Famous and rare modern art paintings at Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen-Denmark

The National Gallery of Art in Copenhagen (Denmark) has a very special collection of famous painters, such as Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Andre Derain, Georges Braque and many others. Some of these works are classics of modern art while others are rare, seemingly paint sketches, of these great artists.

The museum itself is free, and has mostly European artists with an emphasis on Scandinavian painters. Modern art paintings are on the top floors of this Danish museum.

Edvard Munch, Death Struggle 1915
Norwegian Painter

Vilhelm Hammershoi, Seated Female Nude, 1889
Danish Painter

Peder Severin Kroyer, Boys Bathing at Skagen. Summer Evening, 1899
Danish Painter (Badende drenge en sommeraften ved Skagens strand)

Carl Bloch, Samson and the Philistine, 1863
Danish Painter (Samson hos filistrene)

Henri Matisse, Landscape near Collioure. Study for “The Joy of Life”, 1905
French Painter

Henri Matisse, Portrait of Madame Matisse. The Green Line, 1905
French Artist

Henri Matisse, Nude with a White Scarf, 1909
French Painter

Henri Matisse, Goldfish, 1912

Henri Matisse, Still Life with Nutcracker, Ca 1916

Henri Matisse, Young Woman Looking at the Sea, 1923

Henri Matisse, Pink Onions, 1906-1907

Henri Matisse, Odalisque with a Screen 1923

Henri Matisse, Odalisque, 1923

André Derain, Woman in a Chemise, 1906
French Painter and illustrator
Co-founder of Fauvism with Matisse

André Derain, The Church near Carrieres-sur-Seine, 1909

Georges Braque, The Harbour at l’Estaque
French Painter, renown for his work in Cubism along Picasso.

Georges Braque, The Metronome, 1909

Georges Braque, Trees at l’Estaque, 1908

Georges Braque, Melon, Fruits and Cup, 1925

Jean Metzinger, Woman with horse, 1912
French Painter, inspired by Fauvism and Impressionism but known for his Cubism.

Fernand Léger, Woman with Vase, 1924
French painter, sculptor, filmmaker

Asger Oluf Jorn, The wheel of life -January Picture from the Suite of Seasons, 1953
Danish Painter

Michael Kvium, The power of thought, 1991
Danish Painter

Pablo Picasso, Glass with Lemon Slice, 1913
Spanish Artist

Hope you enjoy all these modern art paintings, I will keep posting the best works of art from best museums around the world.

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Famous paintings in MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art, New York City

Here’s a selection of 20th century famous paintings at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), in New York City. Including works of art by Picasso, Magritte, Klimt, Matisse, Kahlo, and Jackson Pollock. Some of these are hallmarks of modern art, please enjoy!

Les Demoiselles d’Avignon
(The young women of Avignon) 1907
Artist: Pablo Picasso
Spanish, 1881-1973

Girl before a Mirror 1932
Oil on Canvas
Artist:  Pablo Picasso
Spanish, 1881-1973

Repose 1908
Oil on Canvas
Artist:  Pablo Picasso
Spanish, 1881-1973

Self-portrait with Cropped Hair 1940
Oil on canvas
Artist: Frida Kahlo
Mexican, 1907-1954

Male Model c. 1900
Oil on canvas
Artist: Henri Matisse
French, 1869-1954

Jacques Lipchitz (Portrait of a Young Man) 1914
Oil on canvas
Artist: Diego Rivera
Mexican, 1886-1957

Number 1, 1948
Oil and enamel on unprimed canvas
Artist: Jackson Pollock
American, 1912-1956

Street light c.1911-11
Oil on Canvas
Artist: Giacomo Balla
Italian, 1871-1958

Dynamism of a Soccer Player
Oil on Canvas
Artist: Umberto Boccioni
Italian painter

Hope II  1907-08
Oil, gold and platinum on canvas
Artist: Gustav Klimt
Austrian, 1862-1918

The Palace of Curtains, 3  1928-29
Oil on Canvas
Artist: Rene Magritte
Belgian, 1898-1967

Apparition  c. 1095
Oil on wood panel
Artist: Odilon Redon
French, 1840-1916

The Moon and the Earth 1893
Oil on Burlap
Artist: Paul Gauguin
French, 1848-1903

Hope you enjoyed the fine Picasso paintings in this museum. I’ll post other great works of art, as I continue visiting the best museums in the world. Enjoy the masterpieces of modern art!

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Famous modern art paintings at Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

After a long visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), I’ve decided to post some pictures here of famous works of art by painters like Picasso, Dali, Magritte and others that I like. Most of the following are oil on canvas paintings. Some of these may be rare paintings perhaps overshadowed by their more known masterpieces.

The dreamer, 1932
Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)

Mandarin, Fruit Bown and Plaster Arm, 1925
Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)

Girl asleep at a table, 1936
Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)

Nude standing by the sea, 1929
Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)

Self-portrait, 1906
Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)

Man with lollipop, 1938
Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)

Dying bull, 1934
Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)

Head of a woman, 1927
Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)

Gertrude Stein, 1906
Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)

The eternally obvious, 1948
Rene Magritte (1898 – 1967)

Salvador Dali (1904 – 1989)

The accomodations of desire, 1929
Salvador Dali (1904 – 1989)


Crucifixion, 1954
Salvador Dali (1904 – 1989)

This Is the Color of My Dreams, 1925
Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893–1983)

The death of Socrates
Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825)



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