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Kees van Dongen (Dutch, 1877-1968): Maria c.1907-10 (Oil on canvas, The Met) – Maria captures the direct gaze of the sitter. The painting was quickly rendered with a large brush and intense, unblended color, reflecting Van Dongen’s exposure to and general association with Fauvism and Expressionism, two artistic movements characterized by bold, sometimes violent use of color… Painted with a certain stylization, Van Dongen’s female sitters often resemble one another with their large, blackened eyes and pale white flesh tones…


Collages feat. Kees van Dongen

By accident I fell in love with portraits painted by Kees van Dongen and created a few collages with his inspiring women.

The album Janes & Does | Faces… 15 more words

Monika Mori

Bradley Collection Celebrates 40th Anniversary!

This year the Milwaukee Art Museum celebrates the fortieth anniversary of the Mrs. Harry L. Bradley Collection. Upon its donation in 1975, the collection elevated the status of the Milwaukee Art Museum from a local art museum to a museum with a world-class collection. 579 more words