Friday, January 2, 2009

Norton Simon Museum of Art

I went to the Norton Simon Museum of Art in Pasadena today. I have been there a zillion times, but always seem to enjoy myself and it is great to get a chance to see some truly fabulous art in Pasadena (of all places on earth!). These are my favs and I wish I had them to look at every day:

Emile Bernard, Still Life With Flowers, 1887

Paul Cezanne, Tulips in a Vase, 1888-1890
Henri-Horace Roland de la Porte, Still Life, c. 1765

Edgar Degas, Dancers in the Wings, 1880

Edgar Degas, The Star: Dancer on Point, c. 1878

Lyonel Feininger, Near the Palace, 1914-1915

Sam Francis, Basel Mural 1, 1956-58

Jan Fyt, Still Life of Game Birds and Hares with a Cat Nearby, 1660

Paul Gauguin, Tahitian Woman and Boy, 1899

Henri Matisse, The Black Shawl (Lorette VII), 1918

Amedeo Modigliani, Portrait of the Artist's Wife, Jeanne Hebuterne, 1918

Louise Moillon, Still Life with Bowl of Curacao Oranges, 1634
Louise Moillon, Still Life with Cherries, Strawberries and Gooseberries, 1630

Pablo Picasso, Woman with a Book, 1932

Henri Rousseau, Exotic Landscape, 1910

Paul Serusier, Still Life with Apples and Violets, 1890-1891

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, At the Circus Fernando, Rider on a White Horse, c. 1887
Jan van Biglert, Man in Armour Holding a Pike, c. 1630
Vincent Van Gogh, Portrait of a Peasant (Patience Escalier), August 1888

Rembrandt van Rijn, Portrait of a Bearded Man in a Wide-Brimmed Hat, 1633

Johannes Vermeer, A Lady Writing, mid-1660s

Norman Zammitt, Buffalo Blue, 1977

Francisco de Zurbaran, Still Life with Lemons, Oranges and a Rose, 1633

4 comments:

...love Maegan said...

I have to say, I'm surprised you threw in the Francis ..lol. It's a pretty on though. I think I love the Degas the best ...but I do love that museum. It's one of my favs. What a fun day!!!

...love Maegan said...

Of course I'm sure you know that I meant onE. :) Two more days of freedom.

nixie said...

Thanks! i was doin my school project about still life painters. your site was really helpful :]
i love cezanne!! :D

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