Display Cakes by Wayne Thiebaud

Display Cakes by Wayne Thiebaud

Today’s discussion of Wayne Thiebaud’s 1963 Pop Art masterpiece Display Cakes includes:

• The precarious balance on display in Display Cakes.
• Why Display Cakes is better than actual cake.
• Frequently Asked Questions, like “Why did Wayne Thiebaud paint Display Cakes?”

M-Maybe (A Girl’s Picture) by Roy Lichtenstein

Roy Lichtenstein - M-maybe (A Girl's Picture)

Learn more about the painting M-Maybe (A Girl’s Picture):

• Lichtenstein’s use of newspaper comics-style technique.
• Representation and commentary in Pop Art.
• Frequently Asked Questions like, “What is M-Maybe (A Girl’s Picture) worth?”

A Bigger Splash by David Hockney – 1967

A-Bigger-Splash by David Hockney

A Bigger Splash by David Hockney resonates across time with its familiar, fresh image. Painted in 1967, this masterpiece feels new no matter when you check it out. Sure, modern classic sounds like an oxymoron. But it’s also a fitting phrase for this piece.