Earth in Turmoil’, by Sergei Tretiakov 1922-1923 Collection Merrill C. Berman

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Julian Beaver

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Max Beckman

Christ and the Woman Taken in Adultery 1917Max Beckmann German, 1884–1950oil on canvas58 3/4 x 49 7/8 in. (149.2 x 126.7 cm) Bequest of Curt ValentinAccession Number: 185:1955 Place made: Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany Towards the end of the … Continue reading

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Chuck Close

Keith1970 Chuck Close American, born 1940 acrylic on canvas108 1/4 x 84 in. (275 x 213.4 cm) Keith is one of seven large-scale grisaille paintings (rendered entirely in shades of gray) that Chuck Close created of his family and friends … Continue reading

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Andy Warhol. (American, 1928-1987). S&H Green Stamps. 1962. Silkscreen ink on synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 71 3/4 x 53 3/4″ (182.3 x 136.6 cm). Gift of Philip Johnson. © 2008 Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts / Artists … Continue reading

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