Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1. – James Whistler

Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1. by James WhistlerArrangement in Grey and Black No. 1. by James Whistlerv

Why does James Whistler not even mention his mother in the painting title Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1. ?

– Rebellion in grey and black planes
– Whistler inherited her cold manner
– He only cared for form and composition

The Embrace, 1917 by Egon Schiele

The Embrace 1917 by Egon Schiele

What’s so special about Egon Schiele’s 1917 painting, The Embrace?

– Starving, clinging lovers entwined
– When sick and twisted was hot
– La Bohème on canvas

Self Portrait in Tuxedo 1927 – Max Beckmann

Self Portrait in Tuxedo

How does Self Portrait in Tuxedo by Max Beckmann stand out among his many self portraits?

– James Bond in a mask
– The rebellious New Objectivity movement
– An avant garde figure