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http://www.photographer.ru/gallery/47.htm?pic=7 The loneliness of things once loved. Galina Loukyianova, serie ‘Dom-2′(house),1981-1987, picture 7/27. Link found through Snezanabr (see post below), thank you so much!

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http://www.photographer.ru/gallery/47.htm?pic=24 If you don’t know Snezanabr yet (and even if you do!), go and have a look at her pages. You will find beauty, poetry and deep feelings. This photograph by Galina Loukyianova is a good example. I coudn’t resist … Continue reading

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R O B E R T .

http://www.rvvart.com/wpThumbnails/htmnew_20002005.htm These precise interiors by van Vrancken look like still-lifes of a dreamed place, where the artist would have collected precious memories. Robert van Vrancken (USA 1960-).Untitled ‘(Everything at once,or, one thing at a time?’, 2004.

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TOMASA MART&N

http://www.salarusinyol.net/eng/exhibitions/2009-05_eng.html How a little bit of yellow transforms a rather cold place into a delicate, minimalist picture full of charm. Tomasa Martin,Spain,1955,’Yellow Bath’. See also my favourite one, blogged last year: here. -At the time, Frannyy wrote: “I too am … Continue reading

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Large image | Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts | Museum and School | 1805

http://www.pafa.org/Museum/The-Collection/View-All-Works/Large-image/91/coltypeId__3/PageIndex__13/colId__7299/ Oppressive colours in a claustrophobic room perfect for ‘The Gossips’,1940-41, by Hobson Pittman (1899/90-1972).

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http://web.mac.com/hollingsworthjames/karenart/WindowScapes.html Karen Hollingsworth, ‘Waiting for Spring’. Rooms with a view, chairs and luminous draperies. In this ‘Windowscapes’ serie, the artist leaves only traces of human presence (some fruits, a hat); it looks only inhabited by light and fresh air, with … Continue reading

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http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2009/01/16/arts/0117-WYETH_2.html A floating curtain, a landscape. Romantic and by far more conventional than Chagall’s ‘Window at the Dacha’ (see post below).It lacks substance (that landscape is without any surprise, has even less interaction with the viewer), but the sepia gives … Continue reading

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Marc Chagall – Window at the Dacha

http://www.russianartgallery.org/famous/chagall_window.htm Chagall likes a dreamy atmosphere in his paintings (his characters are often floating in the air). I think the greenish hues on the faces contribute to the irreality here: don’t the persons seem to be already part of the … Continue reading

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Tiina Heiska & lUSINE GALERIE

http://www.l-usine-galerie.org/heiska/heiskaexpo_08.html Tiina Heiska (1959,Finland) paints from photographs, but the resulting image (of herself?) is always blurred, as if the (always) feminine subject failed to recognise the person she is. Untitled, from the serie ‘Eclipse’.

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http://img263.imageshack.us/my.php?image=3459627006021775yq4.jpg Joyful painting, it is not. The grey hues and cold light create a bleak general atmosphere; the close up on the adults’ stiff attitude is oppressive; then you notice the vacant eyes of the lady and her hand on … Continue reading

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