Pride Month~ June 20

Jasper Johns (Born 1930)
Iconic artist defined the period between Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art
http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2018/03/22/jasper-johns-flag-is-a-flag/

Watchman / 1967 / Lithograph / Sheet: 36 1/16”x24 3/16″

 

 

David Hockney (Born 1937)
British painter, printmaker, photographer, and designer
https://artuk.org/discover/artists/hockney-david-b-1937

Blue Interior and Two Still Lifes / 1965 / Acrylic on canvas / 57”x56 3/4”

Pride Month~ June 18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Cavanaugh (1921-1985)
American sculptor worked primarily in lead
http://www.cavanaughfoundation.org/aboutjohncavanaugh.php

Alice B. Toklas / John Cavanaugh Sculpture Garden / 1801 Swann St NW, D.C.

 

 

 

Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)
Influential American artist employed a vast array of media and materials
https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2016/nov/19/robert-rauschenberg-just-something-be-around

Satellite / 1955 / Oil, fabric, paper, and wood on canvas, with taxidermied pheasant / 79 3/8”x43 5/16”x5 5/8”

Pride Month~ June 17

Francis Bacon (1909-1992)
A dominant figure of British postwar art
https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-francis-bacon

Portrait of George Dyer and Lucian Freud / 1967 / Oil on canvas / 78”x58”

 

 

 

Agnes Martin (1912-2004)
Canadian-born American abstract painter
https://hyperallergic.com/219948/agnes-martin-in-two-new-books-a-life-revealed/

Wood I / 1963 / Ink, colored ink, ballpoint pen, and pencil on paper / 15”x15 1/2″

Pride Month~ June 16

Frida Kahlo (1907-1954)
“I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.”
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Frida-Kahlo

Las dos Fridas / 1939 / Oil on canvas / 68.3”x68”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Richmond Barthé (1901-1989)
First modern African-American sculptor to achieve critical success
http://thejohnsoncollection.org/richmond-barthe/

Booker T. Washington / Cast 1973 from the 1946 original / Bronze / 31 1/2”x25” x 13 1/2″ incl. base

Pride Month~ June 15


Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006)
German-born American photographer shot almost exclusively in black-and-white
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruth_Bernhard

Doll’s Head / 1936 / Photographic print / 7 11/16”x 9 9/16”(image)

 

Richard Bruce Nugent (1906-1987)
Writer, artist, and illustrator associated with the Harlem Renaissance
https://ubuntubiographyproject.com/2017/07/01/richard-bruce-nugent/

Cover drawing for Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life / Vol. 4, No. 39, March 1926

Pride Month~ June 14

Cecil Beaton (1904-1980)  English photographer, diarist, artist, and designer
http://www.anothermag.com/art-photography/10296/ten-things-you-might-not-know-about-cecil-beaton

Sawai Man Singh II, Maharaja of Jaipur; Maharani Gayatri Devi, Rajmata of Jaipur /
1944 / Modern bromide print / 10”x9 7/8”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Cadmus (1904-1999 ) American artist who epitomized Magic Realism
http://www.notablebiographies.com/supp/Supplement-Ca-Fi/Cadmus-Paul.html

Bar Italia / 1953-1955 / Tempera on wood / 37 1/2”x45 1/4”

Pride Month~ June 13

Christopher Wood (1901-1930)
British figurative painter with a personal, naïve style
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/aug/20/christopher-wood-by-katy-norris-review

Boat in Harbour, Brittany / 1929 / Oil paint on board / 31”x42 3/4”

Beauford Delaney (1901-1979)
American modernist painter spanned a range of styles
http://outhistory.org/exhibits/show/aa-history-month-bios/beauford-delaney

Portrait of James Baldwin / 1945 / Oil on canvas / 22”x18”

Pride Month~ June 12

Berenice Abbott (1898-1991)
Pioneering American documentary photographer
http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2018/05/10/berenice-abbott-pictures-jazz-age/

Penn Station, Interior, Manhattan / 1935 / Photograph / 23”x 18 1/8”

Betty Parsons (1900-1982)
Abstract painter and sculptor best known as a dealer of mid-century art
http://www.alexandergray.com/artists/betty-parsons

Gold Stipple Moonshot / 1972 / Acrylic on canvas / 48”x48”

Pride Month~ June 11

 

Gluck (1895-1978)
Radical British artist known as Gluck, “no prefix, suffix, or quotes”
https://www.apollo-magazine.com/gluck-british-painting-fine-art-society/

Gluck / 1942 / Oil on canvas / 12”x10”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tamara de Lempicka (1898-1980)
Polish painter with distinctive Cubism-influenced Art Deco style
https://culture.pl/en/artist/tamara-lempicka-tamara-de-lempicka

Portrait de la Duchesse de la Salle / 1925 / Oil on canvas / 63.8”x38.2”

Pride Month~ June 9


Grant Wood (1891-1942)
One of three leaders of the American Regionalist movement
http://archive.boston.com/ae/books/articles/2010/11/07/candid_examination_of_iconic_painter_grant_wood/

Parson Weems’ Fable / 1939 / Oil on canvas / 38 3⁄8” x50 1⁄8”

Hubert Stowitts (1892-1953) Dancer, film actor, painter, designer, and metaphysician
http://www.queer-arts.org/archive/jan_98/stowitts/biography.html

Work of Stowitts for “The Fox-God”, an opera in 3 acts / 1939 / Mounted color plate from painting / 15 1/4”x13”