Monday, September 2, 2013

14. European Paintings at the Met

Well here I am - back at the Metropolitan Museum of Art - can't stay away ... and it's absolutely awesome to be here in the presence of these wonderful European painters ... from the late 19th century / early 20th century.

I have tried to represent each of my favourite artists - but sometimes it's hard to just stop at one painting ... especially when a whole gallery is dedicated to each of them - maybe a dozen paintings by the one artist hanging there, speaking to me.

Jeanne Hebuterne - Amedeo Modigliani - Italian - 1919
 
Woman in an Armchair - Pablo Picasso - Spanish - 1913
 
The Seine at Chatou - Maurice de Vlaminck - French - 1906 
 
Madame Joseph-Michel Ginoux - Vincent van Gogh - Dutch - 1888 
 
Fourteen-year-old Dancer - Edgar Degas - French - 1889
 
Woman with a Cat - Fernand Leger - French - 1921
 
Candlestick and Playing Cards on a Table - Georges Braque - French - 1910
 
Unique Forms of Continuity in Space - Umberto Boccioni - Italian 1913
 
Dutch Interior (III) - Joan Miro - Spanish - 1928
 
The Dreamer - Pablo Picasso - Spanish - 1928
 
Nude Standing by the Sea - Pablo Picasso - Spanish - 1929
 
Still Life with a Guitar - Juan Gris - Spanish - 1913
 
The Jewish Angle - Giorgio de Chirico - Italian - 1916
 
Laurette in Green Robe - Henri Matisse - French - 1916
 
Regent Street, London - Andre Derain - French - 1906 
 
Two Tahitian Women - Paul Gauguin - French - 1899
 
Oleanders - Vincent van Gogh - Dutch - 1888
 
Ia Orana Maria - Paul Gauguin - French - 1889
 
Study for A Sunday on the Grande Jatte - George Seurat - French - 1884
 
Wheatfield with Cypresses - Vincent van Gogh - Dutch - 1889
 
Jallais Hill - Camille Pissarro - French - 1867
 
Bridge over a pond of Water Lilies - Claude Monet - French - 1889
 
The Parc Monceau - Claude Monet - French - 1878
 
The Daughters of Catulle Mendes - Auguste Renoir - French - 1888
 
Water Lilies - Claude Monet - French - 1898
 
Monte Sainte-Victoire - Paul Cezanne - French - 1898
 
Still Life with Apples and a Pot of Primroses - Paul Cezanne - French - 1890
 
Serena Pulitzer Lederer - Gustav Klimt - Austrian - 1899
 
The Spanish Singer - Edouard Manet - French - 1860
 
The Dance Class - Edgar Degas - French - 1874
 
Salome - Henri Regnault - French - 1870
 
etc etc etc ....
 
We are nearly finished with the Met ... so much that I could be showing you - but ... so tomorrow I'll post some beautiful ceramics that I found - then we'll finish up with some more marble wonders  ...