All posts tagged: modern masters

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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 …

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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 …