Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Episode 001: Who Owns Art




Fabriano
Adoration of the Magi 1423


This International Gothic piece was commissioned by the Strozzi Family. The father of the family can be seen kneeling before the baby Christ with his sons on either side of him.


Edward Curtis
Wyemah 1905





Brancusci
Bird in Space 1930

Matisse
Le Bonhour de Vivre (The Joy of Life) 1905-06
Each of these pieces is from major collectors: JP Morgan, Rockerfeller, and Barnes.







A frieze and statues from the Elgin (or Parthenon) Marbles, on display in the British Museum in London, England. 


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1 comment:

  1. Love this.

    Intelligent conversation at its best.

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