Wednesday, 10 March 2021

Classics of Modern Art at the Goulandris Museum

Classics of Modern Art at the Goulandris Museum, Athens.

Some real treasures on this floor, including a Van Gogh I had not seen before.

Fernand Leger, Mechanical Element, 1919, (oil on canvas)

Wassily Kandinsky, Both Striped, 1932, (oil and gouache on board)

Paul Klee, Dynamics of a Head, 1934, (oil on canvas)

Jean Helion, Blue Composition, 1938, (oil on canvas)

Pablo PIcasso, Nude Woman with Raised Arms, 1907, (oil on canvas)

Georges Braque, Patience, 1942, (oil on canvas)

Joan Miro, The Grasshopper, 1926, (oil on canvas)

Auguste Rodin, Eternal Spring, 1884, (bronze with brown patina)

Edgar Degas, Little Dancer Aged Fourteen, 1878-1881, (bronze with brown patina, tulle skirt, satin ribbon on wooden base)

Pablo Picasso, Young Man with Bouquet, 1905, (gouache on paper)

Pierre Bonnard, Getting Out of the Bath, 1926-1930, (oil on board)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Woman in Monsieur Forest's Garden, 1891, (oil on board)

Paul Cezanne, Portrait of the Artist Looking Over his Shoulder, 1883-84, (oil on canvas)

Vincent Van Gogh, the Alyscamps, 1888, (oil on canvas)

Paul Gauguin, Still Life with Grapefruits, 1901, (oil on canvas)

Vincent Van Gogh, Still Life with Coffee Pot, 1888, (oil on canvas)

Vincent Van Gogh, Olive Picking, 1889, (oil on canvas)

looking closer

Domenikos Theotokopoulos (El Greco), The Veil of Saint Veronica, (oil on canvas)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Amazon and Barrel, 1895-99, (lithograph on superior Velin paper)

Edgar Degas, Horse at the Drinking Trough, (bronze with black patina)

Paul Gauguin, Carved Cane, (wood and iron)

John Christoforou, The Lovers, 1991 (oil on canvas)

Anselm Kiefer, The Painter's Studio, 1985,  (oil, emulsion, woodcut, shellac, acrylic and straw on canvas)

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