Tag Archives: Cubism

Fernand Léger, The Village, 1914, oil on canvas, 31 1/2 × 39 1/2 in., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Leonard A. Lauder Cubist Collection, Leonard A. Lauder Gift, 2013, Photo via The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Make the Time: Cubism at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

At long last, Leonard A. Lauder’s essential collection of 81 Cubist paintings, collages, drawings, and sculptures is on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. If you are anywhere near New York City between now and February 16th, 2015, you … Continue reading

Marsden Hartley, Portrait of a German Officer, 1914, oil on canvas, 68.25” x 41.375”, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Marsden Harley [Public Domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

Marsden Hartley’s Secret Love

Olivia Huffstetter, a student at Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX, wrote this post. When we think about war, the first thought that comes to mind usually isn’t about a love affair or a relationship. However, this is just what American … Continue reading

Pablo Picasso, The Guitarist, 1910, oil on canvas, 39.4” x 28.7”, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, Photo by teadrinker via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 License. Generic

Take Five: What’s So Great About Cubism?

By now you may have heard that cosmetics tycoon Leonard A. Lauder has promised the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York his large collection of Cubist art valued at over $1 billion.  This is an incredibly generous donation that … Continue reading