Tag: Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Mountain by Balthus

The Mountain by Balthus

It’s easy to pick out a Balthus piece among modern artworks. His muted palette, clean lines, and surreal resonance are unmistakable. Here Balthus uses all three to give The Mountain a sense of mystery.

Young Woman Drawing by Marie-Denise Villers

Young Woman Drawing by Marie-Denise Villers

This painting, Young Woman Drawing by Marie-Denise Villers meditates on love versus art. Art wins the contest here. This piece works as a rumination on the self and identity too.

Fur Traders Descending the Missouri by George Bingham

Fur Traders Descending the Missouri by George Bingham

George Caleb Bingham’s painting, Fur Traders Descending the Missouri, dwells in romanticism. The work reminds us that romance in art takes many forms.