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



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Rene Magritte - Time transfixedTime transfixedRene Magritte

Time Transfixed or 'La Durée poignardée' in French was painted on a canvas with oil by the René Magritte, a famed Surrealist from Belgium. It is part of the permanent collection of the Art Institute of Chicago and is usually on display in the museum's new Modern Wing.
The painting was one of ma...

Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, United States)
 
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Joan Miro - Ciphers and Constellations, in Love with a WomanCiphers and Constellations, in Love with a WomanJoan Miro

Applying Abstract Expressionist methods, Joan Miro painted “Ciphers and Constellations in Love with a Woman” in 1941, as a part of the 23-paintings series “Constellations”. Made using gouache, graphite, water colour and ivory-woven paper, this painting can be found at the Art Institute of Chicago, U...

Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, United States)
 
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Frida Kahlo - The Suicide of Dorothy HaleThe Suicide of Dorothy HaleFrida Kahlo

This is one of Frida's most shocking and controversial paintings. Frida painted it in the style of an 'ex-voto (retablo)'. The unfortunate victim in this painting is Dorothy Hale, actress and Ziegfeld showgirl. Hale's life suddenly took a turn for the worse when her husband was killed in an automobi...

Phoenix Art Museum (United States)
 
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Frida Kahlo - Tree of HopeTree of HopeFrida Kahlo

Frida painted this self-portrait for her patron, the engineer Eduardo Morillo Safa, after a botched operation in New York. She wrote to him about the painting and about the scars '...which those surgeon sons of bitches landed me with'. In the message 'Tree of Hope, Remain Strong', which is written o...

Collection of Daniel Filipacchi (Paris, France)