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Ten Images by Four Giants of Twentieth Century Art – Picasso, Miro, Magritte, and Chagall

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This article was inspired by a comment posted to my previous art article at OEN, beginning: “(I) very much like Pichio's (Picasso’s) collage work more than his other work.”

“(I) very much like Pichio's (Picasso’s) collage work more than his other work. Miro is a long time favorite. I used to take my daughter to the art museum when she was young and each time she got to pick a postcard to take home. She always went for a Magritte or a Chagall.  Both of those artists hold a grand place in my heart not just for their works but because they were able to translate art to a child so young.  We started going a couple times a year when she was three and she still keeps her post cards.  I took her to a big Chagall exhibit in Chicago when she was about 10 and she really thought she was the stuff….”  - Janiece Senn on 05.16.009

Thank you Janiece for providing this opportunity for me to search Flickr Commons and find these masterpiece-related images.

Pichio (Picasso) –

Picasso Collage, from 77krc at Flickr Commons

Picasso Meets Thomas Demand, by cariocando at Flickr Commons

(There are more than 60 “Picasso collage” entries at Flickr Commons)


Miro –

Joan Miro’s Circus Horse, from wallyg at Flickr Commons

Joan Miro’s Barcelona, from marcusrg at Flickr Commons

Infant’s guide to Miro, from degreezero200 at Flickr Commons

(There are more than 5,000 “Miro” entries at Flickr Commons)


Magritte –

Woody Meets Magritte, from aldoaldoz at Flickr Commons

Golconda, from oddsock at Flickr Commons

(There are more than 1,300 “Magritte” entries at Flickr Commons)


Chagall –

High School Drawing after Chagall, from giveawayboy at Flickr Commons

Chagall Stained Glass Window, from Andrea and Stefan at Flickr Commons

Pintura de Chagall, by Luixdesign at Flickr Commons

(And there are more than 1,100 “Chagall” entries at Flickr Commons)


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As I said before, thanks for bringing my true love... by Janiece Senn on Thursday, May 21, 2009 at 2:42:52 PM  enjoy!... by Janiece Senn on Thursday, May 21, 2009 at 2:51:19 PM
Thank you for writing an insightful article, but I... by Criz Stoddard on Thursday, May 21, 2009 at 10:20:20 PM
I searched Flickr's Creative Commons for the image... by GL Rowsey on Thursday, May 21, 2009 at 11:49:48 PM