The Fossil Hunters
The Fossil Hunters is a painting by the American artist Edwin Dickinson (1891–1978). Painted in 1926–28, it was the largest painting he had done at the time, and required 192 sittings to complete. T...
The Menaced Assassin
The Menaced Assassin (French: L'Assassin menacé) is a 1927 oil on canvas painting by Belgian surrealist artist René Magritte.The main subject of the painting, a blood-smeared nude woman, is seen l...
The Difficult Crossing
The Difficult Crossing (La traversée difficile) is the name given to two oil-on-canvas paintings by the Belgian surrealist René Magritte. The original version was completed in 1926 during Magritte's e...
Head of a Catalan Peasant
Head of a Catalan Peasant is an emblematic sequence of oil paintings and pencil made by Joan Miró between 1924 and 1925. Miró began this series the same year that André Breton published his Manifesto ...
Odalisque with Raised Arms
Odalisque with Raised Arms is a painting by Henri Matisse from 1923. The full title is Odalisque assise aux bras levés, fauteuil rayé vert, which translates as "Odalisque with raised arms sitting on a...
Window at Tangier
Window at Tangier by Henri Matisse (1912 - The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow); also referred to as La Fenêtre à Tanger, Paysage vu d'une fenêtre, and Landscape viewed from a window, Tangiers. An...
Tableau I
Pieter Cornelis "Piet" Mondriaan, after 1906 Mondrian (/ˈmɔːndriˌɑːn, ˈmɒn-/; [ˈpit ˈmɔndrijaːn], later [ˈmɔndrijɑn]; March 7, 1872 – February 1, 1944), was a Dutch painter.He was a contributor to the...
Forest and Dove
Forest and Dove (1927) is a painting by the German surrealist Max Ernst. It depicts a nocturnal scene of a forest of bizarre, abstract trees. In the thick of the forest is a childlike depiction of a d...
Apparatus and Hand
Apparatus and Hand is a 1927 painting by Salvador Dalí.The painting currently resides at the Salvador Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida. This work is on loan from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. ...
Cabaret Scene
Cabaret Scene (1922) is a painting by the Spanish surrealist Salvador Dalí. This was a unique cubist experiment that came between Dalí's early impressionist work and the classic surrealist technique h...
The Lugubrious Game
The Lugubrious Game (or The Mournful Game) is a part oil painting and part collage on cardboard artwork created by Salvador Dalí in 1929. It displays references to feces (in the form of a man wearing ...
The Prodigal Son (Giorgio de Chirico)
The Prodigal Son (Italian: Il figliol prodigo) is a painting by the Greek-born Italian artist Giorgio de Chirico. It is painted in tempera on canvas and was completed in 1922 as de Chirico was in tran...
The Treachery of Images
The Treachery of Images (French: La trahison des images, 1928–29, sometimes translated as The Treason of Images) is a painting by the Belgian surrealist painter René Magritte, painted when Magritt...
The Meaning of Night (painting)
The Meaning of Night is a painting by the Belgian Surrealist René Magritte. Painted in 1927, it is an oil painting on canvas with dimensions 139 cm by 105 cm and is in the Menil Collection, Houston.
Angelus Novus
Angelus Novus is mono print or oil transfer method invented by and executed by Paul Klee in 1920. It is now in the collection of the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.In his ninth thesis in the essay “These...
The Wood (Max Ernst)
The Wood (1927) is a painting by the German surrealist Max Ernst. Ernst was haunted by the atmosphere of forests and by the birds which inhabit them. Here, the herring-bone effect of the trees and the...
The Hat Makes the Man
The Hat Makes the Man (1920) is a collage by the German dadaist/surrealist Max Ernst. It is composed of cut out images of hats from catalogues linked by gouache and pencil outlines to create abstract ...
The Engineer's Lover
The Engineer's Lover (Italian: L'amante dell'ingegnere) is a painting by Italian painter Carlo Carrà. It was finished during the metaphysical phase of the artist (1921). It portrays an enigmatic head ...
A sergeant of the Light Horse
A sergeant of the Light Horse is a 1920 painting by Australian artist George Washington Lambert. The portrait depicts an Australian soldier in Palestine during World War I.The sitter for the portrait ...
Painting (Blue Star)
Painting (Blue Star) (French: Peinture (Etoile Bleue)) is a 1927 painting by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. In June 2012, it sold at auction for £23.5 million, setting a new record for the highest ...
Yellow Odalisque
Yellow Odalisque is the title of two paintings by Henri Matisse:
Dolphins (M. C. Escher)
Dolphins also known as a Dolphins in Phosphorescent Sea is a woodcut print by the Dutch artist M. C. Escher. This work was first printed in February, 1923. Escher had been fascinated by the glowing ou...