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Fallen Caryatid Carrying Her Stone by Auguste Rodin

A caryatid is a sculpture of a woman that is supporting a building. Rodin imagines that the woman has fallen down with the stone above her.  It’s sad, but also kind of funny.  I don’t know why. Advertisements

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Gamin by Augusta Savage

Augusta Savage was a sculptor associated with the Harlem Renaissance.  She was born in Florida.  I like this work.  She gave the young man a real personality!

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View of the Chrysler Building by Rachel Hartley

I got to see this at the Jazz Age exhibit.  I don’t know anything about this artist and I don’t see any information about Rachel Hartley online.  So she is a mystery.

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Alabama by Norman Lewis

I didn’t like this picture at first.  My standard remark when I see these kinds of paintings is “He thinks he’s better than me.”  But I read the description and it talked about how a lot of people see this … Continue reading

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Indian Combat by Edmonia Lewis

When I first saw this statue, I was confused to see it in the American wing, because it looked European.  So imagine my surprise at discovering that the sculpture was carved by an American woman.  Moreover, she was Native American … Continue reading

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Heritage by Wadsworth Jarrell

This is a recent acquisition of the Cleveland Museum of Art.  The artist is a local artist, and I believe he is still alive as of January 5 2019.  I don’t think it is currently on display as of this … Continue reading

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Yosemite Valley by Albert Bierstadt

I really noticed this painting about two years ago at the Cleveland Museum of Art.  It was so gorgeous.  I must buy the poster of this picture one day. I am posting two Cleveland Museum of Art pictures a month … Continue reading

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