Architecture

Build Bridges Not Walls (Bridges in Art)

Magda Michalska 27 January 2017 min Read

Since some people do everything to create divisions and disconcert by building walls, I want to build bridges and new connections. Share if you want to build bridges not walls like...

Vincent van Gogh

[caption id="attachment_3359" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Vincent van Gogh, Bridges Across The Seine At Asnieres, 1887, E.G. Bührle Foundation, Zürich, Switzerland Vincent van Gogh, Bridges Across The Seine At Asnieres, 1887, E.G. Bührle Foundation, Zürich, Switzerland[/caption]

Maurice de Vlaminck

[caption id="attachment_3355" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Maurice de Vlaminck, The Bridge At Chatou, 1907, Private Collection Maurice de Vlaminck, The Bridge At Chatou, 1907, Private Collection[/caption]

Joseph Stella

[caption id="attachment_3358" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Joseph Stella, The Brooklyn Bridge: Variation on an Old Theme, 1939, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York Joseph Stella, The Brooklyn Bridge: Variation on an Old Theme, 1939, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York[/caption]

Henri Rousseau

[caption id="attachment_3356" align="aligncenter" width="437"]Henri Rousseau, Sevres Bridge, date unknown, Private Collection Henri Rousseau, Sevres Bridge, date unknown, Private Collection[/caption]

Edvard Munch

[caption id="attachment_3357" align="aligncenter" width="591"]Edvard Munch, Girls On A Bridge, 1899-1900, Private Collection Edvard Munch, Girls On A Bridge, 1899-1900, Private Collection[/caption]

Marc Chagall

[caption id="attachment_3360" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Marc Chagall, Bridges Over The Seine, 1954, Kunsthalle Hamburg, Hamburg Marc Chagall, Bridges Over The Seine, 1954, Kunsthalle Hamburg, Hamburg[/caption]

Childe Hassam

[caption id="attachment_3361" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Childe Hassam, Bridge At Posilippo, Naples, 1897, Private collection Childe Hassam, Bridge At Posilippo, Naples, 1897, Private collection[/caption]

Salvador Dalí

[caption id="attachment_3362" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Salvador Dalí, The Broken Bridge and The Dream, 1945, The Salvador Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg (Florida) Salvador Dalí, The Broken Bridge and The Dream, 1945, The Salvador Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg (Florida)[/caption]

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