|Hyman Bloom - Matters of Life and Death at the MFA. Museum Link|
and permanent collection.
|Vertical compositions and flat surrounds are the best part about these paintings.|
|He gets down with the material, but believes embellishment exposes reality,|
when sometimes it just gets fussy.
|Lovely, stiff bodies held in blankets evermore.|
|Another wonderful corpse.|
|Never saw this Grace Hartigan before (permanent collection). What a knockout!|
|A lovely bas relief in the corridor by Henri Gaudier-Brzeska (French, 1891-1915),|
whose love for African, Oceanic art and ancient Greek sculpture is here in his wrestlers.
|The great Alice Neel portrait of Linda Nochlin and her daughter.|
|A tropical touch for a long rest ahead.|
|Victorian sleep cure|
|Youth, soft as a petal, by John Singer Sargent|
|Detail from another Sargent|
|Giacometti portrait of his brother, Diego, the finest I have seen|
|Pollock mural painting - so wonderful and timely even now|
|Gaugin, Where Have We Been, Where are We Going?|
|Sylvia Sleigh's fine portrait. She is so overlooked, even today.|
|The great Chardin|
|Chardin, as dramatic as any calligrapher|
|Manet's small portrait of Victorine Meurent|