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Tabloid #1 of many I hope

It’s a crappy image, but I think you get the idea. Tabloid #1acrylic, latex, oil, ink, pencil, and newspaper on hinged canvases2002 I gotta make more of these! This is a deconstruction of a tabloid newspaper. I boiled it down … Continue reading

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Andy Warhol

Double Elvis, 1963/1976Silkscreen ink, synthetic polymer paint on canvasAndy WarholAmerican, 1928 – 1987Each panel: 82 1/4 x 59 1/8in. (208.9 x 150.2cm) Double Elvis, 1963, consists of two large panels covered with silver paint. One of the panels bears a … Continue reading

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Robert Indiana

Love 1966 Robert Indiana American oil on canvas 71 7/8 x 71 7/8 in. In this painting, four red letters affectionately touch, spelling out the word “love.” This symmetrical, hard-edged composition belongs to a series that Indiana developed between 1964 … Continue reading

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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 http://stlouis.art.museum/emuseum/code/emuseum.asp?style=Browse&currentrecord=13&page=collection&profile=objects&searchdesc=Modern%20Art…&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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Giovanni Antonio Canal

An Island in the Lagoon with a Gateway and a Church1743–44 Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal)Italian, 1697–1768 oil on canvas20 1/8 x 27 in. (51.1 x 68.6 cm)Friends Fund Accession Number: 12:1967On view in Gallery 222 Place made:Venice, Veneto, Italy Canaletto … Continue reading

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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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