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  • Description: figuration
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    • Talking.

    • New Image; Contemporary; Postmodern
    • "As in certain paintings by Francis Bacon, existential givens were made stubbornly palpable in Guston's pictures. Recurrent images such as a head with a single wide-open eye, wrist-watches, bare light-bulbs, or cigarette butts spoke of bouts of...
    • The Great Paranoiac.

    • Surrealist; Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "The painting belonged to Edward James. Surely one of Dali's finest double images." (Caption); "Dali said that The Great Paranoiac had been conceived after a discussion with Josep María Sert about Arcimboldo, and that the protagonist's face is...
    • Mercenaries II.

    • Contemporary; Postmodern
    • "Set against huge fields of red oxide on mural-sized, unstretched canvases, Golub's figures' frozen poses fleetingly echo those on Greek pottery, but they travesty classical faith in the body." (Caption, p.205); "Another rediscovered American...

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