The Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York – 3

An art historian museologist as visitor at

The Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York

2 September 2016

Modern and Contemporary Art

Masterpieces of Chagall, Balthus, Modigliani, Picasso, Henry Moore, Giacometti, Chirico, Miró, Man Ray, Calder, Pollock, Rothko, Sol LeWitt and more

I spent more than two weeks in 2016 in New York. I visited twice during this time of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. It was a great pleasure to enter into this magnificent building has been well and check out this amazing collection. You can see some pictures of my second visit. Enjoy 🙂

01Sol LeWitt (American, 1928–2007) | Wall Drawing 1982

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889–1975) | America Tosay 1930–1931

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889–1975) | America Tosay 1930–1931

Detail of interior

03Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889–1975) | America Tosay 1930–1931

10 panels: egg tempera with oil glazing over Permalba on a gesso ground on linen mounted to wood panels with a honeycomb interior

04Detail of exhibition

04-aDetail of exhibition in middle with painting of Chagall

05Detail of exhibition

20160902_141042Detail of exhibition

20160902_140608_001Balthus (Balthasar Klossowski) (French, 1908–2001) | The Mountain 1936–1937
Oil on canvas 248.9 x 365.8 cm

20160902_141038Detail of exhibition

20160902_141313Giorgio de Chirico (Italian (born Greece), 1888–1978) | Self Portrait 1912–1913

Oil on canvas 87.3 x 69.9 cm

20160902_141247Detail of exhibition

Joan Miró (Spanish, Barcelona 1893–1983 Palma de Mallorca) Untitled 1931_METJoan Miró (Spanish, 1893–1983) | Untitled 1931
Oil and ink on wood 19.1 × 27 cm

20160902_141242Detail of exhibition

20160902_141509Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973) | Reading at a Table 1934

Oil on canvas 162.2 x 130.5 cm

20160902_140923Detail of exhibition with artworks of Chirico, Picasso, Brancusi and more

Left on the wall: Giorgio de Chirico (Italian (born Greece), 1888–1978) | Ariadne 1913
Oil and graphite on canvas 135.3 × 180.3 cm

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Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973) | Woman Asleep at a Table 1936

Oil and charcoal on canvas 97.2 x 130.2 cm

20160902_141112Constantin Brancusi (French (born Romania), 1876–1957) | Sleeping Muse 1910

Bronze 17.1 x 24.1 x 15.2 cm

On the wall paintings of Giorgio de Chirico (left) and Pablo Picasso (right)

20160902_141206_001Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973) | The Dreamer 1932

Oil on canvas 101.3 x 93.3 cm

20160902_141020Detail of exhibition with artworks of Max Ernst, Miró, Chirico and more

20160902_141347Max Ernst (French (born Germany), Brühl 1891–1976 Paris) | Gala Éluard 1924
Oil on canvas 81.3 x 65.4 cm

20160902_141522Deatil of exhibition

20160902_141729Jean Dubuffet (French, 1901–1985) | Apartment Houses

Oil with sand and charcoal on canvas 114.3 × 146.4 cm

20160902_141406Joan Miró (Spanish, Barcelona 1893–1983 Palma de Mallorca) | Photo: This Is the Color of My Dreams 1925

Oil on canvas 96.5 x 129.5 cm

20160902_142114Sculptures of Henry Moore

20160902_142057Henry Moore (British, Castleford 1898–1986 Much Hadham) | Reclining Figure, No. 4 1954–1955
Bronze 39.4 x 59.7 x 31.8 cm

20160902_141911Deatil of exhibition

Giacometti_Cat_MET my photoAlberto Giacometti (Swiss, 1901-1966) | Cat 1954
bronze 27.9 x 80 x 13.3 cm
Alberto Giacometti (Swiss, 1901-1966) | Cat 1954

On the wall: Balthus (Balthasar Klossowski) (French, 1908–2001) | Thérèse Dreaming Oil on canvas 149.9 x 129.5 cm

Deatail of exhibition with sculptures of Giacometti and painting of Balthus

Detail of exhibition – Three Studies for a Self-Portrait 1979-1980 of Francis Bacon

Detail of exhibition with 

Detail of exhibition 

Detail of exhibition with

Constantin Brancusi (French (born Romania), 1876–1957) | Bird in Space 1923 

Georgia O’Keeffe (American, 1887–1986) | Grey Line with Lavender and Yellow

Detail of exhibition with sculpture of Gaston Lachaise (American, born France, 1882–1935) | Standing Woman

On the wall paintings of Balthus – Modigliani – Leger -Modigliani – Dalí (from left to right)

Caretaker stretching by the wall with paintig Georgia O’Keeffe (American, 1887–1986) | Grey Line with Lavender and Yellow

Detail of exhibition – Room European Modernism

Detail of exhibition with paintings of Modigliani and Léger

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amedeo Modigliani (Italian, 1884-1920) | Woman’s Head

On the wall, left: Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973) | Gertrud Stein 1905-1906

Deatil of exhibition – On the wall, left: Pablo Picasso | Guitar and Clarinet on a Mantelpiece

On the wall, middle: Vasily Kandinsky (Russian, 1866–1944) | Improvisation 27 (Garden of Love II)

Man Ray (American, 1890–1976) | Obstruction 1920/1961

63 wooden coat hangers 91.4 × 167.6 cm

Detail of exhibition – Room of Avant-Garde

Detail of exhibition – Room of Avant-Garde

Joel Shapiro (American, born New York, 1941) | Untitled 2000–2001
Oil paint on cast aluminum 365.8 x 251.5 x 182.9 cm

Detail of exhibition “Paintings and Sculpture, 1970–present”

Detail of exhibition “Paintings and Sculpture, 1970–present”

Detail of exhibition from above

Detail of exhibition “Paintings and Sculpture, 1970–present”

Detail of exhibition with painting Anselm Kiefer (German, born 1945) | Bohemia Lies by the Sea

Detail of exhibition left painting Anselm Kiefer | Bohemia Lies by the Sea  from above

Detail of exhibition “Paintings and Sculpture, 1970–present” from above

Detail of Barbara Hepworth (British, 1903–1975) | Oval Form with Strings and Color

Detail of exhibition in front: Isamu Noguchi (American, 1904–1988) | Kouros 1

Detail of exhibition with Alexander Calder (American, 1898–1976) | Mobile 1941

and on the wall: Robert Motherwell (American, 1915–1991 ) | Elegy to the Spanish Republic No. 70

Detail of exhibition “Paintings and Sculpture, 1970–present”

In front: Isamu Noguchi (American, 1904–1988) | Kouros 1

Wall of exhibition with 3 paintings of Mark Rothko

Detail of exhibition with Jasper Johns (American, born 1930) | White Flag 1955 (left)

Detail of exhibition with James Rosenquist (American, 1933–2017) | House of Fire

Detail of exhibition “Paintings and Sculpture, 1970–present”

Jean Tinguely (Swiss, 1925–1991) | Narva 1961

Steel bars, metal wheel, tubes, cast iron, wire, aluminum, string, electric motor 220 V; 286.4 x 203.2 x 207 cm

Detail of exhibition with Franz Kline (American, 1910–1962) | Untitled 1961 (right)

With the Jackson Pollock (American, 1912–1956) | Autumn Rhythm (Number 30)

Enamel on canvas 266.7 x 525.8 cm

 

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