Tom Wesselmann

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Rich with Riches by Carolyn Donovan  
Fernando Botero, Georges Braque, James Buttersworth, Paul Cezanne, Marc Chagall, Salvador Dali, Montague Dawson, Edgar Degas, Raoul Dufy, Winslow Homer, Robert Indiana, Fritz Henry Lane, René Magritte, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró, Amedeo Modigliani, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Frederic Remington, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Charles Russel, Phil Uhl, Maurice Utrillo, Tom Wesselmann at Museum of Fine Arts Boston August 31st, 2005 - November 27th, 2005
Posted 1/13/11
From Rainy Day Magazine: Rich with Riches by Carolyn Donovan It came as a surprise to find out that the LOVE stamp from when I was a kid: 1. is actually a sculpture; 2. is higher than your head; 3. is owned by a man who won the America's Cup. Honey, all you need really IS love Courtesy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston I love seeing the choices other people make: the Honda or the Toyota? Bar Harbor or Chatham? The Monet or the Modiglian... [more]
Tom Wesselmann  
Tom Wesselmann at Forum Gallery February 15th, 2008 - April 5th, 2008
Posted 2/18/08
The model is drawn from life, apparently (Bathtub Nude Drawings, 1964). The inspiration might have come from Jean Peters in Pickup On South Street. Geometrical color forms dominate the work essentially, with a graphical component (Study for Bedroom Painting #73, 1983). Among other things, later on there is a regularization of line as color (Nude with Bouquet and Stockings, 1991). "My house is a house of pleasure," says Gauguin. [more]
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