ObeliskThemes in Art


A Song for the Nile

Tahia Halim, 1970


William Holman Hunt, 1868-1869

Composition with Figures

Liubov Popova, 1913

Girl with a Mandolin (Portrait of Fanny Tellier)

Pablo Picasso, 1910

Gypsy from Figueres

Salvador Dalí, 1923

Luigi Russolo, Ugo Piatti and the Intonarumori

Luigi Russolo, 1913


Mai Trung Thứ, 1956

Music 1

Gustav Klimt, 1895

Pioneer with a Bugle

Aleksandr Rodchenko, 1930

Portrait of a Violinist

Anne Vallayer-Coster, 1773

Still Life

Tamara de Lempicka, 1920-1950

Still Life with a Volume of Wither’s ‘Emblemes’

Edwaert Collier, 1696

The Attributes of Music

Anne Vallayer-Coster, 1770

The Concert

Johannes Vermeer, 1665

The Elegant Ball, the Country Dance

Marie Laurencin, 1910

The Frightful Musicians

James Ensor, 1891

The Harp

Baya Mahieddine, 1974

The Love Letter

Johannes Vermeer, 1669-1670

The Lute Player

Tahia Halim, 1975

The Musicians

Caravaggio, 1595

The Two Musicians

Baya Mahieddine, 1966

Willem Matthijs Maris with Violin

Matthijs Maris, 1872-1899

Woman with a Lute

Johannes Vermeer, 1662-1663

Young Woman Playing a Guitar

Johannes Vermeer, 1670-1672

Young Woman Seated at a Virginal

Johannes Vermeer, 1670-1672

Young Woman Standing at a Virginal

Johannes Vermeer, 1670-1672
More Themes in Art

Still Lifes

Quiet moments with simple objects


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Artists of the African Diaspora

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