Monthly Archives: September 2009

Mark Tansey

Soft Borders Mark Tansey American1997 With wit and irony, this painting reveals Mark Tansey’s fascination with the nature of time, space, and painting itself. Against a mountain backdrop he painted four interrelated scenes: a small tribe of native Americans, an … Continue reading

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Today’s Pick

The King1933–37Max Beckmann German, 1884–1950oil on canvas53 1/8 x 39 3/8 in. (135 x 100 cm)Bequest of Morton D. May…&newvalues=1&newstyle=single&newcurrentrecord=20

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Gerhard Richter

Abstract Painting (750-1), 1991 Gerhard Richter German Among the most recognized and influential artists working today, Gerhard Richter is difficult to classify because he simultaneously paints in a staggering variety of styles, veering freely from realism to abstraction. Abstractions such … Continue reading

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Today’s Pick

Walter Robertson American, b.Circa 1750, d.1802 George Washington 1794Late 18th CenturyUnited States 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (8.9 x 7 cm)watercolor on ivory Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fleischmann in memory of Julius FleischmannCopyright Credit: Cincinnati Art Museum

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A Scandal in the Suburbs by X.J. Kennedy

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Alberto Giacometti

Caroline1964 Alberto GiacomettiSwiss, 1901–1966 oil on canvas36 1/4 x 25 5/8 in. (92.1 x 65.1 cm) Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pulitzer Jr. This somber portrait rendered in black, white, and gray features a young woman who confronts the … Continue reading

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