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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
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The Moon Woman – Jackson Pollock
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Man with Knife – Jackson Pollock
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The Connoisseur – Norman Rockwell
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Interchange – Willem de Kooning

Further Viewing

Sources

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. 12 – The Conversion of Saint Paul, Caravaggio

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The Musicians by Caravaggio, one of his earlier works
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Judith Beheading Holofernes by Caravaggio
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The Calling of Saint Matthew by Caravaggio
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Madonna with the Long Neck – Parmiganino, an example of mannerism
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Venus, Cupid, Folly, and Time by Bronzino
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Self portrait of Artemesia Gentileschi

Further Viewing

Sources

Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World’s Stolen Treasures by Robert K Wittman

 

 

Ep. 11 – Fuego Flores, Jean Michel Basquiat

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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
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The “Everlast” photograph of Andy Warhol and Jean Michel Basquiat
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Jean Michel Basquiat, a polaroid by Andy Warhol

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Further Reading

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Sources

“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. 10 – Georgia O’Keeffe

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Jimsen Weed / White Flower No. 1 – Georgia O’Keeffe, 1932
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Cow Skull on Red, White, and Blue – Georgia O’Keeffe, 1931
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The Steerage – Alfred Stieglitz, 1907
Do Women Have To Be Naked To Get Into the Met. Museum? 1989 by Guerrilla Girls
Guerrilla Girls Campaign Poster
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Guerrilla Girls Campaign Poster

Further Viewing

Read More About Georgia O’Keeffe

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Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawai’iGeorgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawai’iGeorgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawai’i
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Georgia O’Keeffe – Living Modern by Wanda M. Corn
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Georgia O’Keeffe and New Mexico: A Sense of Place
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Dinner with Georgia O’Keeffe: Recipes, Art, & Landscape
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Georgia O’Keeffe and the Calla Lily in American Art, 1860-1940

 

 

Sources

“10 Things to Know about Georgia O’Keeffe | Christie’s.” Christie’s. October 25, 2018. Accessed January 04, 2019. https://www.christies.com/features/Georgia-O-Keeffe-7330-1.aspx.
Art, Philadelphia Museum of. “Two Calla Lilies on Pink.” Philadelphia Museum of Art. Accessed January 04, 2019. https://www.philamuseum.org/collections/permanent/83649.html.
Buhler Lynes, Barbara, James Moore, and Charles Eldredge. Georgia O’Keeffe and the Calla Lily in American Art. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2002.
Carter, Felicity. “Jenny Saville Sets An Auction Record For A Living Female Artist At Sotheby’s London.” Forbes. October 05, 2018. Accessed January 04, 2019. https://www.forbes.com/sites/felicitycarter/2018/10/05/jenny-saville-sets-an-auction-record-for-a-living-female-artist-at-sothebys-london/#48fa195b5edb.
“Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986) , Calla Lilies.” Christie’s. Accessed January 04, 2019. https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/paintings/georgia-okeeffe-calla-lilies-5846384-details.aspx?from=searchresults&intObjectID=5846384&sid=2694173c-5810-4e17-b362-943ae365b9fd.
“O’Keeffe, Georgia – Jimson Weet / White Flower.” Sotheby’s. Accessed January 04, 2019. http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2014/american-art-n09229/lot.11.html.
Peers, Alexandra. “World’s Most Expensive Painting by a Woman Goes on Display-in Arkansas.” Observer. April 06, 2015. Accessed January 04, 2019. https://observer.com/2015/03/worlds-most-expensive-painting-by-a-woman-goes-on-display-in-arkansas/.
“The Guerrilla Girls Most Important Art | TheArtStory.” The Art Story. Accessed January 04, 2019. https://www.theartstory.org/artist-guerrilla-girls-artworks.htm.
Throsby, David, Katya Petetskaya, and Department of Economics. “The Gender Pay Gap Is Wider in the Arts than in Other Industries.” The Conversation. September 12, 2018. Accessed January 04, 2019. https://theconversation.com/the-gender-pay-gap-is-wider-in-the-arts-than-in-other-industries-87080.
“Timeline.” Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. Accessed January 04, 2019. https://www.okeeffemuseum.org/about-georgia-okeeffe/timeline/.

 

 

Ep. 9 – Saint Praxedis – Johannes Vermeer

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Saint Praxedis, attributed to Johannes Vermeer, 1655

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Saint Praxedis – original by Ficherelli (left) and attributed to Johannes Vermeer (right)

Some Assorted Dutch Genre Paintings

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Johannes Vermeer – The Astronomer, 1668 and Gerard Dou – Astronomer, 1650
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Johannes Vermeer – The Piano Lesson and and Jan Steen – A Young Woman Playing a Piano
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Johannes Vermeer – Woman in Blue Reading a Letter and Pieter de Hooch – Woman Weighing Gold Coins
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Johannes Vermeer – The Love Letter and Pieter De Hooch – Couple with a Parrot

Vermeers Mentioned in the Episode

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Johannes Vermeer – The Astronomer
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Johannes Vermeer – The Piano Lesson
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Johannes Vermeer – The Allegory of Painting
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Johannes Vermeer – The Girl with the Pearl Earring
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Han van Meegeren – Interior of a Church
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Han Van Meegeren – Christ with the Adulterer (in the style of Johannes Vermeer)

Further Viewing

Read More About Johannes Vermeer and Han van Meegeren

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The Man Who Made Vermeers: Unvarnishing the Legend of Master Forger Han van Meegeren by Jonathan Lopez
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Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting

Sources

Bürger, Willem, and Gustav Friedrich Waagen. Van Der Meer De Delft. Paris: Gazette Des Beaux Arts, 1866. [Read Online Here]
Janson, Jonathan. “Saint Praxedis.” Essential Vermeer. Accessed December 27, 2018. http://www.essentialvermeer.com/catalogue/praxedis.html#.XCVEZVxKhPY.
Janson, Jonathan. “Saint Praxedis: Missing the Mark.” Understanding The Astronomer by Johannes Vermeer. Accessed December 27, 2018. http://www.essentialvermeer.com/saint_praxedis.html#.XCVEZ1xKhPY.
Janson, Jonathan. “Vermeer and the Camera Obscura.” Essential Vermeer. Accessed December 27, 2018. http://www.essentialvermeer.com/camera_obscura/co_one.html#.XCVFx1xKhPY.
“Johannes Vermeer (Delft 1632-1675) , Saint Praxedis.” Christie’s Auction House. Accessed December 27, 2018. https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/johannes-vermeer-delft-1632-1675-saint-praxedis-5813575-details.aspx.
Lopez, Jonathan. The Man Who Made Vermeers: Unvarnishing the Legend of Master Forger Han Van Meegeren. Orlando: Harcourt, 2012.
“St. Praxedes – Saints & Angels.” Catholic Online. Accessed December 27, 2018. https://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=772.
Waiboer, Adriaan E., Arthur K. Wheelock, and Blaise Ducos. Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017.

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

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Triptych May-June 1973 – Francis Bacon

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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
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Triptych In Memory of George Dyer – Francis Bacon, 1971
Triptych August 1972 1972 by Francis Bacon 1909-1992
Triptych August 1972 – Francis Bacon
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Three Studies of Lucian Freud – Francis Bacon, 1969
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Francis Bacon’s Reece Mews studio, photographed by Perry Ogden

Further Viewing

Sources

“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. 7 – Portrait of Dr. Gachet, Vincent Van Gogh

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Portrait of Doctor Gachet – Vincent van Gogh, 1890

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The second version of the Portrait of Doctor Gachet, now contained in the Musee d’Orsay in Paris.
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An etching of the Portrait of Doctor Gachet made on Gachet’s own printing press,
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Van Gogh’s most famous painting, the Starry Night completed during his stay at the Saint Paul de-Mausole asylum.
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The provenance of Portrait of Dr. Gachet http://www.vggallery.com/painting/p_0753.htm#provenance

Further Viewing

Sources

Vincent Van Gogh letters: http://vangoghletters.org/vg/letters.html

A list of the locations of the Portrait of Doctor Gachet Etchings: http://www.vggallery.com/graphicworks/p_1664.htm

Aronson, J. K. “The Diagnosis of Art: Melancholy and the Portrait of Dr Gachet.” Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine99, no. 7 (2006): 373-74. doi:10.1258/jrsm.99.7.373.
Baxter, Jared. “Vincent Van Gogh’s Portrait of Dr. Gachet: A Study in Sorrows.” THINK.IAFOR.ORG. March 08, 2016. Accessed December 14, 2018. https://think.iafor.org/vincent-van-goghs-portrait-dr-gachet-study-sorrows/.
Costello, Anthony, and Emma Storr. “Artists and Their Physicians: Vincent Van Gogh and Doctor Paul Gachet.” The Fortnightly Review. February 08, 2018. Accessed December 14, 2018. http://fortnightlyreview.co.uk/2018/01/van-gogh-gachet/.
Johnson, Andrew. “Goering’s Lost Art.” The Independent. October 23, 2011. Accessed December 14, 2018. https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/art/news/goerings-lost-art-1522536.html.
Odee – Odee.pl / Strony Internetowe. “Dr Gachet.” Loving Vincent. Accessed December 14, 2018. http://lovingvincent.com/dr-gachet,268,pl.html.
Philadelphia Museum of Art. “Degenerate Art.” Philadelphia Museum of Art. Accessed December 14, 2018. http://philamuseum.org/collections/3-98-108.html?page=2.
“Portrait of Dr. Gachet, 1990 by Van Gogh.” Chronology of Vincent Van Gogh’s Life and Works. Accessed December 14, 2018. https://www.vincentvangogh.org/portrait-of-dr-gachet.jsp.
Puchko, Kristy. “15 Things You Didn’t Know About Van Gogh’s Portrait of Dr. Gachet.” Mental Floss. February 09, 2016. Accessed December 14, 2018. http://mentalfloss.com/article/74774/15-things-you-didnt-know-about-van-goghs-portrait-dr-gachet.
Robinson, Walter. “The Curious Case of Dr. Gachet.” ArtNet. Accessed December 14, 2018. http://www.artnet.com/Magazine/features/robinson/robinson5-17-99.asp.
Samuel, Henry. “Hermann Goering’s ‘full Catalogue’ of Looted Nazi Art Published for First Time.” The Telegraph. September 30, 2015. Accessed December 14, 2018. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/history/world-war-two/11900625/Hermann-Goerings-full-catalogue-of-looted-Nazi-art-published-for-time.html.
“To Theo Van Gogh and Jo Van Gogh-Bonger. Auvers-sur-Oise, Saturday, 24 May 1890.” Vincent Van Gogh to Theo Van Gogh. May 24, 1890. Auvers-sur-Oise.
“Vincent Van Gogh – Dr Paul Gachet.” Musée D’Orsay: Jean-François Millet The Angelus. March 25, 2009. Accessed December 14, 2018. https://www.musee-orsay.fr/en/collections/works-in-focus/search/commentaire/commentaire_id/dr-paul-gachet-2988.html.
Webster, Paul. “New Light on the Tragic Last Days of Van Gogh.” The Guardian. April 27, 2003. Accessed December 14, 2018. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2003/apr/27/arts.artsnews.
Wildman, Sarah. “The Revelations of a Nazi Art Catalogue.” The New Yorker. September 01, 2017. Accessed December 14, 2018. https://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/the-revelations-of-a-nazi-art-catalogue.