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Old September 13 2013, 03:37 AM   #46
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Re: Your Favorite Paintings

Anything by Scott Mutter. I like his "surrational images".
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Old September 13 2013, 09:38 AM   #47
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the reckless sleeper by rene magritte
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Old September 13 2013, 01:18 PM   #48
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Istvan Sandorfi's paintings are intriguing.
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Old September 13 2013, 01:50 PM   #49
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Ugh! Hate the blocks at work, so many pictures on here (and other threads) are just Red Xs!!!

Here is one that I own (of course not the original...I wish!)

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Old September 13 2013, 03:40 PM   #50
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If it's anything this thread has taught me is that the next time I'm in NY I need to get my ass to The Met.
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Old September 13 2013, 11:13 PM   #51
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And I don't know where this is from (was a Shostakovich CD cover) but it's such kitsch social realist, I love it...
[ IMG]http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/bb455/lurok91/bbs/art/sovietCD.jpg[/ IMG]
That's cropped slightly, but it's from a 1944 painting by Alexander Deineka (also transliterated as Aleksandr Deyneka) called "Expance".
Thank you . Now have un-cropped hi-res version. Impressed able to identify it.
Google Images can be pretty helpful in tracking some things down. I use it quite a bit.

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Anything by Scott Mutter. I like his "surrational images".
Scott Mutter was a photographer, not a painter, and the more customary name for the cutesy "surrational image" label is photomontage.
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Old September 13 2013, 11:18 PM   #52
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If it's anything this thread has taught me is that the next time I'm in NY I need to get my ass to The Met.
Definitely!
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Old September 13 2013, 11:59 PM   #53
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Here's another of my favorites:



"Soldiers Playing at Cards"
by Fernand Leger

We saw this painting at an exhibit in Seattle. It was quite striking.
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Old September 14 2013, 12:28 AM   #54
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I don't think the painting that hangs in my room is available online... but I have an oil painting by Larry Vorhees showing deer drinking at a stream right before a waterfall. It used to hang at my grandfather's house and when he moved, I asked for that painting. It was the soothing imagery that drew me to that painting. It's a favorite of mine. I also rather like the artwork of Charles Summey.
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Old September 14 2013, 08:15 AM   #55
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I went to an exhibition many moons ago at RA in London of American landscape painters (can only remember names Church, Cole and Wimslow(?) Homer). I thought some of them were stunning and as good as anything by Turner or Constable. But they don't seem very fashionable, and I'd be the first to admit it wasn't one of those must-see/hot ticket exhibitions. (You can be guaranteed anything impressionist will sell out)
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Old September 14 2013, 08:28 AM   #56
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TSQ did a piece for me for my aunt and uncle, I took a picture of it, but the camera fried before I could upload it
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Old September 14 2013, 08:58 PM   #57
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I went to an exhibition many moons ago at RA in London of American landscape painters (can only remember names Church, Cole and Wimslow(?) Homer). I thought some of them were stunning and as good as anything by Turner or Constable. But they don't seem very fashionable, and I'd be the first to admit it wasn't one of those must-see/hot ticket exhibitions. (You can be guaranteed anything impressionist will sell out)
I'm not very familiar with Church, but his Wikipedia entry has some really nice examples. Ditto Cole. Winslow Homer is probably one of the best-known names, notable at least as much for seascapes as landscape painting.
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Old September 14 2013, 09:06 PM   #58
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I know this is suppose to be paintings but of all the Wooster prints I own, this is without a doubt my favorite. This is Wooster Scott's Victorian Kaleidoscope.
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Old September 14 2013, 09:06 PM   #59
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Sorry, double post.
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Old September 14 2013, 09:17 PM   #60
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Is there an echo in here?
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