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W13 Cavin - HISTORY 195 - Empires of the Mind: Ideology in the Age of Imperialism

European Primtivisms

<p>Interior composition with male and female dancers positioned at center with seated female at lower left, standing male on crutches at right and a group of birds in the leftmost background.</p>
Max Beckmann
Begin the Beguine
oil on canvas
5 ft. 9 9/16 in. x 3 ft. 11 1/2 in. (176.69 x 120.65 cm);6 ft. 3 3/4 in. x 4 ft. 5 3/4 in. x 4 in. (192.41 x 136.53 x 10.16 cm)
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This image is one of twelve photographs from Brassaï's <em>Transmutations</em> portfolio. In this photograph, Brassaï has drawn on a negative of a female figure using the cliché-verre process. The resulting image portrays a female nude partially abstracted into geometric shapes.
Brassaï
Temptation of Saint Anthony
gelatin silver print from cliché-verre plate on paper
15 in x 11 1/4 in (38.1 cm x 28.58 cm);11 5/16 in x 15 in (28.73 cm x 38.1 cm);22 1/8 in x 28 1/8 in (56.2 cm x 71.44 cm);11 5/16 in x 22 5/8 in (28.73 cm x 57.47 cm);9 3/8 in x 7 in (23.81 cm x 17.78 cm)
Museum Purchase
Landscape scene with three figures (two standing and one kneeling) near a large sculpture of a God with a figure on horseback in the distance.  Image consists of sharply cut and defined elements.<br />
Paul Gauguin
Maruru (Offering to the Gods)
woodcut on paper
10 in. x 16 in. ( 25.4 cm x 40.64 cm )
Museum Purchase
Adolph Gottlieb
Beasts at Night
gouache on off-white wove paper
18 in x 23 3/4 in (45.7 cm x 60.3 cm);26 1/16 in x 32 1/16 in (66.2 cm x 81.5 cm);18 in x 23 7/8 in (45.8 cm x 60.6 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Florence L. Stol
A landscape reduced to minimal abstract elements. The lower half of the painting is black. The upper half, various shades of white and blue. Two black squares are suspended in the white above the black. A small pale blue circle is between the squares.
Adolph Gottlieb
Landscape
oil on board
11 x 13 9/16 in. (27.9 x 34.3 cm);11 x 13 1/2 in. (27.94 x 34.29 cm);15 3/16 x 17 1/2 in. (38.42 x 44.45 cm)
Bequest of Florence L. Stol
On a narrow, vertically oriented canvas, white surreal biomorphic forms float over a background of larger biomorphic forms in dark blues and black with some red splashes. 
Gerome Kamrowski
The Student (L'Etudiante)
oil on canvas
30 1/16 in. x 11 15/16 in. ( 76.4 cm x 30.4 cm )
Gift of Mr. Jean Paul Slusser
Within a black background a white oval shape sits at center; within the oval are a series of abstracted forms and lines in primary colors all characteristic of Kandinsky's style.
Wassily Kandinsky
Small Worlds III
lithograph on paper
14 in x 11 in (35.56 cm x 27.94 cm);10 15/16 in x 9 1/8 in (27.78 cm x 23.2 cm);13 9/16 in x 11 in (34.4 cm x 28 cm);19 5/16 in x 14 3/8 in (49 cm x 36.5 cm)
Museum Purchase
Ernst Kirchner
Two Figures
India ink, black crayon with red-brown wash on yellow paper
15 1/8 x 11 1/2 in. (38.3 x 29.1 cm);28 1/8 x 22 1/8 in. (71.28 x 56.04 cm);15 1/4 x 11 1/2 in. (38.6 x 29.2 cm)
Museum purchase
Portrait head with landscape in background.
Ernst Kirchner
Portrait of David Müller
woodcut on paper
18 in x 14 in (45.72 cm x 35.56 cm);13 ⅜ in x 11 ⅝ in (33.97 cm x 29.53 cm);22 ⅛ in x 18 ⅛ in (56.2 cm x 46.04 cm);18 15/16 in x 14 15/16 in (48.1 cm x 37.94 cm)
Museum Purchase
Nude female figure stretched out on the grass in a shallow landscape with trees in the background<br />
Aristide Maillol
Nude woman lying on her stomach (Femme nue étendue à plat ventre)
woodcut on on china paper
6 7/8 in. x 16 1/4 in. ( 17.5 cm x 41.2 cm )
Gift of Mrs. John Alexander
André Masson
Bestiaire. XII. L'Ephémère
lithograph on paper
16 x 12 in. (40.64 x 30.48 cm);10 1/4 x 9 1/16 in. (26.04 x 23.02 cm)
Museum Purchase
A small carved wood sculpture depicting a torso of a figure with limbs crossed.
Henry Moore
Figure
wood (lignum vitae) with wood base
10 1/16 in x 5 7/8 in x 4 1/2 in (25.56 cm x 14.92 cm x 11.43 cm);10 1/16 in x 6 1/8 in x 4 1/2 in (25.56 cm x 15.56 cm x 11.43 cm);11 1/8 in x 6 1/2 in x 5 1/16 in (28.26 cm x 16.51 cm x 12.86 cm);1 1/8 in x 6 1/2 in x 5 1/16 in (2.86 cm x 16.51 cm x 12.86 cm)
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