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A Sufi Sage, The Personification of Melancholia

Farrukh Beg, 1615

Archeological Reminiscence of Millet's Angelus

Salvador Dalí, 1933-1935

Old poor poverty, fried rice with pickled sesame seeds

Fish Head

Lê Thị Lựu, 1967


Florine Stettheimer, 1919

Ida Rubinstein

Romaine Brooks, 1917

Melencolia I

Albrecht Dürer, 1514


Alice Neel, 1966

I am like a child at school. The new page is always going to be neatly written, and then pouf! . . . a blot. I'm still making blots . . . and I am 40 years old.

On Failure and the Renaissance: A letter to Durand and Ruel

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1881


Alexandre Cabanel, 1880

Portrait of Amelia Van Buren

Thomas Eakins, 1891

Portrait of Dr. Gachet

Vincent Van Gogh, 1890

. . . this feeling of being at someone else's mercy weighs on me tremendously, and when such circumstances are prolonged I cannot find delight in art. . .

The Military is Antithetical to Art

Egon Schiele, 1918

The Path

Romaine Brooks, 1911

More than annoyed, sad. More than sad, unhappy. More than unhappy, suffering.

The Sedative

Marie Laurencin, 1917

The Umbrella

Marie Bashkirtseff, 1883

View of the Corniche Road in Luxembourg City

Théo Kerg, 1943

Woman Ironing

Pablo Picasso, 1904

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Death in Art

Life's only guarantee


The Nude in Art

Getting out the skin

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