Summer at the Museum 2

These are a few of the Art Institute's European modernist paintings that kept me thinking when I was younger. This first painting, the Hodler, remains one of the more curious paintings that has stuck in my memory. I never really became a fan of Hodler's work or studied him depth, but the color in this portrait is just otherworldly.

Ferdinand Hodler, James Vibert, Sculptor, 1907

Giorgio de Chirico, The Philosopher's Conquest, late 1913–early 1914

Henri Matisse, Bathers by a River, 1909-1917

Pablo Picasso, The Old Guitaristlate 1903–early 1904, Oil on panel 48 3/8 x 32 1/2 in © 2014 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Yves Tanguy, Untitled, 1940


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