Fernand Leger (1881-1955)
French Cubist painter, inventor of "tubism"; also worked with
stained glass, sculpture.
Playing at Cards (1917) Kroller-Muller Museum, Otterlo.
The Mechanic (1920)
National Gallery of Canada, Ottowa.
Three Women (Le
Grand Dejeuner) (1921) MOMA, New York.
against a Red Background (1923) Kunstmuseum, Basel.
(1935), Nationalgalerie, Berlin.
Tamara de Lempicka (Tamara Gorska)
Polish-Russian Art Deco style painter famous
for her stylized figures and nudes.
Auto-Portrait (Tamara in Green Bugatti) (1925) Private Collection.
Girl with Gloves (1929) Private Collection.
Percy Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957)
English painter, founder of British Cubism group known as Vorticism.
Portrait of TS Eliot (1938) Durban Art Gallery, South Africa.
Roy Lichtenstein (1923-97)
Famous cartoon-style American Pop-artist.
Wham! (1963) magna on canvas, Tate Collection, London.
Still Life with Goldfish (1974) Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Bedroom at Arles (1992) Fitzhugh Farm, Robert/Jane Meyerhoff Collection.
L.S. Lowry (1887-1973)
Manchester painter, noted for his industrial townscapes and stick-like
Coming from the Mill (1930) Salford Museum & Art Gallery, Salford.
August Macke (1887-1914)
German Expressionist painter, member of Der
Blaue Reiter; close friend of Franz Marc.
Park Restaurant (1912) Kunstmuseum, Basel.
Zoological Garden I (1912) Lenbachhaus Gallery, Munich.
Turkish Cafe I (1914) Stadtisches Kunstmuseum, Bonn.
Rene Magritte (1898-1967)
Belgian Surrealist painter, had strong influence on Pop-art movement.
La Condition Humaine (1933) National Gallery of Art, Washington
Empire of Light, II (1950) Museum of Modern Art, New York.
The Listening Room (1952) Menil Collection, Houston.
Kasimir Malevich (1878-1935)
Founder of Russian Suprematism movement
of geometric abstract art.
Black Square on White Ground (1913) State Russian Museum, St Petersburg.
Black Circle (1913) State Russian Museum, St Petersburg.
Red Square (1915) State Russian Museum, St Petersburg.
White on White (1918) Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Franz Marc (1880-1916)
With Kandinsky, co-founded Der Blaue Reiter Expressionist group
Large Blue Horses (1911) Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis.
Tiger (1912) Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich.
Little Blue Horse (1912) Saarland Museum.
Georges Mathieu (1921-2012)
French painter famous for his gestural
painting; known as "The Salvador Dali of Art Informel".
Homage to Death (1950) Private Collection.
Capetians Everywhere (1954) Musee National d'Art Moderne, Paris.
Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
Post-Impressionist leader of Fauvism, noted
also for his later blue nudes.
Luxe Calme et Volupte (1904) Musee d'Orsay, Paris.
Woman with a Hat (1905)
Nude (Black and Gold) (1908) Hermitage, St. Petersburg.
La Danse (1910) Hermitage, St Petersburg.
and the 'Dance' (1912) Metropolitan Museum.
Woman with a Green Parasol on a Balcony (1919) Private Collection.
Blue Nude III (1952) gouache on paper, Musee National d'Art Moderne,
Joan Miro (1893-1983)
Spanish Surrealist painter, noted also for his lithographs, etchings,
The Farm (1921-2) National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
The Harlequin's Arrival (1924-5) Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
Dog Barking at the Moon (1926) Philadelphia Museum of Modern Art.
Woman (1934) pastel on paper, private collection.
Blue I/II/II (1961) (Triptych) National Museum of Modern Art, Paris.
Paula Modersohn-Becker (1876-1907)
Worpswede artist, noted for her pioneering expressionist portraits of
peasants and farmers.
The Old Farmer (1903) Kunsthalle, Hamburg.
Poorhouse Woman with Glass Bowl (1907) Ludwig Roselius Collection,
Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920)
Bohemian Paris-based Italian painter famous for his Expressionist female
nudes and for some of the greatest
portrait paintings of the twentieth century.
Portrait of Moise Kisling (1915) Private Collection.
Chaim Soutine (1915) Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart.
of Juan Gris (1915) Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Bride and Groom (1916) MOMA, New York.
Portrait of Leopold Zborowski (1916) Private Collection.
Paul Guillaume (1916) Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, Milan.
Seated Nude (1916) Courtauld Institute Galleries.
Reclining Nude (1917) Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart.
of Jeanne Hebuterne (1918) Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Girl with Braids (1918) Nagoya City Art Museum.
Piet Mondrian (1872-1944)
Dutch master, leader of Neo-Plasticism
movement of non-objective art.
Apple Tree in Bloom (1912) private collection.
Composition with Yellow, Blue, Red (1942) Tate Collection, London.
Broadway Boogie Woogie (1942-3) Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Giorgio Morandi (1890-1964)
Italian artist, one of the best
still life painters; influenced by Jean Chardin & Paul Cezanne.
Still Life (1960) private collection.
Robert Motherwell (1915-91)
Abstract Expressionist noted for his "Elegy" series inspired
by Spanish Civil War.
Extended series of acrylic paintings entitled: Elegy to the Spanish Republic.
Elegy to the Spanish Republic No 55 (1955-60) Cleveland Museum
Elegy to the Spanish Republic No 108 (1965-67) Museum of Modern
Art, New York.
Gabriele Munter (1877-1962)
German expressionist painter; partner of Kandinsky.
Misthaufen, Murnau (Dorfstrasse in Murnau) (1908) Private Collection.
Portrait of Marianne von Werefkin (1909) Stadtische Galerie im
Meditation (1917) Lenbachhaus Gallery, Munich.
Staffelsee in Autumn (1923) National Museum of Women in the Arts.
Paul Nash (1889-1946)
Neo-Romantic English painter of visionary landscapes, influenced by De
Totes Meer (Dead Sea) (1940-1), Tate Collection, London.
Barnett Newman (1905-70)
Co-founder of Colour Field Painting
Vir Heroicus Sublimis (1950-1) MoMA, New York.
Adam (1951-2) Tate Gallery, London.
Onement VI (1953) Private Collection.
Sidney Nolan (1917-92)
Australian painter, best-known for series of pictures about the outlaw
Death of Constable Scanlon (1946) National Gallery of Australia,
Emil Nolde (1867-1956)
Powerful Die Brucke German Expressionist
painter, watercolourist, etcher & lithographer.
The Prophet (1912) woodcut, various locations.
Young Men From Papua (1913-14) Staatliche Museen, Berlin.
Red Poppies (1920) watercolour
painting, Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York.
Chris Ofili (b.1968)
Controversial Young British Artist, winner of the Turner
No Woman, No Cry (1998) Tate Modern, London.
Roderic O'Conor (18601940)
Talented Irish post-Impressionist painter active at Pont-Aven and later
Bretonne (Breton Girl) (c.1890)
Une Jeune Bretonne (A Young Breton Girl) (1903) Dublin City Gallery
The Hugh Lane.
See also: Irish
Painting: 20th Century.
Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986)
Wife of Alfred Stieglitz; painted urban landscapes, and expressionist
Radiator Building (1927) Private Collection.
(1927) Metropolitan Museum.
Red, White, and Blue (1931) Metropolitan Museum.
Julian Opie (b.1958)
British painter, sculptor, printmaker, noted for minimal figurative images.
Woman Taking off Man's Shirt in two Written Stages (2003) private
William Orpen (1878-1931)
Irish classical academic portraitist, hugely influential in Ireland.
Cafe Royal in London (1912) Musee d'Orsay.
Max Pechstein (1881-1955)
Leading member of the Dresden-based Die Brucke expressionist group.
Young Woman with a Red Fan (1910) Folkwang Museum, Essen.
Joseph Pennell (1857-1926)
American etcher, lithographer and graphic artist; member of Ashcan School.
Waldorf Astoria Hotel (1904-8) Charcoal and pastel on brown paper,
Francis Picabia (1879-1953)
French Surrealist painter famous for his fantasy motifs and images.
Catch as Catch Can (1913) Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Spanish artist, co-founder of Cubism. One of
the great figures in modern art.
Blue Nude (c.1904) Picasso Museum, Barcelona.
La Vie (1903)
Cleveland Museum of Art.
a Pipe (Garcon a la Pipe) (1905) private collection.
Girl In a Chemise (1905) Tate Collection, London.
(1906) Museum of Modern Art, New York.
of Gertrude Stein (1906) Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Demoiselles d'Avignon (1907) Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Woman (Picasso) (1920) Paris.
Bather (1921) Musee de l'Orangerie, Paris.
Women Running on the Beach (The Race) (1922) Musee Picasso, Paris.
Woman in White
(1923) Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Reina Sofia, Madrid.
(1937) Tate Gallery, London.
See also: Portraits by Picasso.
Jackson Pollock (1912-56)
Inventor, with Lee Krasner, of "action-painting"
style of all-over expressionism.
The She-Wolf (1943) MoMA, NY.
(1943) Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Number 4 (1950) The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh.
Number 6 (1948) Private Collection.
Lavender Mist (Number 1) (1950) National Gallery of Art, Washington
Blue Poles (Number 11) (1952) National Gallery of Australia.
See also: Jackson
Pollock's paintings (c.1940-56).
Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)
Neo-Dada artist and pioneer of Pop-art.
Bed (1955) MOMA, New York.
Odilon Redon (1840-1916)
French symbolist painter.
Lady with Wildflowers (1895-1900) Hermitage, St Petersburg.
The Cyclops (1914) Kroller-Muller Museum, The Netherlands.
Ad Reinhardt (1913-67)
A disciple of minimalist art, Reinhardt is
best-known for his "Black Paintings".
Abstract Painting (1966) Samuel R Guggenheim Museum, New York.
Gerhard Richter (b.1932)
German Neo-Expressionist, multi-media artist.
Domplatz, Mailand (Cathedral Square, Milan) (1968) Private Collection.
Bridget Riley (b.1931)
British painter, designer; leader, with Victor Vasarely, of Op-Art
Fission (1963) tempera on board, Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Movement in Squares (1961) British Council Collection.
Current (1964) MoMA, New York.
Cataract 3 (1967) British Council, London.
Jean-Paul Riopelle (1923-2002)
Canada's leading abstract expressionist artist.
Leaves III (1967) (Lithograph).
Diego Rivera (1886-1957)
Mexican artist best-known for his Mexican
murals; ranks with Jose Orozco and David Siqueiros.
The Organization of The Agrarian Movement (1926) Private Collection.
Norman Rockwell (1894-1978)
American Saturday Evening Post illustrator noted for his nostalgic genre
Thanksgiving. Mother and Son Peeling Potatoes (1945) Private Collection.
Mark Rothko (1903-70)
Latvian-born artist, pioneer of a style of Abstract
Expressionist painting known as "Colour Field".
No 8 (1952) Private Collection
Orange And Yellow (1956) Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
Blue and Grey (1962) Private Collection.
White Over Red (1957) Private Collection.
For more details, see: Mark
Rothko's Paintings (1938-70).
Georges Rouault (1871-1958)
French artist, one of the most distinctive expressionist
painters of the Paris school, noted for his jewel-like "stained-glass"
style of painting.
Self-Portrait (1911) Private Collection.
The Clown (1912) Musem of Modern Art, New York.
The Old King (1937) Private Collection.
Henri Rousseau "Le Douanier"
Greatest of French naif artists, greatly admired by Picasso. See:
Primitivism and Primitive art.
Gypsy (1897) Museum of Modern Art, New York.
(1910) Museum of Modern Art, New York.
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