He completes his journey through Cubism to abstraction, but takes a pause to paint a few landscapes around 1916-17.
Portraits of Picasso and other artists of the day, two dealers, and the start of his series of nudes painted for Leopold Zborowski.
Soon after his arrival in Paris, in 1906, he switched to sculpture. He had the idea of a ‘temple to humanity’, with hundreds of caryatids to support it.
He continued with extraordinary detailed fantasies of birds and flowers, and developed drawings in silverpoint with crayon.
He developed near-Surrealist fantasies apparently inspired by Hieronymus Bosch, and the Cubist ‘Brooklyn Bridge’, his best-known work.
A student of William Merritt Chase around 1900, he was a brilliant draftsman. He initiated American Futurism in 1913, then changed style again.
If Brunelleschi had introduced Cubism instead of perspective projection, would that have altered human visual perception?
Shows a selection of her paintings completed up to 1925, several influenced by Cézanne and Cubism.
With his many different styles and genres, from sketchy post-Impressionism to his mature Precisionism, he was nothing if not versatile and varied.
The monumental mural painted by Larsson was intended to be his greatest painting. It turned out to be his most controversial.