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DO YOU KNOW YOUR MoMA? 9/2/11

September 2, 2011  |  Do You Know Your MoMA?
Do You Know Your MoMA? 9/2/11

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 Painting and Sculpture galleries—please submit your answers by leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers next month (on Friday, October 7).

ANSWERS TO THE AUGUST 5 CHALLENGE:
Congratulations to Maryann Molishus, the only person to correctly identify all six works in last month’s challenge. Can you be this month’s champ?

1. Elie Nadelman. Man in the Open Air. c. 1915

2. Donald Judd. Untitled (Stack). 1967

3. Pablo Picasso. Goat Skull and Bottle. 1951 (cast 1954)

4. Paul Gauguin. Washerwomen. 1888

5. Francis Picabia. “M’Amenez-y”. 1919–20

6. Marc Chagall. I and the Village. 1911

Comments

Double check – #6 sure looks like Chagall to me.

The answers for last month are out of order? Or I’ve lost my marbles. One of the two.

1 Braque
2 Johns
3 Modigliani
4 Brancusi
5 Cezanne
6 Picasso

Thank you for pointing out that the works were identified out of order. This has been fixed.

1 – Juan Gris – “Still Life with Flowers”
2 – Robert Indiana – “The American Dream, I”
3 – Amedeo Modigliani – “Reclining Nude”
4 – Constantin Brancusi – “Blond Negress II”
5 – Paul Cézanne – “Château Noir”
6 – Stuart Davis – “Egg Beater V”

1. Juan Gris, Still Life with Flowers
2. Robert Indiana, The American Dream, I
3. Amadeo Modigliani, Reclining Nude
4. Constantin Brancusi, Blond Negress, II
5. Paul Cezanne, Black Castle
6. Stuart Davis, Egg Beater, V

1: Juan Gris: “Still Life with Flowers”, 1912
2: Robert Indiana: “The American Dream, I”, 1961
3: Amedeo Modigliani: “Reclining Nude” c. 1919
4: Constantin Brancusi: “Blond Negress, II”, 1933
5: Paul Cézanne: “Château Noir”, 1903-04
6: Stuart Davis: “Egg Beater, V”, 1930

1. Juan Gris. Still Life with Flowers. 1912.
2. Robert Indiana. The American Dream, I. 1961.
3. Amedo Modigliani. Reclining Nude. c. 1919.
4. Constantin Brancusi. Blond Negress, II. Paris 1933 (after a marble of 1928).
5. Paul Cézanne. Chateau Noir. 1903-04.
6. Stuart Davis. Egg Beater, V. 1930.

1. Juan Gris, “Still Life with Flowers”
2. Robert Indiana, “The American Dream, I”
3. Amedeo Modigliani, “Reclining Nude”
4. Constantin Brancusi, “Blond Negress, II”
5. Paul Cézanne, “Château Noir”
6. Stuart Davis, “Egg Beater, V”

1. Juan Gris. Still Life with Flowers. 1912.
2. Robert Indiana. The American Dream, I. 1961.
3. Amedo Modigliani. Reclining Nude.
4. Constantin Brancusi. Blond Negress, II. Paris
5. Paul Cézanne. Chateau Noir.
6. Stuart Davis. Egg Beater, V.

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