Andrew Wyeth: American realism

February 28, 2007 at 8:34 am 8 comments

Christina’s World – Museum of Modern Art –

“You can lose the essence by detailing a lot of extraneous things.”
-Andrew Wyeth

Andrew Wyeth is a contemporary American artist who works mainly in watercolor and tempera. Christina’s World can be seen at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. You can view additional Wyeth paintings online at Humanities Web and Art Renewal Center.


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8 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Dio  |  February 28, 2007 at 11:24 am

    Thing of beauty. Very nice.

  • 2. Deyan  |  March 2, 2007 at 2:34 pm

    This painting is very nice. Thanks for sharing!

  • 3. dailypiglet  |  March 2, 2007 at 11:04 pm

    i love this painting and his other work. my therapist’s office has a huge book on him, i’d never taken notice of it before then. monet has always been my favorite.

  • 4. mark  |  October 6, 2007 at 1:24 am

    ur work is good… keep up the good work

  • 5. manik  |  June 22, 2008 at 12:08 am

    very nice painting……i like it very much…Thanks for sharing!

  • 6. kiprono ngeno  |  September 3, 2008 at 8:20 am

    wyeth captures the 20th american landscape just as c.d.friedrich did with the baltics in the 18th century europe.i do love this two guys.they take keen with nature humanity and spiritualism.

  • 7. dc  |  January 16, 2009 at 3:03 pm

    Andrew Wyeth died today. After hearing the NPR report I did the google image search and stumbled here. What I did not know is that Christina had polio and was actually crawling back to her home. Looking at her legs, the painting takes on a poignant tone I had not seen before.

  • 8. Donna  |  October 17, 2009 at 7:22 am

    I got it as a gift , I love the picture.


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