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

Ada and Alex by Alex Katz

Ada-and-Alex by Alex Katz

Table of Contents for Ada and Alex by Alex Katz includes:

• Reduced to spare parts
• Cutthroat culture by Alex Katz
• Abstract Expressionism versus Ada and Alex – a competition

Self Portrait Holding a Portrait of Her Sister

Self Portrait With Portrait of Her Sister by Rosalba Carriera

Check out the mad skills of painter Rosalba Carriera in Self Portrait Holding a Portrait of Her Sister:

• Carriera’s fame and success in 18th century Italy.
• Sisters with intimate, interdependent lives.
• A pastel spotlight in the secret Medici Tunnel.
• Answers to Frequently Asked Questions like, “What’s the story behind the women in Self Portrait Holding a Portrait of Her Sister?”