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"Neither highbrows nor lowbrows nor midbrows, but elastic-brows.” — George Orwell
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Hitler’s most hated artist.

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Catastrophic collage boxes and birdcages.

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Abstract shapes in black and red collide in empty space.

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His murals transform, and transform you, as you stroll past them.

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She designed several famous monsters of filmland!

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Richard Lindner's SHOOT (1969)Richard Lindner's SHOOT (1969)

A world of seedy, jazzy, criminal, sexed-up human monsters.

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oppenheimoppenheim

Her feats of transub­stantiation were mesmerizing.

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poons orange crushNuns standing in front of a Poons painting, c. 1963

Optically giving, mind-teasing, unabashedly beautiful paintings.

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Mark-Rothko-460x276Mark-Rothko-460x276

He painted the portrait of everything our eyes always miss.

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robert_crumbThe Seven Chakras of R. Crumb

Cult genius or filthy weirdo? Duh. He’s both.

Portrait of Modotti by Edward WestonPortrait of Modotti by Edward Weston

A synthesis of word, image, art, and revolution.

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horsleyhorsley

“My fate lies not in the stars, but in a star: myself.”

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He painted bizarre bone structure and fetal eyeballs.

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aderader

A slim, reticent oeuvre.

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Self-Portrait, ca. 1917Self-Portrait, ca. 1917

He shot the most glamorous photo of all time.

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morris

He deserves to be known for more than wallpaper.

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juan grisjuan gris

A symphony of hard angles and rigid lines.

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flor gardunoGarduno

A world of allegory and stark juxtaposition.

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His grand-scale pixels pull you close.

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olympiaolympia

Never before had images been so unsettlingly self-aware.

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cornellcornell

His art was populated with talismanic objects.

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Vicarious traveling to a made-up world.

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“The Beguiling of Merlin” tells this painter’s own life story.

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Kaprow photographed by Dennis Hopper in 1967Kaprow photographed by Dennis Hopper in 1967

“Forget all the standard art forms.”