Imaginary Numbers by Yves Tanguy

Yves Tanguy - Imaginary Numbers

What’s so special about Yves Tanguy’s painting Imaginary Numbers?

– Surrealist love bites
– Sponsored by Peggy Guggenheim
– Hopeful blobs in Imaginary Numbers
– Mother Dada and then baby Dali

Young Woman with a Water Pitcher by Johannes Vermeer

Young Woman with a Water Pitcher by Johannes Vermeer

Why’s Vermeer’s painting Young Woman with a Water Pitcher such a big deal?

– Light elevates everyday tasks
– Young Woman with a Water Pitcher – the inner sanctum
– A more iconic shield than Captain America’s

The Horse Fair by Rosa Bonheur

The Horse Fair by Rosa Bonheur

Why is Rosa Bonheur’s painting The Horse Fair important?

– Muscularity in motion
– Obedience and freedom in The Horse Fair
– Bonheur – LGBT pioneer and fashion iconoclast

I Saw the Figure 5 in Gold by Charles Demuth

I Saw the Figure 5 in Gold by Charles Demuth

Why is Charles Demuth’s I Saw the Figure 5 in Gold one the top 100 NYC paintings?

– Artistic friendship on a poster portrait
– I Saw the Figure 5 in Gold‘s vibrant electricity
– William Carlos Williams named 3 times