Joseph Mallord William Turner, (British, 1775-1851). Whalers (Boiling Blubber) Entangled in Flaw Ice, Endeavouring to Extricate Themselves, ca. 1846. Tate, London; Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest, 1856 (N00547) | This work is featured in the “Turner’s Whaling Pictures” exhibition, on view through August 7, 2016.
Francisco de Goya (Spanish, 1746-1828). A Giant Seated in a Landscape, by 1818. Burnished aquatint with scraping and strokes of 'lavis.' The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1935 (35.42) | This work is on view in gallery 690 from July 12, 2016 to July 18, 2016 as part of the Department of Drawings and Prints "Work of the Week." #MetonPaper100
1982~1983 'Blindman’s Buff' by Vitaly Komar (b1943) & Aleksandr Melamid (b1945); worked together 1965~2003 period. At the beginning of the 1970's, Komar&Melamid began to thematize in their works this strange Soviet mixture of avant-garde utopianism and academic tradition; they called their artistic practices, a combination of 'Sotsrealism' (as Socialist Realism was usually called in Soviet times) and American Pop Art, 'Sots Art'