Juan Gris (Spanish,1887–1927). Bottle of Rosé Wine, 1914. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Promised Gift from the Leonard A. Lauder Cubist Collection | This work is on view in "Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection" through February 16, 2015. #Cubism
Attributed to Jean Antoine Laurent (French, 1763–1832). Portrait of a Young Woman, ca. 1795. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mrs. Louis V. Bell, in memory of her husband, 1925 (25.106.16) | This work is featured in "In Miniature," on view through December 31, 2014.
Paul Cézanne (French, 1839–1906). Madame Cézanne (Hortense Fiquet, 1850–1922) in a Red Dress, 1888–90. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ittleson Jr. Purchase Fund, 1962 (62.45) #reddress
Shortly before his death, the Romanian sculptor Constantin Brancusi donated his studio and all of its contents to the French government on the condition that they reconstruct his studio as part of the Musée National d'Art Moderne. Honouring his wishes, his recreated studio, which includes various cast of his sculptures as well as tools, photographs and other objects, is on display at the Centre Georges Pompidou.
Lucas Cranach the Elder (German, 1472–1553). Lukas Spielhausen, 1532. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Gula V. Hirschland, 1980 (1981.57.1) | The lively pattern of colors and interplay of curves in the costume and the contrast between the man’s tightly bundled hair and his expansively projecting mustache and beard give this portrait a striking visual impact. #mustache #movember