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Art, Modern -- 20th century

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Alfred Stieglitz/Georgia O'Keeffe Archive

Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O'Keeffe first met in 1916 and they soon developed a personal and professional relationship that would last until Stieglitz's death in 1946. After his passing, O'Keeffe collected much of his personal and professional correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and other items from his career. In 1949, O'Keeffe decided to donate these items to the Yale University Library....
Betty Parsons Gallery Records and Personal Papers

Born in 1900, Betty Parsons was one of the leading art dealers in New York City specializing in modern art; her gallery on 57th Street was a hub of activity for decades. As a young person, she lived in Paris for 10 years studying painting and sculpture, returning to New York in 1935. During the postwar period, she represented Jackson Pollock, Clyfford Still, and Mark Rothko. It was an exciting...
Extra Ordinary Every Day: The Bauhaus at the Busch-Reisinger

Led by Walter Gropius and his fellow design collaborators, the Bauhaus was one of the most important and influential design schools of the twentieth century, extending its influence throughout much of Europe and the United States. Within the Bauhaus there was also a strong interest in designing objects for everyday life and utility. Drawing on the collection of the Busch-Reisinger Museum at...
Gauguin: Metamorphoses

Most of us think of Gauguin as the painter of a lush tropical paradise, populated with beautiful brown women with flowers tucked into their hair. This exhibition from the Museum of Modern Art in New York City (MoMA) documents Gauguin's experiments in other mediums in addition to paint and canvas. Over the course of his lifetime, Gauguin worked in wood carving, ceramics, lithography, wood cut...
Irish Museum of Modern Art

Some might think of Irish art as being comprised of fey landscapes and more traditional types of artistic expression. However, the Irish Museum of Modern Art incorporates all aspects of the Irish experience (and other experience as well) in the service of maintaining an institution that is "excellent, innovative and inclusive." The Museum was established in 1990 and is housed in the Royal Hospital...
Jacob Lawrence: Over the Line

An accompaniment to the special exhibition entitled Over the Line: The Art and Life of Jacob Lawrence, the Over the Line Web site features the paintings of Jacob Lawrence, along with photographs and a brief synopsis of his life. The site is divided into three sections -- Beginnings, Young Artist, and Over the Line -- and covers the period between 1917 (the year of his birth) to 2000 (the year of...
Monuments of the Future: Designs by El Lissitzky

The Getty Research Institute presents this Website on the work of El Lissitzky, 1890-1941, using materials from their extensive archival collections. The site includes over 175 images, a chronology of El Lissitzky's life, and links to related resources at the Getty and other institutions. For those with fast connections, there is an animated introduction. The Website preserves thematic sections...
Museum of Contemporary Art-Chicago

Founded in 1945, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago features contemporary photography, video, film, sculpture, and other visual arts, both in its galleries and its extensive onsite performance series. For persons considering visiting the museum, the site contains information on current and upcoming exhibitions, which have featured artists from the sculptor Alexander Calder to Gillian...

What is this thing, this Post? It is a platform for critical response, and a constantly evolving space for sharing research and testing ideas. Post was created by staff members at the Museum of Modern Art in New York to allow people to share texts, images, and videos in the hope that "multiple narratives of art's histories emerge." Along the top section of the homepage, users will find areas like...
Tate Modern

Yesterday, Queen Elizabeth II officially opened the Tate Modern, Britain's new national museum of modern art housed in a former power station on London's Bankside. Those who weren't invited to the gala opening party last night and can't make it to the official public opening today can still visit the new museum online. In addition to the ordinary visiting information, special exhibitions, and so...
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