Paul Gauguin: Analysis of 50 Famous Paintings & Biography
Black Paintings The Black Paintings (Spanish: Pinturas negras ) is the name given to a group of fourteen paintings by Francisco Goya from the later years of his life, likely
Artwork page for ‘Mandora’, Georges Braque, 1909-10 on display at Tate Modern. Braque’s interest in collecting musical instruments is reflected in this painting of a small lute called a mandora. Its fragmented style suggests a sense of rhythm and acoustic reverberation that matches the musical subject. Braque explained that he liked to include instruments in his cubist works, ‘in the first place because I was surrounded by them, and secondly because their plasticity, their volumes, related to my particular concept of still life’.