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Max Beckmann - The NightThe NightMax Beckmann

The Night is a 20th-century painting by German artist Max Beckmann, created between the years of 1918 and 1919. It is an icon of the post-World War I movement, Neue Sachlichkeit, or New Objectivity. It is an oil painting on canvas.
Three men appear to invade a small, cramped room, where they te...

Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen (Düsseldorf, Germany)
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Henri Matisse - Landscape viewed from a WindowLandscape viewed from a WindowHenri Matisse

its bold color and flat perspective reflects a Moroccan influence in Matisse's work. This was among several works acquired directly from Matisse in Paris by the Russian collector Ivan Morozov. After the Russian Revolution the Morozov collection was confiscated and eventually by 1948 the collection ...

Pushkin State Museum (Moscow, Russia)
 
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Gustave Caillebotte - The Floor Scrapers (also known as The Floor Strippers)The Floor Scrapers (also known as The Floor Strippers)Gustave Caillebotte

This painting is one of the first representations of urban proletariat. Whereas peasants (Gleaners by Millet) or country workers (Stone Breakers by Courbet) had often been shown, city workers had seldom been painted. Unlike Courbet or Millet, Caillebotte does not incorporate any social, moralising o...

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Denis Maurice - Three MusesThree MusesDenis Maurice

In the guise of women dressed in contemporary clothing, Maurice Denis updates a subject taken from classical mythology – the muses who inspire the arts and sciences. But he transforms the theme profoundly, stripping the muses of the traditional attributes which allow them to be identified. In the gr...

Musée d'Orsay (Paris, France)
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Claude Monet - Fisherman-s Cottage at VarengevilleFisherman's Cottage at VarengevilleClaude Monet

Summertime often drew Monet to the English Channel coast, and in 1881 and 1882 he explored the area around Dieppe, situated about ninety-six kilometers to the east along the coast from Le Havre. For the purpose of giving focus to the scenes he painted in Pourville and Varengeville, west of Dieppe, M...

Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, United States)
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Salvador Dali - The Metamorphosis of NarcissusThe Metamorphosis of NarcissusSalvador Dali

Metamorphosis of Narcissus (1937) is an oil-on-canvas painting by the Spanish surrealist Salvador Dalí. This painting is from Dalí's Paranoiac-critical period. According to Greek mythology, Narcissus fell in love with his own reflection in a pool. Unable to embrace the watery image, he pined away, a...

Tate Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
 
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Salvador Dali - The Enigma of HitlerThe Enigma of HitlerSalvador Dali

The wilted tree of life with branches cut off represents the material plane not being rooted in the life. This is emphasized by one end of the tree being cut off in the painting. Hitler is represented as a torn photo. There are several peculiarities to note. Only this object has a recognizable face ...

 
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Francisco Zurbaran - Still Life with Lemons, Oranges and RoseStill Life with Lemons, Oranges and RoseFrancisco Zurbaran

In the oeuvre of Zurbarán, religious themes predominate, with particular emphasis on asceticism. He also painted many still-lifes, which, however, reflect the same qualities of asceticism, quiet contemplation and introversion for his choice of objects indicates the transience of human life. Zurbarán...