All posts tagged: modern art

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Kurt Schwitters

Kurt Schwitters was a German artist who was born in Hanover, Germany. He worked in multiple genres and media, including Dada, Constructivism, Surrealism, poetry, sound, painting, sculpture, graphic design, typography, and what came to be known as installation art. He …

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Alex G.Born

On July 18th, 2015, Mt. Melvil will present “Do You Agree?” the first solo show by Alex G.Born and raised in Los Angeles, Alex is a promising contemporary artist whose artwork is unique beyond comparison. Using acrylic paint on wood, …

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Anna Bella Geiger

Anna Bella Geiger is a Brazilian multi-disciplinary artist of Jewish-Polish ancestry, and professor at the Escola de Artes Visuais do Parque Lage. She works and lives in Rio de Janeiro. Her work is characterized by the use of various different …

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Francis Bacon

Another hauntingly beautiful painting by Francis Bacon: – Lying Figure, 1969. Like most paintings of female nudes by Bacon, this one was based upon photographs of Henrietta Moraes. It is bright lit, sharp shadows converging with organics and the bed …

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Max Beckmann

Max Beckmann was a German painter, draftsman, printmaker, sculptor, and writer. He is classified as an Expressionist artist, a term and an art movement clearly rejected by him. In United States, The Saint Louis Art Museum is home to 39 …

Dorothy Cantor

Dorothy Cantor is a visual artist. Dorothy Cantor has had several gallery and museum exhibitions, including at the The Andy Warhol Museum. She was a classmate and close friend of Andy Warhol – no introductions needed – and also of …

Cy Twombly

Edwin Parker “Cy” Twombly, Jr. (/saɪ ˈtwɒmbli/; April 25, 1928 – July 5, 2011[1]) was an American painter, sculptor and photographer. He belonged to the generation of Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns but made the specific choice to live in …

Reinhard Mucha

Reinhard Mucha was born in Düsseldorf, Germany in 1950 and studied with Klaus Rinke at the Düsseldorf Academy of Art, where he began to develop his highly complex artistic language that would find full form in a number of seminal …

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Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt was an Austrian painter whose work is beloved by audiences the world over and fetches high sums at auction. While the price tag may or may not be justified, Klimt’s paintings have their fans. Today, on what would …

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Hans Hofmann

Hans Hofmann began painting in Paris, where he worked alongside such titans of European Modernism as Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Fernand Léger, and Henri Matisse. His best-known early paintings combine Cubist structure with Fauvist color, as in Untitled (1943). Although …

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Linus Bill & Adrien Horni

Linus Bill + Adrien Horni In a time of previously unforeseen plurality, visibility and distribution, the value of the image has been elevated in its usefulness as a tool and simultaneously annihilated by its ease of multiplication and impossibility of …

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Denis Savary

Neige de Printemps by DENIS SAVARY Throughout the exhibition, the works – mainly unseen pieces – resonate with that moment, when the exhibition floor was a viewing platform to the snowy mountains around. From a small eskimo doll watching an …

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Andrew Dadson

Andrew Dadson’s paintings push the physical parameters of the medium such that they become almost like sculptures. Dadson’s practice is characterized by his thick handling of paint. He often begins with undercoats of bright colors, and topcoats of black or …

Wayne White

Wayne White Exhibits with His Son Woodrow White in “Ass Kicking Contest” Wayne White (born Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA, 1957) is an American artist, art director, puppeteer, set designer, animator, cartoonist and illustrator

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Artist Duo FAILE

Artist Duo FAILE Bring Their Eye-Catching Graphic Style to Brooklyn Museum. Artist Duo FAILE (Pronounced “fail”) is a Brooklyn-based artistic collaboration between Patrick McNeil (born 1975, Edmonton, Alberta) and Patrick Miller (born 1976, Minneapolis, Minnesota). Since its inception in 1999, …

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Aldo Mondino

ALDO MONDINO, Rules for Illusions, Eden Eden, Berlin Aldo Mondino (Turin, October 4, 1938 – Turin, March 10, 2005) was an Italian sculptor and painter. Mondino was an artist characterized by an ironic approach to art, with which he used …

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Flat World

Flat World includes works by Richard Artschwager, Tauba Auerbach, Will Boone, Jeff Elrod, Robert Grosvenor, Peter Halley, Lee Lozano, John Mason, and Charlotte Posenenske. It is, on the surface, an exhibition concerned with the formal condition of flatness and its …