Before Lunch

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Composition (No. 1) Gray-Red
Piet Mondrian
Dutch, 1872–1944

Composition (No. 1) Gray-Red, 1935
1949.518

Currently not on display

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It's cool to see all the cracks in the paint, up close. They add character.
Reminiscence of a Cathedral
Frantisek Kupka
Czechoslovakian, 1871–1957

Reminiscence of a Cathedral, 1920/23
1984.6

Gallery 393A

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V. stained-glass-ish.
Counter-Composition VIII
Theo van Doesburg
Dutch, 1883–1931

Counter-Composition VIII, 1924
1949.216

Gallery 393A

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I love Doesburg.
Fleeing Ghost
Paul Klee
German, born Switzerland, 1879–1940

Fleeing Ghost, 1929
1991.1500

Gallery 393A

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This wasn't really my fav Klee painting, but I did like the colors and the name. Very whimsical.
The Bewitched Mill
Franz Marc
German, 1880–1916

The Bewitched Mill, 1913
1931.522

Gallery 392A

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Nice!
Champs de Mars: The Red Tower
Robert Delaunay
French, 1885–1941

Champs de Mars: The Red Tower, 1911/23
1959.1

Gallery 391B

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Delaunay! He's our guy. We have four Delaunay prints hanging in our house. (Not this one. Ours are a lot better.)
Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler
Pablo Picasso
Spanish, worked in France, 1881–1973

Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, autumn 1910
1948.561

Currently not on display

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This was the best painting I saw before lunch. Really cool.

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