Example sentences for: demoiselles

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  • And, given the violently mixed reaction to the National Gallery exhibition (Michael Kimmelman writing in the New York Times , "I think, from the show, that if he had died in 1906, before Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, he would be remembered as a second tier Symbolist."

  • So many Modernist breakthroughs involved the visual dismantling of a woman--Picasso's Demoiselles d'Avignon (1907) on the second floor of MoMA, de Kooning's Woman, I (1950-51) on the third--that it should come as no surprise that Léger began the same way, with his systematically fragmented Woman in Blue (1912), the first piece in the exhibition.

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