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DO YOU KNOW YOUR MoMA? 10/08/2010

October 8, 2010  |  Do You Know Your MoMA?
Do You Know Your MoMA? 10/08/2010

How well do you know your MoMA? If you think you can identify the artist and title of each of these works—all currently on view in the Museum as part of the Abstract Expressionist New York exhibition—please submit your answers by leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers—along with some information about each work—in two weeks (on Friday, October 22), along with the next Do You Know Your MoMA? challenge.

ANSWERS TO THE SEPTEMBER 24 CHALLENGE:

Congratulations to last week’s winner, Claire, who posted the correct answers on Facebook. Several other commenters had the right guesses, but Claire was pretty fast on the draw.

1. Paul Cézanne. The Bather. 1885

2.  Paul Cézanne. Château Noir. 1903-04

3. Piet Mondrian. Broadway Boogie Woogie. 1942-43

4.  Käthe Kollwitz. The Parents (Die Eltern) (plate 3) from War (Krieg). 1921-22, published 1923

5.  Marcel Duchamp. Fresh Widow. 1920

6.  Takashi Murakami. 727. 1996

Comments

1. rothko.
2. no idea.
3. coolblast by adolph gottlieb.
4. pollock.
5. de kooning.
6. hans hoffman?

1. The Little Spanish Prison (1941-44), Robert Motherwell

2. Stenographic Figure, Jackson Pollock

3. Blast, I (1957), Adolph Gottlieb

4. Fugue Number 2, Richard Pousette-Dart

5. Shinnecock Canal (1957), Grace Hartigan

6. Pancho Villa Dead and Alive (1943), Robert Motherwell

1.Barnett Newman
2.Jackson Pollack
3.Adolph Gottlieb
4.Willem deKooning
5.Henri Matisse
6.Jean Debuffet

1. Cathedral, Hans Hoffman

2. Stenographic Figure, Jackson Pollock

3. Blast, I, Adolph Gottlieb

4. Fugue Number 2, Richard Pousette-Dart

5. Shinnecock Canal (1957), Grace Hartigan

6. Pancho Villa Dead and Alive (1943), Robert Motherwell

1. rothko
2. Pollock
3. Spanish republic Motherwell
4. de kooning
5. ?
6. ?

1. Hans Hoffman
2. Jackson Pollack
3. Gottleib
4. Richard Pousette-Dart
5. Grace Hartigan
6. Motherwell

I agree with Noelle’s answers. These artist are my heroes, thank-you MOMA!
Hans Hoffmann
Jackson Pollack
Gottleib
Richard Pousette-Dart
Grace Hartigan
Motherwell

1. Rothko
2. Pollock
3. Gottleib
4. Kandinsky
5. Garce Hartigan
6. Motherwell

Agree with Noelle. :-)

1. Hans Hofmann. Cathedral. 1959
2. Jackson Pollock. Stenographic Figure. 1942
3. Adolph Gottlieb. Blast, I. 1957
4. Richard Pousette-Dart. Fugue Number 2. 1943
5. Grace Hartigan. Shinnecock Canal. 1957
6. Robert Motherwell. Pancho Villa, Dead and Alive. 1943

1. Hans Hoffmann – Cathedral
2. Jackson Pollock
3. Adolph Gottlieb
4. Richard Pousette-Dart. Fugue Number 2
5. Grace Hartigan
6. Robert Motherwell

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