Artwork Khrushchev Probably Would Not Have Liked 6

The artist is Federico Beltran Masses.

"Hints of drugginess in the eyes, and suggestions of Sapphic eroticism laid on with a trowel, created a sultry visual cocktail that appealed equally to celebrities of the order of Rudolph Valentino, Joan Crawford and King George VI, all of whom had their portraits painted, and the general public."

Full essay here.

     Posted By: Paul - Sat Aug 19, 2017
     Category: Addictions | Art | Sexuality | Russia | Twentieth Century

The Venetian Sisters remind me of the work of another artist, Gustav Klimt, especially his painting called "Portrait of Adele Bloch Bauer I". Here's a link to it:
Posted by Fritz G on 08/19/17 at 10:51 AM
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