Inventing Abstraction 1910-1925 at the MoMA
I'm still reeling from my wonderful experience of viewing Inventing Abstraction 1910-1925 at the MOMA in NYC on Saturday morning. When I think of the creative cojones it took to make this kind of art at this particular time, I'm gobsmacked. Here are some of my favorite pieces: "Chromatic Fantasy" by Augusto Giacometti - 1914 "The Source" by Francis Picabia - 1912 "Composition V" by Vasily Kandinsky - 1911 "Madame Kupka Among the Verticals" by František Kupka - 1910 "Dada" by Hans Arp - 1920…
Arp Jean | Dream Amphora (Objet de reve a l'anse) (1941) | MutualArt
View Dream Amphora (Objet de reve a l'anse) (1941) By Jean Arp; Bronze; 23.7 x 22.7 x 12.5 cm; . Access more artwork lots and estimated & realized auction prices on MutualArt.
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Jean Arp and the Abstraction Inspired by Nature | Ideelart
Jean Arp’s artwork was guided by the principal that humanity is part of nature. The forms in his biomorphic sculptures were guided by what he called the natural law of chance.
UCLA Sculpture Garden
One of my favorite places to relax in Los Angeles is the Murphy Sculpture Garden at UCLA. The garden's collection of over 70 sculptures is displayed on 5 beautifully landscaped acres of the UCLA campus. I included a few pictures from the sculpture garden in my earlier post on UCLA. Here are some more pictures of sculptures from the garden. George Tsutakawa, "Obos 69" (1969), bronze: Vladas Vildziunas, "The Bird Goddess" (1977), bronze: Jean Arp, "Fruit hybrid dit la pagode" ("Hybrid Fruit…