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The 1000++ Artworks created around 1950 and ...



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Edward Hopper - Office at NightOffice at NightEdward Hopper

The painting depicts an office, occupied by an attractive young woman in a short-sleeved blue dress, who is standing at an open file cabinet, and a slightly older man who is perhaps in early middle age. He is dressed in a three-piece suit and is seated behind a desk. The nature of the office is uncl...

Walker Art Center (United States)
 
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Edward Hopper - Sunlight in a CafeteriaSunlight in a CafeteriaEdward Hopper

Hopper wrote to his patron, Stephen Clark, in September, 1958: 'I'm very pleased that you have acquired my picture, Sunlight in a Cafeteria. I think it's one of my very best pictures.' From his youth, Hopper had been intrigued by people in urban restaurants, sketching one such scene when he was only...

Yale University Art Gallery (Hartford, United States)
 
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Edward Hopper - People in the SunPeople in the SunEdward Hopper

In Edward Hopper's People in the Sun, five men and women sit on a terrace beneath a vast blue sky. Stark contrasts and cool light emphasize the eerie expressions, frozen poses, and formal attire of the visitors. Hopper distilled his memories of tourist destinations in the American West to create a s...

Smithsonian American Art Museum (United States)
 
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Salvador Dali - The Temptation Of Saint AnthonyThe Temptation Of Saint AnthonySalvador Dali

Film Director Albert Lewin held a competition amongst painters to paint “Temptation of St. Anthony”. This painting was to be used in his 1947 film “The Private Affairs of Bel Ami”. Salvador Dali took part in this competition. Sadly, his painting was triumphed over by Max Ernst version of this biblic...

Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts (Brussels, Belgium)
 
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Jasper Johns - White FlagWhite FlagJasper Johns

Throughout the ‘50s and ‘60s, Jasper Johns was busy acquiring images of national significance, like flags, and making art out of them. To paraphrase his saying, Johns would work on images that the human minds around him were already familiar with. “White Flag” was a notable work out of his renowned ...

 
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Joan Miro - Constellation: The Morning StarConstellation: The Morning StarJoan Miro

Morning star is one of the 23 Constellations that Miró painted from 1940 to 1941, following his desire to escape from reality right after the outbreak of World War II. This group of pieces conveys an idealized vision of a world of celestial beings.

 
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Paul Klee - ContemplationContemplationPaul Klee
47 x 65 cm, (1938)