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Tyndall Galleries – Artist Works – Graham Auman

http://www.tyndallgalleries.com/title.php?artistID=3082&titleID=5236&index=3 I do see blond summer grass, luminous and undulating, the wind’s snakes meandering in the prairies (an accurate metaphor I read some years ago in ‘Look homeward Angel’-Thomas Wolfe). Graham Auman,NCaroline,’Draught Grass Beauty’. Thank you for the link to … Continue reading

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Water Profusion By Shinichi Maruyama – Session Magazine

http://www.sessionmagazine.com/water-profusion-by-shinichi-maruyama/ Sinichi Maruyama, ‘Water Profusion’. This photographer, who also works in advertisement, transforms inky water in movement into elegant and poetic calligraphy. My thanks to Worzel, in whose pages this artist caught my eyes. From the ‘Kusho’ (to write in … Continue reading

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Nicolas de Staël – Lyon -humour – photos-voyages

http://nicolefleuret.over-blog.com/article-30754475-6.html Nicolas de Stael,(Russia 1918-France 1955), ‘Boats’. I am back from some tonic days of walking along deserted french beaches. There were no such blues in the landscape, but luminous greys, and the slow crossing of two Norfolk Line ferries.

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http://9497.portfolio.artlimited.net/image/Peace-of-mind-par-Isabelle-Mignot-123336-fr.html An imaginary landscape, an inner landscape with depth and transparencies, suggested openings, as if another reality existed behind, somewhere. The horizontal division looks a bit artificial, the work could be separated in two parts for my taste. But I … Continue reading

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http://img10.imageshack.us/i/hannakarasinskafamily1h.jpg/ Hanna Karasinska, ‘Family1’, joyful family trees. Janine Flynn sent the link to me, adding: “… (these paintings) remind me of Klee and Miro but manage to pull it off without being overly derivative…”. With my warmest thanks, Janine!

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Finnish National Gallery – Art Collections – Passio Musicae, Final Study for the Sibelius Monument

http://kokoelmat.fng.fi/wandora/w?imagenum=0&lang=en&action=gen&si=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.muusa.net%2FE42_Object_Identifier%2FA-2004-66&imagesize=1 In 1967,Helsinki chose a thirty tons fountain of hand-textured stainless steel tubes to celebrate Sibelius. Too abstract for the time? There were heated discussions against Eila Hiltunen’s work, although one can easily recognise a sound’s reproduction (or even flutes … Continue reading

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http://www.nationalsculptorsguild.com/materials/artwork/jpegs/box/geometry_of_light15.jpg A bronze sculpture. I like the idea of rumpled metal.

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Smooth wave by ~oriontrail on deviantART

http://oriontrail.deviantart.com/art/Smooth-wave-38314377 Vladimir Zivkovic, ‘Smooth wave’, found on a mostly photographic site recommended by AirToob. You will find a remarquably well organised blog and rich links on AirToob’s pages, who also offers plenty of precious advices to new stumblers; thank you … Continue reading

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Art Scene Classic – Chen Jianhui PORTFOLIO

http://www.artsceneclassic.com/chen-jianhui.html Fragile, imaginary landscapes made of transparencies: the dreamy world of Chen Jianhui (China,1958-).

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Brooklyn Museum: Photography: [Untitled]

http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/163771/|Untitled| Textures,textures! I love that! A fibrous abstract by Olafur Eliasson (Denmark,1967-), untitled, from the Cartographic Series ( Brooklyn Museum).

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Wells of Jade

http://cobweb.ecn.purdue.edu/~artemis/Pelton_Pierce/bioimage1.html A suitably mysterious piece by a member of the ‘Transcendental Painting Group’ (USA), Agnes Pelton (1881-1961). ‘Wells of Jade’, 1934.

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Bridget Riley & Mishabittleston

http://www.mishabittleston.com/artists/bridget_riley/ Op-Art again, and without any computer: Bridget Riley (London,1931-)used PVA (polyvinyl acetate) on this painted canvas ( to ensure brilliance I guess; any chemist around? ). ‘Cataract’ 1967.

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Gerry Pacher Fine Art Photography

http://www.gerrypacher.ch/blog/index.html A fine visual rendering of a sudden rush of fragrances! Synaesthesic! The technique should be explored (Silllage ?!)… Gerry Pacher :”If you get caught by the fragrance of the provence you are making crazy things….. I passed a wonderful … Continue reading

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Portion of a Pilaster Capital with an Acrobat [French] (47.101.25) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/geok/ho_59.204.1.htm ‘Black Place II’, an abstract vision of a real landscape (in New Mexico), favourite painting place of Georgia O’Keefe (1887-1986). From the page: “… the black hills–black and grey and silver with arroyos of white sand curving around them–pink … Continue reading

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Gerhard Richter & Art & Paintings & Abstracts & Abstracts 1980-1984 & Abstract Painting & 561-2

http://www.gerhard-richter.com/art/paintings/abstracts/detail.php?6581 A very sructured image built like a landscape with a horizon line. The large central flat scraped surface holds the foreground triangular construction together. It also links it to the background by diffusing the light. Restful blue, stable triangle: … Continue reading

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Gerhard Richter & Art & Paintings & Abstracts & Abstracts 2005 onwards & White & 895-6

http://www.gerhard-richter.com/art/paintings/abstracts/detail.php?13932 I like this very much. The textured white pigment and the aluminum composite support play seductively with the light ; depending on the luminosity ( its source and direction ), this work looks probably different at each hour of … Continue reading

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Bleu II Print by Joan Miró at Art.com

http://eu.art.com/asp/sp-asp/_/pd–10300303/sp–A/igid–809278/Bleu_II.htm?sOrig=CAT&sOrigID=0&ui=F22A373C64A641978F8B6EA8346BA105 The painter of dancing signs( and shapes,and colours) Joan Miro, ‘Bleu 2’. This looks so simple. Yet, like any mysterious language, it excites the imagination. Everything is contrast here :cold and warm colours, irregular vertical line and undulating horizontal … Continue reading

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http://www.paris-art.com/art/critiques/d_critique/zoom/6674/Anemophily-3095.html I like this geometry. One can imagine fragments of an immense fractal-like city. ‘The Silent Lair’, Raha Raissna (Teheran 1968,lives in New York).

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http://img152.imageshack.us/my.php?image=73aeroport056e2dfb8oc7.jpg The “Cat’s Bowl” below had struck me on its hosting site. I’ve just discovered that the photographer Marie Goeyens is a professional graphist, illustrator and more. This is another photograph of hers, taken in Venezia ” Break of the … Continue reading

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http://img359.imageshack.us/my.php?image=7040410lgdb93abik9.jpg Such plenitude of simplicity. Ion Viorel, no title, at http://photo.net/photodb/folder?folder_id=816073.

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