Paintings in Museum of Modern Art New York City

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Andrew Wyeth is a reputable American painter who received National Medal of Arts in 2007 by the president Barack Obama himself. Christina’s World Analysis This realistic and simple painting is Titled Christina’s world. The title is very meaningful comprising the whole way and state of life of the posing model. Apparently, the model was named Anna Christina Olson. She is depicted in the yellowish grassland with a house with other farm-related buildings at the back. The appealing aspect is that Christina was a patient of Polio, which has snatched away her ability to walk. One day, when she was enjoying the meadow and was crawling over it, painter Andrew Wyeth saw her from the window and decided to depict. Eloquent Title He decided the title […]

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Popular painters don’t always make paintings which are admired by everyone. The current piece is by Pablo Picasso and it wasn’t enthusiastically admired by critics or general people. Or even Picasso’s closest friends. It was considered to very raw and premature. The depicted essence of the picture was too real and the subject was also somewhat shunned in the real life. Title’s literal meaning is The Young Ladies of Avignon. Though, the name given by Picasso was The Brothel of Avignon. He portrayed five prostitutes from a brothel. Due to the ill reception Picasso got, the painting rested in his possession for years. It was too radical for the time. Though, after some time it was sold. Les Demoiselles d’Avignon Analysis As mentioned above, the […]

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Dali’s paintings always forced us to interpret meanings out of the irrelevant things he put in his paintings. They were sometimes grotesque, sometimes beautiful, dreamy, alien or totally unrelated to the world. But, every painting made sense through Dali’s own symbolism which often represented a subject. Though, the subject could be a message or just a simple depiction of an intriguing muse or something which grabbed Dali’s attention. Melting Watches and Unreal Creature For many critics, The Persistence of Memory is a demonstration of a dream world. It includes all the elements a dream could have. Though, the title itself represents the painting as being a memory fading away after a long time. Or being distorted after considerable time period. Reason for critics to interpret […]

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An inspiration for many, this painting has become Van Gogh’s most famous art work of all time as it has appeared in many TV shows and a movie. Van Gogh painted it while being in a room of Saint Remy’s. Nevertheless, as many people believe that it is literal depiction of the outer view from the windows of the room, the truth is Van Gogh did many displacement and add-ons to the scene to make it more perfect. The village and the blue sky are true to the real nature and there is no mention about any changes (as he did change the location of a constellation in his previous painting Starry Night over the Rhone). But the cypress is totally added and the mountain […]

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