Charles Demuth, My Egypt, 1927. Oil on composition board, 2’ 11 3/4” x 2’ 6”.
Demuth was one of the leading Precisionists—American artist who extolled the machine age. This painting depicts grain elevators reduced to geometric forms amid Cubist transparent diagonal planes.
At first glance, you’d assume that these images couldn’t possibly be real. Surprisingly, they are actual mountains in China’s Danxia Landform Geological Park. The incredible colours are the result of layers of sandstone and various minerals, which the mountain range its vivid patterns.
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