POPULAR / MODERN REALIST ART

AMERICAN 'REALISTS'


George Bellows
(1882 - 1925)
 

George Bellows  Both Members of This Club (1909) oil on canvas
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art

George Bellows  Builders of Ships (1916) oil on canvas
Yale University Art Gallery

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Thomas Hart Benton

(1889 - 1975)
 

Thomas Hart Benton Social Life (1930) oil on canvas
New York, New School for Social Research
Plazy, History of Art in Pictures, p. 169

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Grant Wood

(1891 - 1942)
 

Grant Wood American Gothic (1930) oil on canvas
Art Institute of Chicago

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Georgia O'Keeffe

(1887 - 1986)
 

Georgia O'Keeffe Orchid (1941) pastel on paper-covered board
Private collection
Plazy, History of Art in Pictures, p. 168

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Edward Hopper

(1882 - 1967)
 

Edward Hopper City Sunlight (1954) oil on canvas
Washington, Smithsonian Institution
Plazy, History of Art in Pictures, p. 169

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N.C. Wyeth

(1882 - 1945)
 

NC Wyeth Last of the Mohicans, cover illustration (1919) oil on canvas
Brandywine River Museum

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Andrew Wyeth

(1917 - 2009)
 

Andrew Wyeth Christina's World (1948)
Museum of Modern Art, New York City

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Norman Rockwell

(1917 - 2009)
 

Norman Rockwell The 'Four Freedoms':  Freedom of Speech (1943)
The Satruday Evening Post - Curtis Publishing Company

Norman Rockwell The 'Four Freedoms':  Freedom from Want (1943)
The Satruday Evening Post - Curtis Publishing Company

Norman Rockwell The Golden Rule (1961)
Counterlight

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OTHER OR NON-AMERICAN 'REALISTS'


Diego Rivera

(1886 - 1957)
 

Diego Rivera detail from The Great Tenochtitlan (1945) fresco
Mexico, Palacio National
Plazy, History of Art in Pictures, p. 171

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