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Themes in Art

Phallic Symbols

Avanton Gold Cone, Bronze Age

Avanton Gold Cone

1000 BCE-900 BCE
Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge, El Lissitzky

Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge

El Lissitzky, 1920
Berlin Gold Hat, Bronze Age

Berlin Gold Hat

1000 BCE-800 BCE
Feeding the Fishes, John Dunkley

Feeding the Fishes

John Dunkley, c. 1940
Fortune Teller, Caravaggio

Fortune Teller

Caravaggio, 1594
Golden Hat of Schifferstadt, Bronze Age

Golden Hat of Schifferstadt

1400 BCE-1300 BCE
In Advance of the Broken Arm, Marcel Duchamp

In Advance of the Broken Arm

Marcel Duchamp, 1915
King of Clubs, Olga Rozanova

King of Clubs

Olga Rozanova, 1912-1915
Law Code of Hammurabi, Mesopotamia

Law Code of Hammurabi

1750 BCE
Living Still Life, Salvador Dalí

Living Still Life

Salvador Dalí, 1956
Menhir de Champ-Dolent, Neolithic

Menhir de Champ-Dolent

5500 BCE-2000 BCE
Nature Morte a la Guitare, Georges Braque

Nature Morte a la Guitare

Georges Braque, 1938
Princess X, Constantin Brancusi

Princess X

Constantin Brancusi, 1915-1916
Still life with Chinese eggplant and squash, Louisa Matthíasdóttir

Still life with Chinese eggplant and squash

Louisa Matthíasdóttir, c. 1984
The Progress of Love: Reverie, Jean-Honoré Fragonard

The Progress of Love: Reverie

Jean-Honoré Fragonard, 1771-1772
Young Virgin Auto-Sodomized by the Horns of Her Own Chastity, Salvador Dalí

Young Virgin Auto-Sodomized by the Horns of Her Own Chastity

Salvador Dalí, 1954
More Themes in Art
Self-portraits, Themes in Art


The canvas mirror

Abstract Figures, Themes in Art

Abstract Figures

Hinting at the human form

Metaphysical Art, Themes in Art

Metaphysical Art

Discomforting dreamscapes

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