Art

The Castle of the Pyrenees by Rene Magritte

Le chateau des Pyrenees (The Castle of the Pyrenees) by Rene Magritte (1898-1967) Who hasn’t wished for a castle in the sky? Rene was known for challenging observers’ preconditioned perceptions of reality. The 7933 Magritte asteroid was discovered and named after him in 1989. The surrealistic piece is currently at the Israel Museum, in Jerusalem.

Cow Skull: Red White And Blue By Georgia O'Keeffe

Cow Skull: Red White And Blue was painted by modern artist Georgia O’Keeffe in 1931. The painting prominently displays the three colors of the American flag and was created at a time when American artists, musicians, and writers were interested in identifying a uniquely American style and subject matter for their work.  The painting depicts O’Keeffe’s …

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Black Cross, New Mexico By Georgia O'Keeffe

Black Cross, New Mexico was created by modern artist Georgia O’Keeffe in 1929. The painting depicts what O’Keeffe encountered during late-night walks in the desert which would have been crosses erected near remote moradas, or chapels, by secret Catholic lay brotherhoods called Penitentes. As O’Keeffe approached all of her subjects, whether buildings or flowers, landscapes or bones, …

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