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17A – Jackson Pollock

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The Moon Woman – Jackson Pollock
Naked Man with Knife c.1938-40 by Jackson Pollock 1912-1956
Man with Knife – Jackson Pollock
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The She-Wolf – Jackson Pollock
The Moon Woman – Jackson Pollock
Naked Man with Knife c.1938-40 by Jackson Pollock 1912-1956
Man with Knife – Jackson Pollock
The Connoisseur – Norman Rockwell
Interchange – Willem de Kooning

Further Viewing


Man with Knife – Jackson Pollock

The Moon Woman – Jackson Pollock

The Connoisseur – Norman Rockwell

A Pollock has Sold, Possibly for a Record Price – New York Times

How to Spot a Fake Jackson Pollock Painting

Billionaire Griffin Spends $500 million for Two Paintings – Bloomberg

How Jackson Pollock and the CIA Teamed Up to Win the Cold War

Ep. 13 – Turquoise Marilyn, Andy Warhol


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Pink Marilyn – Andy Warhol
Marilyn Diptych by Andy Warhol
Campbell’s Soup Cans by Andy Warhol
Brillo Box by Andy Warhol

Further Viewing

Further Reading

The Philosophy of Andy Warhol




The Andy Warhol Diaries



“Marilyn Monroe.” United States History. Accessed January 24, 2019. https://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h3712.html.

The Marilyn Diptych – Tate Museum

Why is Andy Warhol Still So Famous? by Stephen Metcalf at the AtlanticWhy is Andy Warhol Still So Famous? by Stephen Metcalf at the Atlantic



Ep. 11 – Fuego Flores, Jean Michel Basquiat

Fuego Flores by Jean-Michel Basquiat

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Untitled by Jean-Michel Basquiat, which sold for 110.5 million dollars in 2017 and became the most expensive work of American art
The “Everlast” photograph of Andy Warhol and Jean Michel Basquiat
Jean Michel Basquiat, a polaroid by Andy Warhol

Further Viewing

Further Reading



“Basquiat Painting Sells to Yusaku Maezawa for $110.5 M. at Sotheby’s Auction, Shattering Records -.” ARTnews. May 19, 2017. Accessed January 09, 2019. http://www.artnews.com/2017/05/18/jean-michel-basquiat-painting-sells-for-110-million-at-auction/.


Fanelli, James. “Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Dad Leaves Behind Son’s Art, and Tax Problem.” DNAinfo New York. September 05, 2013. Accessed January 09, 2019. https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20130905/boerum-hill/jean-michel-basquiats-dad-leaves-behind-sons-art-tax-problem/.


Freeman, Nate. “Record-Breaking $110 M. Basquiat to Get One-Work Show at the Brooklyn Museum -.” ARTnews. January 11, 2018. Accessed January 09, 2019. http://www.artnews.com/2018/01/11/record-breaking-110-m-basquiat-get-one-work-show-brooklyn-museum/.


Greenberger, Alex. “A. R. Penck, Neo-Expressionist Painter Whose Work Reflected on the Postwar German Condition, Dies at 77 -.” ARTnews. May 04, 2017. Accessed January 09, 2019. http://www.artnews.com/2017/05/03/a-r-penck-painter-whose-work-reflected-on-the-postwar-german-condition-dies-at-77/.


“Jean-Michel Basquiat – Fuego Flores.” The Kick It Spot. Accessed January 09, 2019. http://www.thekickitspot.com/2009/10/fuegoflore/.


“Now Contemporary Art Evening Auction.” Sotheby’s. Accessed January 09, 2019. http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2017/contemporary-art-evening-auction-n09761/lot.24.html.


“Portrait of Jean-Michel Basquiat.” The Getty. January 01, 1982. Accessed January 09, 2019. http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/125802/andy-warhol-portrait-of-jean-michel-basquiat-american-1982/.


Taylor, Kate. “Lawsuits Challenge Basquiat, Boetti Authentication Committees.” The New York Sun. Accessed January 09, 2019. https://www.nysun.com/arts/lawsuits-challenge-basquiat-boetti-authentication/75664/.


Villarreal, Ignacio. “Major Works to Highlight Sotheby’s October Contemporary Art Sale.” Art Daily. Accessed January 09, 2019. http://artdaily.com/news/33590/Major-Works-to-Highlight-Sotheby-s-October-Contemporary-Art-Sale.

Ep. 8 – Triptych May-June 1973, Francis Bacon

Triptych May-June 1973 – Francis Bacon

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picasso biomorphs
Figures on the Sea Shore – Pablo Picasso, 1931. A classic example of a Picasso biomorph
Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion c.1944 by Francis Bacon 1909-1992
Study for Figures at the Base of the Crucifixion – Francis Bacon
Triptych In Memory of George Dyer – Francis Bacon, 1971
Triptych August 1972 1972 by Francis Bacon 1909-1992
Triptych August 1972 – Francis Bacon
Three Studies of Lucian Freud – Francis Bacon, 1969
Francis Bacon’s Reece Mews studio, photographed by Perry Ogden

Further Viewing


“A Moment of Passion: Francis Bacon, George Dyer and Two Figures (1975) | Christie’s.” Christie’s. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.christies.com/features/Francis-Bacon-and-George-Dyer-A-moment-of-passion-7027-3.aspx.
Brown, Mark. “Francis Bacon Triptych of Burglar Turned Muse Put up for Auction.” The Guardian. May 30, 2014. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/may/30/francis-bacon-triptych-burglar-george-dyer-auction.
Giacobetti, Francis. “Francis Bacon: The Last Interview.” The Independent. November 29, 2012. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/art/features/francis-bacon-the-last-interview-8368727.html.
“In Memory of George Dyer | Francis Bacon.” Francis Bacon. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.francis-bacon.com/artworks/paintings/memory-george-dyer.
Jones, Jonathan. “Francis Bacon’s Painting of Lucian Freud Is a Portrait of Two Geniuses.” The Guardian. November 13, 2013. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2013/nov/13/francis-bacon-lucian-freud-geniuses.
“Never before Offered at Auction, Bacon’s First Ever Portrait of His Great Muse | Christie’s.” Christie’s. May 17, 2017. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.christies.com/features/Francis-Bacon-Three-Studies-for-a-Portrait-of-George-Dyer-8185-3.aspx.
“Pablo Picasso | Francis Bacon.” Francis Bacon. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.francis-bacon.com/art/influence-inspiration/influence/pablo-picasso.
Porter, Max. “Dying on the Toilet.” The Paris Review. June 13, 2016. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2016/06/13/dying-on-the-toilet/.
Sylvester, David. “Great Interviews of the 20th Century: Francis Bacon Interviewed by David Sylvester in 1963,1966 and 1979.” The Guardian. September 12, 2007. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/2007/sep/13/greatinterviews.
“Three Studies of Lucian Freud | Francis Bacon.” Francis Bacon. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.francis-bacon.com/artworks/paintings/three-studies-lucian-freud.
“Triptych August 1972 | Francis Bacon.” Francis Bacon. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.francis-bacon.com/artworks/paintings/triptych-august-1972.
“Triptych May-June | Francis Bacon.” Francis Bacon. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.francis-bacon.com/artworks/paintings/triptych-may-june.
“Triptych – August 1972 by Sir Francis Bacon (1972).” The Squirrel Review. January 06, 2015. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://thesquirrelreview.com/2015/01/06/triptych-august-1972-by-francis-bacon-1972/.
Waters, Florence. “Francis Bacon Portrait Sells for £18 Million.” The Telegraph. June 29, 2011. Accessed December 19, 2018. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/art/art-news/8605308/Francis-Bacon-portrait-sells-for-18-million.html.

Ep. 4 – Summer Evening, Edward Hopper

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Summer Evening – Edward Hopper Prepatory sketch previously owned by actor Steve Martin
Chop Suey – Edward Hopper
Automat – Edward Hopper
The Nighthawks – Edward Hopper



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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney’s Titanic Memorial
Further Viewing
“Art: Traveling Man.” Time, January 19, 1948.
Bond, Constance. “These Sketches Will Take You Into the Artistic Mind of Edward Hopper.” Smithsonian.com. April 01, 2014. Accessed November 18, 2018. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/these-sketches-will-take-you-into-the-artistic-mind-edward-hopper-180950255/.
“Chop Suey (1929) – the Most Iconic Edward Hopper Painting Left in Private Hands | Christie’s.” Christie’s. November 13, 2018. Accessed November 18, 2018. https://www.christies.com/features/Chop-Suey-by-Edward-Hopper-9407-3.aspx.
Comey, Janet L. “Edward Hopper Hours of Darkness.” InCollect. Accessed November 18, 2018. https://www.incollect.com/articles/edward-hopper-hours-of-darkness.
Hodara, Susan. “New Insight Into Hopper in a Girlfriend’s Letters.” The New York Times. October 19, 2018. Accessed November 18, 2018. https://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/14/nyregion/my-dear-mr-hopper-the-story-starts-here-at-the-edward-hopper-house-art-center-in-nyack.html?_r=0.
Murphy, Jessica. “Edward Hopper (1882-1967).” The Met’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. June 2007. Accessed November 18, 2018. https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/hopp/hd_hopp.htm.