Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Dance of Spring (Song of the Birds) 1924 by Joseph Stella

Dance of Spring (Song of the Birds) 1924
 by Joseph Stella

Joseph Stella (born Giuseppe Michele Stella, June 13, 1877 – November 5, 1946) was an Italian-born American Futurist painter best known for his depictions of industrial America, especially his images of the Brooklyn Bridge. He is also associated with the American Precisionist movement of the 1910's–1940's.



Night View of Brooklyn Bridge (1918)
by Joseph Stella

Stella wrote that standing on the Brooklyn Bridge for the first time was a spiritual experience for him. He said he felt that he was on "the threshold of a new religion." 



The Voice of the City of New York Interpreted 1920-22
by Joseph Stella
From L to R: The Port, The White Way I(Manhattan avenues), The Prow (skyscrapers), The White Way II (Broadway), The Bridge (Brooklyn Bridge)

The Brooklyn Bridge from "The Voice of the City of New York Interpreted" (1920-22)
by Joseph Stella

Study for New York Interpreted: Brooklyn Bridge
by Joseph Stella

Study for New York Interpreted: Brooklyn Bridge
by Joseph Stella

Study for New York Interpreted: Brooklyn Bridge
by Joseph Stella
Study for New York Interpreted: Brooklyn Bridge
by Joseph Stella
Study for New York Interpreted: Brooklyn Bridge 
by Joseph Stella
 

The Brooklyn Bridge: Variation on an Old Theme (1939) by Joseph Stella
  
Old Brooklyn Bridge(1941)
by Joseph Stella

http://allpainters.org/theme/joseph-stella                                        


https://blog.library.si.edu/blog/2014/05/14/joseph-stella-best-of-both-worlds/#.W5AvDuhKhEY

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