Arts

Hope

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What are some paintings specifically focused on the idea of hope?

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Over centuries, artists have used the word ‘hope’ in titling their artworks. As you’ll see below, some of the works are more unabashedly hopeful than others.

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Piero del Pollaioio. Hope. 1470

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George Frederic Watts + Assistants. Hope. 1886

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Edward Burne-Jones.  Hope. 1896

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Gustav Klimt. Hope II. 1907-08

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Yves Tanguy. A quatre heures d’été, l’espoir. 1929

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Frida Kahlo. Arbol  de la Esperanza. 1948

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Alexander Calder. L’Espoir du Volubois. 1973

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Edward Ruscha. Hope. 1998

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Shepard Fairey. Hope. 2008

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Banksy. There is always Hope

 

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Header: Robert Indiana. Hope. 2008

 

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