ObeliskThemes in Art

Poverty

American Gothic, Gordon Parks

American Gothic

Gordon Parks, 1942

I am literally penniless here, obliged to petition people, almost to beg for my keep, not having a penny to buy canvas and paints . . .

Claude Monet to Georges Charpentier (A Desperate Plea)

Claude Monet, 1878

Old poor poverty, fried rice with pickled sesame seeds

Fish Head

Lê Thị Lựu, 1967
King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid, Edward Burne-Jones

King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid

Edward Burne-Jones, 1880-1884
Sorrow, Vincent Van Gogh

Sorrow

Vincent Van Gogh, 1882
The First and Last Communion, Cristóbal Rojas Poleo

The First and Last Communion

Cristóbal Rojas Poleo, 1888
More Themes in Art
Gardens, Themes in Art

Gardens

Spend some time in a quiet place

Art Theory, Themes in Art

Art Theory

Artists unpack the nature of art

Grimoires, Themes in Art

Grimoires

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