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Tag Archives: Abraham Rattner

The Cummer Wants to Inspire You

Mar

07

The artist John Singer Sargent once said, “Every time I paint a portrait, I lose a friend”.  What he meant was that his friends thought he painted them too realistically – blemishes and all! Before photography was invented important and wealthy people paid artists to paint their portraits.  These portraits provided important clues about lives [...]

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#42 Abraham Rattner: Crucifixion in Yellow

Mar

01

Rattner’s style of figurative expressionism combined traditional themes with the formal elements of Modernism. The theme of the crucifixion grew out of Rattner’s reaction to World War II.

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