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I share O'Neill's enthusiasm for Christina's World. The muted colours, the interesting juxtaposition of body and buildings with thin arms and body turned to the viewer. His observations have given me further insight into the painting.
Viewers keen to seek out the painting at the MOMA in New York will be disappointed for it hangs in a dark stairwell. Lingering too long obstructs visitors rushing to see the Monets and Pollocks. Perhaps the clever curators at the MOMA wanted to create a metaphor for the way society treats disability?