Friday, January 25, 2008

Understanding art for geeks

Composition with Yellow, Blue, and Red
Piet Mondrian, 1921
oil on canvas, 72.5 x 69 cm.

L’Origine du monde
Gustave Courbet, 1866
Oil on canvas, 46 × 55 cm.

Portrait présumé de Gabrielle d'Estrées et de sa soeur la duchesse de Villars
Unknown author, circa 1594
Oil on panel, 96 × 125 cm.

Understanding art for geeks by Paul The Wine Guy

La Trahison des Images
René Magritte, 1928
oil on canvas, 63.5 × 93.98 cm.

The Scream
Edvard Munch, 1893
oil, tempera and pastel on cardboard, 91 x 73.5 cm.

Old Woman Reading a Bible
Gerrit Dou, 1630
Oil on canvas, 71 x 55,5 cm.

gnboard for a Schoolmaster
Ambrosius Holbein, 1516
Pine panel, 55.5 x 65.7 cm.

Galileo facing the Roman Inquisition
Cristiano Banti, 1857
Oil on canvas

The Last Supper
Leonardo da Vinci, 1495–1498
Tempera on gesso, pitch and mastic, 460 × 880 cm.

The Creation of Adam
Michelangelo, 1477-80

Jasper Johns, 1961
Encaustic, oil, and collage

Keith Haring, 1980
Sumi Ink on Bristol Board, 20 x 26 in.

The Garden of Earthly Delights (central panel)
Hieronymus Bosch, 1503-04
Oil on wood, 220.03 × 194.94 cm.

The inspiration of St. Matthew
Caravaggio, 1602
Oil on canvas, 292 × 186 cm.

The Thinker
Auguste Rodin, 1902
Bronze and marble sculpture

100 Cans
Andy Warhol, 1962
Oil on canvas, 72x52 in.

One blue pussy
Andy Warhol, 1954
oil on canvas, 28 × 36 cm

via Happy Famous Artists

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