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Jan Sanders van Hemessen was a prominent Flemish Renaissance painter; a member of the Romanists, Hemessen and his contemporaries were deeply influenced by Italian Renaissance painting. Works such as Judith played into Hemessen’s...
Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s work often contains elements of interaction, meditation, and the temporary. Many of his works will never appear in the same form twice, perhaps even from day to day, much like "Untitled" (Portrait of Ross in L.A...
George Hitchcock was an American painter who was mostly active in Europe. Born in Providence, Rhode Island, and trained as a lawyer, Hitchcock worked primarily in the Netherlands, where subjects such as his Flower Girl in Holland were in...
In the Modern Wing, there hangs a large Jackson Pollock painting called Greyed Rainbow (1953). It contains all the characteristics of a Pollock work—movement, layering, color contrast, dynamism—and embodies the primary goal of American...
This depiction of the Buddha shows the figure standing with his right hand raised in abhaya mudra, or a gesture of reassurance. Surrounding the prominent figure are depictions of momentous events from his life—from his miraculous birth to...