Whistler's mother

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Whistler’s mother

popular name for the painter’s “Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 1: The Artist’s Mother.” [Am. Art: EB, 19:814–815]
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Instead, Mr Bean is sent to America to a small Los Angeles art gallery, where he'll have to unveil an important piece of artwork called Whistler's Mother. Trouble ensues as Mr Bean knows nothing about art, and is certainly not up to the task of protecting a valuable painting.
Visit the Amdur Productions' ArtZipper booth where a special "green" screen will be in place for attendees to be part of such world-renowned pieces as Paris Street; Rainy Day by Gustave Caillebotte, Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh, Whistler's Mother by James Abbott McNeill Whistler, and several others.
Like, yes, yes, Whistler's Mother and all, but if there are 18 people crowded around, I will skip it, which is what happened.
They appeared in Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper, in Edvard Munch's Scream and Whistler's Mother, and as Dogs (and Chuckle Brothers) Playing Poker and The Chuckling Cavalier.
My students looked at Arrangement in Gray and Black (1871) by James McNeill Whistler, a painting known to many as Whistler's Mother.
(However, Sutherland said his next book is going to be a biography of Whistler's mother.)
1"--popularly known as "Whistler's Mother", an icon of motherhood, parental affection and family values--to base the panel upon.
JUST PUT YOUR LIPS TOGETHER + BLOW are scrawled upon a mechanical reproduction of the 1871 painting Whistler's Mother. Such mannerisms were kale and q ui-noa to Rica rd's ongoing theater of the ridiculous--think Ronald Tavel, Charles Ludlam, Jack Smith, the Cockettes, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, Divine.
2 and 11) A profile of artist James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903), who's best known for the iconic "Whistler's Mother'' painting.
Among the best known of his paintings are Nocturne: Blue and Gold--Old Battersea Bridge and Arrangement in Grey and Black No.1, commonly and mistakenly called Whistler's Mother.
Whistler's mother also visited, both in person and in the form of his most famous painting.
Saba Souleymani has given a contemporary reading to James McNeill Whistler's famous "Whistler's Mother," transforming it completely.