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