Photographer's Note

Portraits of New York XI
Those Who Stay

Picture from MOMA – Museum of Modern Art – New York

The painting is of Umberto Boccioni and is number 3 of the series “States of Mind III” and is titles: “Those Who Stay” painted in 1911
Set in a train station, this series of three paintings explores the psychological dimension of modern life's transitory nature. In The Farewells, Boccioni captures chaotic movement and the fusion of people swept away in waves as the train's steam bellows into the sky. Oblique lines hint at departure in Those Who Go, in which Boccioni said he sought to express "loneliness, anguish, and dazed confusion." In Those Who Stay, vertical lines convey the weight of sadness carried by those left behind.

Umberto Boccioni - (19 October 1882 – 17 August 1916) was an influential Italian painter and sculptor. He helped shape the revolutionary aesthetic of the Futurism movement as one of its principal figures. Despite his short life, his approach to the dynamism of form and the deconstruction of solid
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Date Taken: 2015-07-22 15:37
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Additional Photos by Rob Zwemmer (alvaraalto) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4280 W: 318 N: 6244] (25146)
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