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Soft Spoken Secrets

http://soonwellbeffound.tumblr.com/post/702202673/thedailywhat-this-is-the-worst-of-the-day-a The deadly beauty of a Pollock-style polluted wave in Alabama. Photographer: Dave Martin,AP. Advertisements

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Duchamp Marcel – Study for chess players

http://www.jmrw.com/Chess/Tableau_echecs/pages/050.htm Marcel Duchamp (France,1887-1968) is one of the sources of contemporary art (with his recycling of ready-made objects). Less known is that he lived for a while as an itinerant chess player. Here is a cubist version of it: ‘Study … Continue reading

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http://img247.imageshack.us/my.php?image=clericilabotola137d529nw2.png An architect turned scenographer and painter : all three orientations are apparent in “La Botola” ( trapdoor ) of Fabrizio Clerici (1913-1993).One can learn more about this italian artist at http.www.archivioclerici.com/home.html

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Newspaper with glasses Original Art by Tomasa Martin :: PicassoMio

http://www.picassomio.com/tomasa-martin/51611.html oooh! I love this soft light !

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http://img383.imageshack.us/my.php?image=deepoceanap8.jpg Speaking of waves crashing, this painting gives even more the impression of being oneself some piece of jetsam ! I am unable to read the name of the author, this image was floating all alone on the Net. Does … Continue reading

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GALLERY

http://www.armando.co.uk/RecliningNude.htm An “abstract” where you still can see the original forms that inspired it ( The Kiss, Rodin’s sculpture ).The curved lines and the richly nuanced colours ,all seem to lead towards the centre of this painting :a point of … Continue reading

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https://www.mcmichael.net/mcac/e-shop/mcacshop.nsf/product?openagent&ID=1CB1470020C0AB7385256BCE005F0E35 So much light in winter! – And Tom Thompson ( 1877-1917) shows us how the snow itself is responsible: his sky is rather lustreless above the sparkling whiteness …Also from a Group of Seven’s member. In our wet grey … Continue reading

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http://peter.risjak.net/pictures/images/pictures/25.gif I have been curious about clouds in paintings lately; now this ‘croissant’ hovering above a canadian lake is a first! Lawren Harris (1885-1970; important member of the ‘Group of Seven’) gives a striking illustration of ‘menacing weather’ though. Look … Continue reading

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History of Art: Nabis – Pierre Bonnard

http://www.all-art.org/symbolism/4-france08-bonnard16.htm Look at these sumptuous colours! ( Dining Room on the Garden, P. Bonnard, 1934 )- I wonder sometimes if the objects on this painting have no other purpose than feeding us with glorious pigments ( it is a dining … Continue reading

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http://www.allposters.com/-sp/Summer-Night-1890-Posters_i1948034_.htm The russian painting under this one reminded me of W.Homer’s Summer Night (Paris, Orsay Museum) : same palette, same period(1890). A magic moment fixed on canvas , for the dancing girls , before the crash of the wave . … Continue reading

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Arkhip Kuinji – The Canyon of Darial

http://www.russianartgallery.org/famous/kuinji_darial.htm Eerie light on this oil painting by Arkhip Kuinji (Russia,1841-1910 ).

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http://www.artistrising.com/_code/Product/Gallery.aspx?aiid=1617&Num=7&filter=&sortby=title&pg=16 A little lost abstract amongst scores of landscapes . Its construction looks like the huddling houses in the hills found in the portfolio. Pleasantly bolder though. Name of the painter: Pol Ledent.

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http://www.jeffreytlarson.com/image.asp?id=272&last=Still%20Life Vivid still life oil paintings by Jeffrey T. Larson ; and thank you,painting

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The Woolgatherer by KatHannah on Etsy

http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=8636200 The paintings of KatHannah are lively and poetic, with attractive colours: thank you again, Painting! Note:I like the title of this one!

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http://bp1.blogger.com/_rU4M3yrJcrQ/RjPyVx15zQI/AAAAAAAAAIw/ykvSVmR7g1k/s1600-h/morandi.jpg I finally found a painting of Giorgio Morandi (1890-1964,Bologna),about whom I was talking about Jan.31(see ‘Loretta Lux’).The italian sites call him:the painter of silence; it might apply to Loretta Lux photographs also I think. (Someone wrote-sorry,I don’t remember where- … Continue reading

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Quadro di Alviero Tatini Natura Morta

http://www.firenzeart.it/opera.php?id=521 Alviero Tatini paints his Toscana as if it were a still life; don’t the fruits on the table look like sculpted in wood? It makes one think of the horses of P. Ucello’s Battle of San Romano. Paint noticed … Continue reading

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Various: Dmytro Dobrovolsky. Contemporary artist. Original oil paintings

http://www.ddobrovolsky.com/en/index.php?page=bigimg&id=220&cat=2 This is one of the more soberly coloured among Dmytro Dobrovolsky’s oil paintings.Imagine it without the gull:woudn’t it look a bit dull ? I think the diagonals created by the beak and the tail of the gull are leading … Continue reading

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Jean Fran&ois Millet le Printemps

http://www.picturalissime.com/millet_printemps.htm This is a copy of Jean-Francois Millet’s Le Printemps.The original is in Orsay Museum( Paris).I chose this copy because the reproductions of the original on the Web do not give the right and rare intensity of colours that fascinated … Continue reading

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http://www.reynoldsarts.com/paintings/solo_paintings-52.htm A friend of ours went biking in the tuscan hills; her narrative of the trip matches perfectly the impression given by the painter Reynold:hot colours,steep long roads and dreams of fresh water!

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