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Commentaries by artists, curators, and others on works in the collection.

Commentaries by artists, curators, and others on works in the collection.
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Commentaries by artists, curators, and others on works in the collection.

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English


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549 - Aleksandr Rodchenko. Spatial Construction No. 12. c. 1920

6/4/2014
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Plywood, open construction partially painted with aluminum paint, and wire 24 x 33 x 18 1/2" (61 x 83.7 x 47 cm). Acquisition made possible through the extraordinary efforts of George and Zinaida Costakis, and through the Nate B. and Frances Spingold, Matthew H. and Erna Futter, and Enid A. Haupt Funds

Duration: 00:01:48


548 - Max Ernst. Two Children Are Threatened by a Nightingale 1924

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Oil on wood with painted wood elements and frame 27 1/2 x 22 1/2 x 4 1/2" (69.8 x 57.1 x 11.4 cm) Purchase © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

Duration: 00:02:09


547 - Marcel Duchamp. 3 Standard Stoppages. Paris 1913-14

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Wood box 11 1/8 x 50 7/8 x 9" (28.2 x 129.2 x 22.7 cm), with three threads 39 3/8" (100 cm), glued to three painted canvas strips 5 1/4 x 47 1/4" (13.3 x 120 cm), each mounted on a glass panel 7 1/4 x 49 3/8 x 1/4" (18.4 x 125.4 x 0.6 cm), three wood slats 2 1/2 x 43 x 1/8" (6.2 x 109.2 x 0.2 cm), shaped along one edge to match the curves of the threads Katherine S. Dreier Bequest © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris / Estate of Marcel Duchamp

Duration: 00:01:21


538 - Henri Matisse. The Piano Lesson. 1916

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Oil on canvas, 8' 1/2" x 6' 11 3/4" (245.1 x 212.7 cm). Mrs. Simon Guggenheim Fund. © 2008 Succession H. Matisse, Paris / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Duration: 00:01:54


516 - Kazimir Malevich. Reservist of the First Division. 1914

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Oil on canvas with collage of printed paper, postage stamp, and thermometer, 21 1/8 x 17 5/8" (53.7 x 44.8 cm). 1935 Acquisition confirmed in 1999 by agreement with the Estate of Kazimir Malevich and made possible with funds from the Mrs. John Hay Whitney Bequest (by exchange)

Duration: 00:01:38


504 - Piet Mondrian. Composition in Brown and Gray. 1913

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Oil on canvas 33 3/4 x 29 3/4" (85.7 x 75.6 cm)

Duration: 00:01:41


516 - Kazimir Malevich. Reservist of the First Division. 1914

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Oil on canvas with collage of printed paper, postage stamp, and thermometer, 21 1/8 x 17 5/8" (53.7 x 44.8 cm). 1935 Acquisition confirmed in 1999 by agreement with the Estate of Kazimir Malevich and made possible with funds from the Mrs. John Hay Whitney Bequest (by exchange)

Duration: 00:01:38


504 - Piet Mondrian. Composition in Brown and Gray. 1913

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Oil on canvas 33 3/4 x 29 3/4" (85.7 x 75.6 cm)

Duration: 00:01:41


414 - Claes Oldenburg. Red Tights with Fragment 9. April 1961

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Muslin soaked in plaster over wire frame, painted with enamel Gift of G. David Thompson Audio courtesy of Acoustiguide

Duration: 00:01:27


315 - Arthur Young. Bell-47D1 Helicopter. 1945

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Aluminum, steel, and acrylic plastic, 9' 2 3/4" x 7' 11" x 42' 8 3/4" (281.3 x 302 x 1271.9 cm). Manufactured by Bell Helicopter Inc., Buffalo, NY. Marshall Cogan Purchase Fund

Duration: 00:01:33


410 - Yayoi Kusama. Accumulation No. 1. 1962

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Sewn stuffed fabric, paint, and chair fringe 37 x 39 x 43" (94 x 99.1 x 109.2 cm) Purchase © 2014 Yayoi Kusama

Duration: 00:01:33


572 - Edvard Munch. The Storm. 1893

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Oil on canvas 36 1/8 x 51 1/2" (91.8 x 130.8 cm) Gift of Mr. and Mrs. H. Irgens Larsen and acquired through the Lillie P. Bliss and Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Funds Audio courtesy of Acoustiguide

Duration: 00:01:55


527 - Diego Rivera. Agrarian Leader Zapata. 1931

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Fresco, 7' 9 3/4" x 6' 2" (238.1 x 188 cm). Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Fund. © 2010 Diego Rivera / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SOMAAP, Mexico

Duration: 00:01:19


521 - Vincent van Gogh. The Starry Night. 1889

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Oil on canvas, 29 x 36 1/4” (73.7 x 92.1 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Acquired through the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest. Photo: John Wronn Audio courtesy of Acoustiguide

Duration: 00:01:51


440 - Louise Bourgeois. Quarantania I. 1947-53; reassembled by the artist 1

6/3/2014
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Painted wood on wood base, 6' 9 1/4" (206.4 cm) high, including base 6 x 27 1/4 x 27" (15.2 x 69.1 x 68.6 cm). Gift of Ruth Stephan Franklin. © 2010 Louise Bourgeois Audio courtesy of Acoustiguide

Duration: 00:01:42


576 - Stuart Davis. Lucky Strike. 1921

1/28/2014
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Oil on canvas, 33 1/4 x 18" (84.5 x 45.7 cm). Gift of The American Tobacco Company, Inc. Audio courtesy of Antenna International

Duration: 00:00:52


573 - Andrew Wyeth. Christina's World. 1948

1/23/2014
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Tempera on panel, 32 1/4 x 47 3/4" (81.9 x 121.3 cm). Purchase Audio courtesy of Antenna International

Duration: 00:01:20


208 - Charles Ray. Family Romance. 1993

1/14/2014
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Painted fiberglass and synthetic hair, 53" x 7' 1" x 11" (134.6 x 215.9 x 27.9 cm). Gift of The Norton Family Foundation. © 2011 Charles Ray Audio courtesy of Acoustiguide

Duration: 00:01:50


502 - Pablo Picasso. Les Demoiselles d'Avignon. 1907 (English)

9/27/2013
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Oil on canvas, 8' x 7' 8" (243.9 x 233.7 cm). Acquired through the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest. © 2005 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York Audio courtesy of Acoustiguide

Duration: 00:01:46


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