Erotica

Need A Hug? Paintings Which Embrace

Magda Michalska 2 February 2017 min Read

Are you having a pretty bad week? Recently I have been really stressed and desperately needed a hug. If you need one too, I’m sending you some most beautiful hugs from art.

Charles Blackman

Charles Blackman, The Embrace, 1975, Private collection
Charles Blackman, The Embrace, 1975, Private collection

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso, The Embrace, 1971
Pablo Picasso, The Embrace, 1971, Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal (MBAM), Montreal, Canada

Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt, Fulfillment (Embrace), 1905
Gustav Klimt, Fulfillment (Embrace), 1905, Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna

Diego Rivera

Diego Riviera, The Embrace, 1923, Secretariat of Public Education Main Headquarters, Mexico City
Diego Rivera, The Embrace, 1923, Secretariat of Public Education Main Headquarters, Mexico City

Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall, Romeo and Juliet- detail from the Paris L'Opera ceiling, 1964
Marc Chagall, Romeo and Juliet- detail from the Paris L’Opera ceiling, 1964

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