Cos Cob Colony

Forward to 1.5.3 Pointillism, Art Nouveau…Back to 1.5.2 Arts and Crafts Index – Back to Modern Art 1860 to WWI QUICK LINKS:Winter Harmony, TwachtmanBarnyard, Twachtman Low Tide, Riverside Yacht Club, RobinsonSailing in the Mist, TwachtmanRainy Day, Fifth Avenue, Hassam The Cos Cob art colony was a group of artists, many of them American Impressionists, who […]

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Forward to Cos Cob ColonyBack to 1.5.2 Arts and Crafts Index – Back to Modern Art 1860 to 1930 QUICK LINKS:Beguiling of Merlin, Burne-JonesBirth of Pegasus and Chrysaor, Burne-JonesKing Cophetua and the Beggar Maid, Burne-Jones Oh! Willo! Willo! Willo!, ArmfieldThe Sleeping Beauty, SouthallBacchus and Ariadne, Southall The birth of the Arts and Crafts movement […]

Continue Reading Picasso 1890s

Forward to Picasso’s Blue Period (1901-1904)Forward to Fauvism – Forward to CubismBack to Primitivism (1890s) – Back to 1.5.4 Modernisme Index QUICK LINKS:Il Picador, PicassoPlaster Male Torso, Picasso First Communion, Picasso Picasso’s training under his father began before 1890. His progress can be traced in the collection of early works now […]

Continue Reading Picasso Early Periods (1890s-1909)

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Continue Reading Expressionism II (1917-1936)

Forward to Ashcan School (1892-1919)Back to Expressionism I (1905-1917) QUICK LINKS:The Embrace, ShieleLarge Seated Nude, ModiglianoReclining Woman with green stockings, SchieleReclining Nude, ModiglianiSelf Portrait with red scarf, BeckmannJacque and Bertha Lipchitz, ModiglianoJeanne Hebuterne, ModiglianoGirl with braids, ModiglianoRed Poppies, NoldeAbstract Head, von JawlenskyTwo Women Running on the Beach, PicassoWoman in White, Picasso Oscar Miestschaninoff, […]

Continue Reading Expressionism I (1905-1917)

Forward to Expressionism II (1917-1936)Back to 1.5.6 Expressionism Index (1905-1936) QUICK LINKS:Masks Confronting Death, EnsorThe Madonna, MunchThe Scream, MunchSelf-Portrait with Skeleton Arm, MunchPuberty, MunchTournee de Chat Noir, SteinleinThe Dance of Life, MunchAngel Fernández de Soto, PicassoThe Blue Rider, KandinskyGirl in a Chemise, PicassoInterior, My Dining Room, KandinskyNude on a Sofa, Heckel Self-Portrait Nude, SchieleHead […]

Continue Reading Russian Propaganda (1917-1933)

Forward to 1.6 Modern Art (post-WWI-1950s)Back to Germany Der Blaue Reiter (1911-1914) QUICK LINKS:Moor – Red Army enlistmentApsit – Defend PetrogradMoor – Red Army volunteersApsit – Workers and PeasantsKogout – bread from labourMoor – 1st of May Bondi – Revolution 100 yearsSimakov – Fifth AnniversaryLyushin – Young Communist LeagueUnidentified – Komsomol educationKokorekin – unite […]

Continue Reading Der Blaue Reiter – Blue Rider (1911-1914)

Forward to Russian Propaganda (1917-1953)Back to Die Brücke (1905-1913) QUICK LINKS:Self Portrait, WerefkinCover of Der Blaue Reiter Almanach, KandinskyThe Yellow Cow, Marc Composition VII, KandinskyFarewell, MackeFlower Myth, KleeCathedral, Feininger Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider) was a group of artists united in rejection of the Neue Künstlervereinigung München in Munich, Germany. The group […]

Continue Reading Die Brücke (The Bridge) (1905-1913)

Forward to Der Blaue Reiter (1911-1914)Back to Young Poland (1890-1918) QUICK LINKS:Japanese Theatre, KirchnerSinger (in a green dress), NoldeKopf (The Head), NoldeBerlin Street Scene, Kirchner White Dancer in a Cabaret, KirchnerSt Francis, Schmidt-Rottluff Die Brücke (The Bridge) was a group of German expressionist artists formed in Dresden in 1905. Founding members were Fritz […]

Continue Reading Young Poland (1890-1918)

Forward to Germany Die Brücke (1905-1913)Back to Russia Mir iskusstva (1898-1904) QUICK LINKS:The Florists, BoznańskaMelancholia, MalczewskiSelf portrait folded hand, BoznańskaKonstantin Laszczka, Wyczółkowski Mediations, Ash Wednesday, WojtkiewiczSun in May, MehofferComposition, Witkiewicz Young Poland was a modernist period in Polish visual arts, literature and music, covering roughly the years between 1890 and 1918. It was […]

Continue Reading Russian Mir Iskusstva (‘World of Art’ magazine) (1898-1904)

Forward to Young Poland (1890-1918)Back to Russian Avant Garde (1890-1930) QUICK LINKS: A man with eyeglasses, DobuzhinskyEmpress Elizabeth Petrovna at Tsarskoye Selo, Lansere Portrait of a Woman, Somov Mir iskusstva was a Russian magazine and an artistic movement that inspired a major influence on the Russians who helped revolutionise European art during the […]

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Forward to Russia Mir iskusstva (1898-1904)Back to Vienna Secession (1897-1905) QUICK LINKS:Angels thowing Stones on the City, GoncharovaRooster. A Rayonist Sketch, LarionovThe Cyclist, GoncharovaComposition VII, Kandinsky Black Square, MalevichCompsition with figures, PopovaVenice, EksterTatlin’s Tower, TatlinSelf portrait, Puni The Russian avant-garde was a large, influential wave of avant-garde modern art that flourished in the […]

Continue Reading Vienna Secession (1897-1905)

Forward to Russian Avant-Garde (1890-1930)Back to 1.5.6 Eastern Europe Index (1899-1953) QUICK LINKS:Aureol, AuchentallerPallas Athene, Klimt Dance, Moser The Vienna Secession aka the Union of Austrian Artists, is an art movement, closely related to Art Nouveau, that was formed in 1897 by a group of Austrian painters, graphic artists, sculptors and architects, including Josef […]

Continue Reading Picasso’s African Period (1904-6)

Forward to Fauvism – Forward to CubismBack to Picasso’s Rose Period (1904-6) – Back to 1.5.4 Modernisme Index QUICK LINKS: Head of a Sleeping Woman, Picasso   During the early 1900s, the aesthetics of traditional African sculpture became a powerful influence among European artists who formed an avant-garde in the development of […]

Continue Reading Picasso Rose Period (1904-6)

Forward to Picasso’s African Period (1904-6)Forward to Fauvism – Forward to CubismBack to Picasso’s Blue Period (1901-4) – Back to 1.5.4 Modernisme IndexForward to 1.5.5 Expressionism Index (1905-1936) QUICK LINKS:Boy with a pipe, PicassoFamily of Acrobats with Monkey, Picasso   The Rose Period of Picasso lasted from 1904 to 1906 This […]

Continue Reading Picasso’s Blue Period (1901-4)

Forward to Picasso’s Rose Period (1904-6)Forward to Fauvism – Forward to CubismBack to Picasso in 1890s – Back to 1.5.4 Modernisme IndexForward to 1.5.5 Expressionism Index (1905-1936) QUICK LINKS:Yo Picasso, PicassoWoman in Blue, PicassoFemme aux Bras Croisés, Picasso Two Sisters (The Meeting), PicassoLa Vie, PicassoAcrobat and Young Harlequin, Picasso The Blue […]

Continue Reading Primitivism (1890s)

Forward to Picasso’s Early Periods (1890s-1909)Forward to Fauvism – Forward to CubismBack to Modernisme, Catalan Movement (1888-1911) – Back to 1.5.3 Pointillism Index – Forward to 1.5.5 Expressionism Index (1905-1936) QUICK LINKS:Spirit of the Dead Watching, GauguinLes Demoiselles d’Avignon, Picasso In a Tropical Forest, Matisse Primitivism was not so much an […]

Continue Reading Modernism (1888-1911)

Forward to Primitivism (1890s)Forward to Fauvism – Forward to CubismBack to 1.5.4 Modernism Index – Back to 1.5.3 Pointillism IndexForward to 1.5.5 Fauvism (1905-1910) QUICK LINKS:Rouen’s Street, Rusiñol I PratsHercules Searching for the Hesperides, Clapés Female figure, Rusiñol I Prats Modernism is both a philosophical movement and an art movement that arose […]

Continue Reading Post-Impressionism II

Forward to Naive Art (1885- ) – Forward to 1.5.2 Arts and Crafts (1868-1915)Back to Post-Impressionism I (1880-1892) – Back to Impressionism II (1874-1897)Back to 1.5.1 Impressionism Index (1860-1905) QUICK LINKS: The Child’s Bath, CassattAnnah the Javanese, GauguinWoman Holding Fruit, GauguinRideau, cruchon et compotier, CézanneCathedrale de Rouen, MonetNature morte avec sucrier… CézanneYvette […]

Continue Reading Abstract Art II (1956- )

Forward to Divisionism (1884- ) – Forward to 1.5.4 Modernisme Index (1888-1911)Back to Abstract Art I (1880s-1952) – Back to Symbolism (1880s-1890s)Back to 1.5.3 Pointillism Index – Back to 1.5.2 Arts and Crafts (1868-1910) QUICK LINKS:White Journey, TobeyYellow and Gold, RothkoOrange and Yellow, RothkoAround the Blues, FrancisNo. 10, RothkoNo. 9 (White and […]

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