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Art of the Day – 11/12/13 (Figures in a Garden, Eileen Agar)

Daily Artwork — “Figures in a Garden, Eileen Agar, 1979-1981”

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1979-1981 — Figures in a Garden. Oil on Canvas. Surrealism style. Eileen Agar (1899 – 1991). Tate Gallery, London, England, UK.

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Posted by on November 12, 2013 in Daily Art

 

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Art of the Day – 7/31/13 (Going West, Jackson Pollock)

Daily Artwork — “Going West, Jackson Pollock, 1934-35”

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1934-35 — Going West. Oil on Fiberboard. Expressionism style. Jackson Pollock (1912 – 1956). Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, USA. (Not on display)

“One of his earlier works, Going West is an example of Pollock’s early interests and painting style, as well as his own personal history. It has been suggested that this painting was inspired by a family photo of a bridge in Pollock’s birthplace, Cody, Wyoming. As an image of a pioneering family moving west, perhaps it is also a personal statement of the fact that his family moved west to Arizona and then later California when he was a child. ” (Wikipaintings)
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Posted by on July 31, 2013 in Daily Art

 

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