Tag: 1950

Number 5, 1950 (1950)

Pollock, Jackson (1912-1956) Number 5, 1950 1950 Oil on canvas, 136.5 x 99.1 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Notoriously nicknamed “Jack the Dripper” by Time magazine, Pollock pioneered the technique of flinging pigment from store-bought cans of paint onto canvas…

Not a Shoe (1950)

Duchamp, Marcel (1887-1968) Not a Shoe 1950 Galvanized plaster, 7 x 5.1 × 2.5 cm Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris

Feuille de vigne femelle (1950)

Duchamp, Marcel (1887-1968) Feuille de vigne femelle (Female Fig Leaf) 1950, cast 1961 Bronze, 90 x 137 × 125 cm Tate Britain, London In the 1950s Duchamp created a series of four small-scale ‘erotic objects’: Not a Shoe (1950, Jedermann Collection),…

Bathmat (c.1950s)

Aalto, Alvar (1898-1976) Bathmat (Furnishing Fabric) c.1950s Linen, cotton, and rayon, plain weave; double cloth, 276.6 × 56 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

Les intermittences du coeur (1950)

Magritte, René (1898-1967) Les intermittences du coeur (The Fickleness of the Heart) 1950 Oil on canvas, 81.3 x 63.5 cm Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford The Belgian Surrealist Magritte developed a set of symbols that he used in new combinations throughout his career. The…