Pride Month~ June 25


Deborah Kass (Born 1952)

Multidisciplinary artist explores the intersection of pop culture & art history
http://maryryangallery.com/artists/deborah-kass/

Double Red Yentl, Split (My Elvis) / 1993 / Screenprint and acrylic on canvas / 72 1/4”x72”

Robert Gober (Born 1954)
American sculptor best known for his meticulously crafted works
https://www.guggenheim.org/artwork/artist/Robert-Gober

Untitled / 1999 / Plaster, beeswax, human hair, cotton, leather, aluminum, enamel paint / 33 1/2”x40”x24 3/4”

Pride Month~ June 21

Luis Caballero (1943-1995)
Colombian-born artist combined desire and aesthetic beauty
http://miamibiennale.org/miami_biennale_luis_caballero.html

Nu de dos allongé / 1984 / Graphite on paper / 10.6”x14.6”

Gilbert & George (Gilbert Prousch b.1943 and George Passmore b.1942)
“It’s not a collaboration…We are two people, but one artist”
https://www.moma.org/calendar/exhibitions/1518

Fates / 2005 / 54 digital prints on paper with ink / 167 11/16”x299 3/16”

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 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 4

Rosa Bonheur (1822-1899)  One of the best known artists of the 19th century
http://ringlingdocents.org/bonheurbio.htm

The Horse Fair / 1852-55 / Oil on canvas / 96 1/4”x 199 1/2”

Harriet Hosmer (1830-1908)  Credited with opening the field of sculpture to women
https://www.civilwarwomenblog.com/harriet-hosmer/

Sleeping Faun / after 1865 / Marble / 34 1/2”x 41”x 16 1/2”

Pride Month~ June 3

William Etty (1787-1849)   English artist best known for his nude figures
http://www.cassone-art.com/magazine/article/2011/11/theres-something-about-etty-art-and-controversy-at-york-city-art-gallery/?psrc=around-the-galleries

Venus and Cupid / c.1825/1835 / Oil on canvas / 12.4”x17.4”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Emma Stebbins (1815-1882)   One Of The First American Women Sculptors
http://www.womenhistoryblog.com/2015/05/emma-stebbins.html

Angel of the Waters (Bethesda Fountain) / c.1873 / Figures: bronze; lower basin: blue stone; pool: westerly granite / H: 25′; Diameter of lower basin 15′; Diameter of pool 96′

Pride Month~ June 2

Michelangelo (1475-1564) Sculptor, painter, draftsman, architect, and poet
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Michelangelo

Doni Tondo / 1505-1506 / Tempera grassa (tempera and oil) on wood / 47 1⁄2” diameter

 

 

 

 

 

Benvenuto Cellini (1500-1571)
Goldsmith, sculptor, draftsman, soldier, and musician
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benvenuto_Cellini

Perseus With The Head of Medusa / 1545-1554 / Bronze / approx. 17’ high, incl. base

Pride Month~ June 1

Donatello (c.1386–1466)
The greatest sculptor of the early Renaissance
https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/dona/hd_dona.htm

St. George / 1417 / Marble / Height 6’10”

 

 

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Italian painter, draftsman, sculptor, architect, and engineer
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Leonardo-da-Vinci

The Virgin of the Rocks / 1483-1486 / Oil on panel, transferred to canvas in 19th century / 78.3”x48”

 

March 30~ Women’s History Month in visual arts

Chakaia Booker (Born 1953)
African-American sculptor best known for her work using tires as a medium
https://nmwa.org/explore/artist-profiles/chakaia-booker

Urban Butterfly / 2001 / Rubber tires / 57”x53”

 

Kiki Smith (Born 1954)
German-born American artist’s work includes sculpture, printmaking, photography, drawing, and textiles
https://www.guggenheim.org/artwork/artist/kiki-smith

Lilith / 1994 / Bronze with glass eyes / 31 1/2”x27”x17 1/2”