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10/02/2013

clin d'oeil : Paul Klee

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rue dans le camp  1923

 

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 nuages sur Bor ( Serbie ) 1928

 

Paul Klee & ses oeuvres

le Bauhaus


18/01/2013

clin d'oeil

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                                                                                                                             photo cathy garcia  2012

10/01/2013

clin d’oeil : Diego Rivera à New York

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Frozen Assets  1931–1932

 


 

In Frozen Assets, Rivera coupled his appreciation for New York’s distinctive vertical architecture with a potent critique of the city’s economic inequities. The panel’s upper register features a dramatic sequence of largely recognizable skyscrapers, most completed within a few years of Rivera’s arrival in New York. In the middle section, a steel-and-glass shed serves as a shelter for rows of sleeping men, pointing to the dispossessed labor that made such extraordinary growth possible during a period of economic turmoil. Below, a bank’s waiting room accommodates a guard, a clerk, and a trio of figures eager to inspect their mounting assets in the vault beyond. Rivera’s jarring vision of the city—in which the masses trudge to work, the homeless are warehoused, and the wealthy squirrel away their money—struck a chord in 1932, in the midst of the Great Depression.

source moma


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