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How could it be that we’ve never noticed this before? Museum Assistant and blog super-tipster, Ianthe Gergel, sent me a link to David Bowie’s Let’s Dance video, telling me to pause it at the 2 minute, 40 second mark, and of course, clear as a bell, there is our Paul Klee Printed Sheet with Picture (1937). And she also identified the painting on the right as Picasso’s The Three Dancers (1925).
I would love to learn the story behind that artistic choice. It does look vaguely like aboriginal art. Kudos to Ianthe for finding it. I’m sure I last saw that video during the heyday of MTV 30 years ago, but I missed the TPC connection.
We’re on the case, Paul. And we’ll let you know if David Bowie calls to clear things up.
Very cool … but we knew that about Phillips. Need to get Mr. Bowie for “Phillips After 5”. Hany link to video screenshot of paintings … http://www.imgur.com/nsGBOkG.jpeg
If you have his number, email me!