'One of the most beautiful illustrated books of the last century'
Andy Warhol’s very first depiction of the iconic Mona Lisa was inspired by the frenzy of its historic tour to America, spurred by still another of the artist’s iconic subjects: Jacqueline Kennedy
In this candid portrait, Lucian Freud demonstrates his mastery of the painterly medium and his intense examination and love of the human form, rendering every curve, fold and contour of his subject’s body with evocative force
Taking the classical and making it contemporary, Andy Warhol took inspiration from the arrival of the Mona Lisa in America for the first and only time to create his iconic Colored Mona Lisa.
Alternatively vibrant and smolderingly subdued, Rothko’s No. 10 is a testament to the artist’s declaration that “the picture lives by companionship.” Its unique sense of luminescence, which has been likened to heat radiating off a canvas, must be experienced to be fully understood.
Widely acclaimed as one of Lucian Freud’s greatest works, Lucian Freud’s Benefits Supervisor Resting vividly illustrates his unparalled technique and ability to reinterpret an age-old genre within a 20th-century vernacular.
Depicting one of Francis Bacon’s favorite sitters, this study in contrasts and undulating forms stands as one of the artist’s most defining works.
This work by Jeff Koons gives insight into his early thoughts on the relationships between artists and the works they create, and presages some of the stylistic hallmarks that would come to define his later oeuvre.
Reflective of his statement that every artist is a human being, Martin Kippenberger’s Untitled creates the vision of a modern-day artist as a vulnerable but endlessly compelling figure.
Moving away from his iconic Blackboard paintings, Twombly sought a new visual language to express the modern times in which he lived.
With compelling juxtapositions of post-war art and 20th century design, this collection vividly demonstrates the power of living with art.
Firmly rooted in American art, with a love and appreciation of creativity around the world, Ann Arenberg Gips and her husband, Walter F. Gips, Jr., created a truly singular collection.
With its raw, bisecting lines, Franz Kline’s Steeplechase embodies the energy of New York City during the mid-20th century.