portraiture

Monday's image: October 14, 2019

Conrad Marca-Relli, Sleeping Figure, Collage painted canvas, 132.4 x 197.3 centimeters, 1953-54, Museum of Modern Art, New York

Monday's image: October 7, 2019

Fazal Sheikh, Qurban Gul Holding a Photograph of Her Son Mula Awaz, Khairabad, Northern Pakistan, Toned gelatin silver print, 40.6 x 40.3 centimeters, 1998, Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois

Monday's image: September 30, 2019

Isidore Pils, Young Man Leaning Forward with Outstretched Arms (Study for Soldiers Distributing Bread to the Poor), Oil, brown oil wash or ink wash, and black crayon on light brown wove paper, 33.8 x 26.9 centimeters, 1851, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Monday's image: September 16, 2019

Egypt, Fragment, Wool, linen; plain weave, tapestry weave, 11.87 x 9.12 inches, 4th century, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Monday's image: September 9, 2019

Bristol (British), Richard Champion Factory, Pair of sphinxes, Hard-paste porcelain, 20 x 19.4 centimeters, 1770-73, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Monday's image: September 2, 2019

Alfred Pellan, Blossoming, Oil on canvas, 180.3 x 146.1 centimeters, 1950, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Monday's image: August 19, 2019

Jonathan Moller, Three women, themselves survivors of the violence, watch as the remains of relatives and friends who were killed by the military in the early 1980s are exhumed, Nebaj, Quiché, Guatemala, Gelatin silver print,16 x 20 inches, 2000, Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio

Monday's image: July 29, 2019

Anthony McCall, You and I, Horizontal, Computer, computer script, video projector and haze machine, 50 min. cycle in six parts, Dimensions variable, 2005, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California

Monday's image: July 15, 2019

Peter Doig, Untitled, Oil paint on paper, 505 x 685 millimeters, 2008, Tate, U.K.

Monday's image: July 8, 2019

Richard Marquis, Confetti Pyramid, Kiln-formed glass, 20.3 x 28.9 x 28.9 centimeters, 2007, The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York

Monday's image: July 1, 2019

Benjamin Armstrong, Old Friends, Blown-glass, pigment, plaster, wax, 104 x 36 x 17 centimeters, 2004, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

Monday's image: June 24, 2019

Susan Rothenberg, Blue Head, Acrylic and vinyl based paint on canvas, 114 x 114 inches, 1980-81, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia

Monday's image: June 17, 2019

Quentin Massys, Portrait of a Man with a Pink, Oil on panel, 43.2 x 28.4 centimeters, 1504 - 1514, The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois

Monday's image: June 10, 2019

Bea Maddock, Cast a shadow, Photo-etching, aquatint, black ink on white wove paper, 97.3 x 68.4 centimeters, 1972, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Monday's image: June 3, 2019

Thornton Dial, Flowers for Peace (Primary Title), Pastel, watercolor and pencil on paper, 44 x 30 inches, 1996, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia

Monday's image: May 20, 2019

Uemura Shōen, Mother and Child, Color on silk, 168 x 115.5 centimeters, 1934, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

Monday's image: May 13, 2019

Haegue Yang, Series of Vulnerable Arrangements — Domestics of Community, Installation with seven light sculptures composed of clothing rack and shoe rack on casters, light bulbs, cable, knitting yarn, rope, socks, hammock net, aluminum venetian blinds, stainless steel strainer, paint grill, fish grill, plastic tube, plastic packages, plastic funnel, tin, buttons, metal ring, metal sponge, silver tinsel, mardi gras bits, toy spring, garden supply, and sea shells, Dimensions variable, 2009, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Monday's image: May 6, 2019

Oliffe Richmond, Marathon, Lithograph on paper, 483 x 251 millimeters, 1966, Tate Gallery, U.K.

Monday's image: April 22, 2019

John Ahearn, Pinwheel, Plaster, 95.25 x 110.49 x 15.24 centimeters, 1998, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York