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    • The Discussion, detail.

    • The Discussion, detail.

    • Paintings; Discussion; Debates; Politics & government; Political issues; Political parties; Men; Artists; Clothing & dress; Suits (Clothing); Coats; Cigarettes; Details

    • "According to the artist this painting depicted an 'ideological discussion'. As such it evokes the stormy realist-abstraction debates, and allied political differences, among artists in Italy after the Second World War. Stylistically, the work...
    • The Discussion.

    • The Discussion.

    • Paintings; Discussion; Debates; Politics & government; Political issues; Political parties; Men; Artists; Clothing & dress; Suits (Clothing); Coats; Backs (Anatomy); Eyeglasses; Sitting; Cigarettes; Smoking; Newspapers; Periodicals; Chairs;...

    • "According to the artist this painting depicted an 'ideological discussion'. As such it evokes the stormy realist-abstraction debates, and allied political differences, among artists in Italy after the Second World War. Stylistically, the work...
    • Untitled [Horses].

    • Untitled [Horses].

    • Exhibitions; Art exhibitions; Galleries (Display spaces); Galleries & museums; Exhibition facilities; Exhibition buildings; Interiors; Rooms & spaces; Symbols; Economics; Colors; Power (Social sciences); Horses; Animals

    • "Carried out partly to confront the economic interests on which galleries are based, this installation took place over a three-day period. The artist chose horses of various breeds and colors, associating them symbolically with energy and...
    • Italia d'oro (Golden Italy).

    • Italia d'oro (Golden Italy).

    • Sculpture; Metalwork; Maps; Industrialization; Industry; Economic & social conditions; Social aspects; Industrial arbitration; Social classes; Wealth; Poverty; Economic & industrial aspects

    • "Fabro made his first sculpture in the Italia series in 1968. Dozens of variations followed in subsequent years. Another theme established in 1968 was that of 'Feet'. This involved the artist in producing a series of bizarre sculptural...
    • Still Life (Syphon and Bottle of Rum).

    • Still Life (Syphon and Bottle of Rum).

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Still life paintings; Still lifes; Bottles; Containers; Alcoholic beverages; Beverages; Fruit; Pears; Food

    • "One of the paintings given by Dali to Lorca [Federico García Lorca]." (Caption); Of the Cubist paintings, one in particular, Still Life (1924) - also known as Syphon and Bottle of Rum- riveted the attention of public and critics alike....
    • Melbourne MacDowell 1899.

    • Melbourne MacDowell 1899.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes

    • Autographed character portrait of stage and screen star Melbourne MacDowell wearing a laced-up jacket for a role in an Italian play. MacDowell was born in 1857 in South River, New Jersey. He married fellow performer Fanny Davenport (1850-1898) in...
    • Alexander Salvini.

    • Alexander Salvini.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes

    • Character portrait of Alexander (Alessandro) Salvini, a famous Italian actor best known for light opera performances. He has curly hair, an intense expression, and wears a toga. The son of Tommaso Salvini, Salvini was born in 1861 and appeared at...
    • Mme. Ristori.

    • Mme. Ristori.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Character portrait of Italian actress (and marchesa, through her marriage to the Marquis Capranica Del Grillo) Adelaide Ristoria, in costume for a role as a nun. She wears a wimple and habit, and has a cross around her neck, a rosary on her side,...
    • The Madonna of Port Lligat.

    • The Madonna of Port Lligat.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Symbols; Catholicism; Christianity; Women; Spouses; Mothers; Saints; Children; Infants; People associated with religion; Sitting; Floating; Prayer; Clothing & dress; Hairstyles; Thrones; Chairs; Seating furniture;...

    • First version; "Dali's atomic variation on the Assumption, with Gala as tutelary goddess of Port Lligat." (Caption); Dali's first 'religious painting', designed to ingratiate himself with Church and State, was The Madonna of Port Lligat,...
    • Capitoline Wolf.

    • Capitoline Wolf.

    • Sculpture; Metalwork; Myths; Legends; Wolves; Animals; Children; Infants; Boys; Youth; Twins; Kings; Rulers; People associated with politics & government; Nudes; Genitals; Breasts; Breast feeding; Feeding; Sitting

    • From Rome, Italy. "The suckling infants are additions by the Italian Renaissance sculptor Antonio Pollaiulo." (Kleiner, p.241)
    • Michael Switow of Louisville, Kentucky, 1926.

    • Michael Switow of Louisville, Kentucky, 1926.

    • Portraits; Men; Business people; People associated with entertainment & sports

    • Michael Switow of Louisville, Kentucky, wearing an Italian boater hat and glasses. The photograph is marked and badly discolored from age. Handwritten on back of image: 1926; Movie theater owner (Switow Theatrical Company).
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