Sunday, December 18, 2011

Place de la Concorde

The fountain looms against the background of the unconscious.  A lone streetlamp reflects darkness in streaks, illumines the expanse of snow, and stands apart from the tenebrous interior.

Georges-Pierre Seurat's Place de la Concorde, Winter  ca. 1882-83, currently on exhibit at the MAM.


G. Rudner said...

Actually, I think that this painting is on display at The Guggenheim, along with this Different strokes for different folks, I guess.

cha sen said...

I was fortunate enough to see the Seurat's piece over the weekend, on loan from the Guggenheim.

I think I prefer it to Cattelan's works:-) A whiff of Andre Serrano, don't you think?

G. Rudner said...

Yeah, I gotta admit that I really don't understand what passes for much of modern art.