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Favorite Art Works of Members
« on: April 21, 2014, 09:02:43 pm »
The self portrait of Paul Gauguin shown as the avatar of the Art Board is a favorite of mine and used often as my desktop background.

The Romantic life of this painter has always fascinated me and I always go back to his works for sheer enjoyment.

                                                         

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This portrait represents the proto-cubist style -- a forerunner to cubism.
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Maufra never achieved as much fame as the leading impressionists, but his work is enjoyable.  A few favorites of mine.


                   


                                             
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

                                                                 

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William Blake

    17571827
    Nationality: British

William Blake was a British poet, painter and printmaker. He was also a maverick, rebelling against authority in all its forms. This is clear from poems such as The Tyger and Jerusalem, as well as from his art, where he operated entirely outside the mainstream.

   
     


     

                       Eve Tempted by the Serpent


     

                      Christ's Entry into Jerusalem

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Some Art is just pretty and pleasant to look at, relaxing a bit.

Milton Avery, a modern American painter, always appealed to me in this regard.


     


     
                     
                      March by the sea, 1945 ( March was the name of Milton's daughter)


     

                          Gaspe Pink Sky, 1940


     

                           Vermont, 1941
             
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                                     The Ponte alle Grazie, Florence, Italy

           
            
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                                                       The World We Live In     


         
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    19081997
    Nationality: British                           

(b London, 10 Sept. 1908; d London, 13 Aug. 1997). British painter. In the Second World War he served with the Royal Engineers and Army Education Corps and was appointed an Official War Artist in 1945, working in Austria, Greece, and Italy. He began teaching at the Royal College of Art in 1947 and was professor of painting there from 1967 until his retirement in 1973. Weight was something of a maverick figure (I don't like the art world very much.

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Re: Favorite Art Works of Members
« Reply #6 on: June 02, 2014, 03:15:55 pm »

               

     April 17, 2014: Workers handle a portrait of actress Elizabeth Taylor by legendary artist Andy Warhol during preparations for an exhibition at 'Museo Fondazione Roma' in Rome on April 16.

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Re: Favorite Art Works of Members
« Reply #7 on: June 02, 2014, 03:20:55 pm »

               

        A visitor looks at a sound & light show in Les Baux-de-Provence, France, on March 25. The show is part of the exhibition 'Klimt & Vienna, a Century of Gold & Colours,' & is uses multimedia to take visitors on a journey through 100 years of Viennese painting to the heart of the colorful works of Austrian painter Gustav Klimt & the artists he inspired.