20th CENTURY EXPERIMENTALISM

THE FAUVES

Henri Matisse
(1869 - 1954)
 

Henri Matisse – The Peasant Blouse (1940) oil on canvas
Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou/Musée national d'Art moderne

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Georges Rouault
(1871 - 1958)
 

Georges Roualt – The Old King (1916-1936)

Georges Roualt – Christ on the Cross (c. 1920)

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André Derain
(1880 - 1954)
 

André Derain – Flowers in a Vase (1932) oil on canvas
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art

Raoul Dufy
(1877 - 1953)
 

Maurice de Vlaminck
(1876 - 1958)
 

Maurice Utrillo
(1883 - 1955)
 

CUBISM, DADAISM, SURREALISM

Pablo Picasso
(1881 - 1973)
 

Pablo Picasso – Les Demoiselles d'Avignon (1907) oil on canvas
New York, The Museum of Modern Art

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Georges Braque
(1882-1963)
 

Georges Braque – Woman with Guitar (1913) oil on canvas
Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou/Musée national d'Art moderne

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Marcel Duchamp
(1881 - 1955)
 

Marcel Duchamp – Nude Descending a Staircase (Nu descendant un escalier) (1911) oil on canvas
Philadelphia Museum of Art

Marcel Duchamp – King and Queen Surrounded by Swift Brides (1911) oil on canvas
Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou/Musée national d'Art moderne

Fernand Léger
(1881 - 1955)
 

Fernand Léger – The Builders (1951) oil on canvas

Fernand Léger – Maud Dale (1935) oil on canvas
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art

Piet Mondrian
(1872 - 1944)
 

Piet Mondrian – Composition in Red, Yellow and Blue (1928) oil on canvas
Ludwigshafen, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum

Joan Miró

(1893 - 1983)

Joan Miró – Women, Bird by Moonlight (1949) oil on canvas
London, Tate Gallery

Salvador Dali
(1904 - 1989)
 

Salvador Dali – The Persistence of Memory (1931) oil on canvas
New York, The Museum of Modern Art

Marc Chagall
(1887 - 1985)
 
 
 

Marc Chagall – The Fiddler (1912-13) oil on canvas
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum

Marc Chagall – The Birthday (1915) oil on canvas

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Paul Klee
(1879 - 1940)
 

Paul Klee – Senecio (1922) oil on canvas
Basel, Kunstmuseum

Jackson Pollock
(1912 - 1956)
 

Jackson Pollock – Guardians of the Secret (1943) oil on canvas
San Francisco, Museum of Modern Art

Andy Warhol

(1928 - 1987)
 

Andy Warhol – Campbell's Soup Can (1966) mixed media
Private collection

Other Contributors to the 20th Century Experimentalist Movement
 

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner – Marzella (1909-1910) oil on canvas
Stockholm, Moderna Museet

Vassily Kandinsky – sketch for Composition IV (1910) oil on canvas
London, Tate Gallery

Giorgio De Chiroco – Melancholy (c. 1912) oil on canvas
Franckurt, Galerie Françoise Knabe

Constantin Brancusi – Mlle Pogany I (1912-1913) terra-cotta
Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou/Musée national d'Art moderne

August Macke – Spaziergang im Garten (1914) oil on canvas
Private collection, Krefeld, Germany

Kasimir Malevich – Suprematist Composition:  White on White (1918) oil on canvas
New York:  The Museum of Modern Art

Max Beckmann – Family Portrait (1920) oil on canvas
New York:  The Museum of Modern Art

George Grosz – Gray Day (1921) oil on canvas
Berlin, Nationalgalerie

Chaim Soutine – Portrait of a Boy (1928) oil on canvas
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art

Otto Dix – The Seven Deadly Sins (1933) mixed media on panel
Karlsruhe, Staatliche Kunsthalle

Ossip Zadkine – The Composer (1935) bronze
Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou/Musée national d'Art moderne

Henry Moore – Reclining Figure (1938) bronze
Private Collection

Arshile Gorky – To Project, To Conjure (1944) oil on canvas
Private collection

Jean Dubuffet – D'hôtel nuancé d'abricot (1947) oil on canvas
Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou/Musée national d'Art moderne

Max Ernst – Capricorn (1948-1964) bronze
Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou/Musée national d'Art moderne 

Alberto Giacometti – Walking Man (1949) bronze
Private collection

Chaim Soutine – The Little Pastry Cook (undated) oil on canvas
Merion, Pennsylvania, The Barnes Foundation

Mark Rothko – Untitled (c. 1950) oil on paper glued to linen
Private collection

Willem De Kooning – Woman IV (1952-1953) oil and enamel on canvas
Kansas City, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Jasper Johns – Three Flags (1958) Encaustic on canvas
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art

Joseph Beuys – Homogeneous Infiltration for Grand Piano (1966) piano covered in felt and cloth
Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou/Musée national d'Art moderne

Duane Hanson – Tourists (1970)
Edinburgh, National Galleries of Scotland

Francis Bacon – Untitled Triptych: right panel (1972) oil on canvas
Private collection

Jean-Michel Basquiat – Self-Portrait as a Heel II (1982) bronze
Private collection

Robert Rauschenberg – Market Altar, Mexico (1985) acrylic on canvas and collage
Private collection

Antoni Tàpies – Grand X (1988) mixed media on cardboard
Paris, Galerie Lelong

Nam June Pak – High-Tech Allergy (1995-1996) video installation
Wulfsburg, Kunstmuseum

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Miles H. Hodges - 2014