Category: art

The American Gothic House

Just east of Radar O’Rielly’s home town of Ottumwa, Iowa is a tiny little town called Eldon. You make a few turns down some narrow little lanes and there at the end of one road is the house from the

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Andrew Wyeth-Looking Out, Looking In

One of the great things about the internet is you can find an image of just about any work of art ever made. This is also one of the bad things about the internet, because people decide why should I

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Exit Through The Gift Shop

Imagine that you are a struggling artist-or worse yet, a struggling street artist.  Not only is your art generally not worth much, but it is a crime to make it and someone doing Community Service will be along shorty to

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Google’s Art Project

Dear old Mom wanted to be an Artist when she grew up.  She took one of those mail order courses where you draw a turtle and bought a lot of books containing the Works of The Masters.  She sketched three

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Andrew Wyeth

Andrew Wyeth 1917-2009 Andrew Wyeth was one of the last great American artists-his work was often confusing, but you could look at it and see that it was meant to be something. This was a rare thing in art after

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Rene Magritte Paintings

René François Ghislain Magritte (21 November 1898 – 15 August 1967) was a Belgian surrealist artist. He became well-known for a number of witty and thought-provoking images.-Wikipedia To be honest I was always more impressed with the works of M.C.

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Paris 2008 by Jonathan Yeo

As far as sexy images of Paris Hilton go, Paris 2008 by Jonathan Yeo is pretty tame. Especially since the artist made the portrait by using pictures taken from porn magazines. I wonder if the pictures used for this collage

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The New York City Waterfalls

There are four of these pretty cool man made NCY Waterfalls on the New York City Riverfront. I think the one under the Brooklyn Bride has to be the best of The New York City Waterfalls. It’s just that I

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The Blue Dog of George Rodrigue

“This Blue Dog came into my life, and changed everything. It just hit like a rocket ship, and just bang!, you know?” -George Rodrigue George Rodrigue paints Blue Dogs, and rather a lot of them. Well, I guess really he

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The Armory Show-But Is It Art?

The Armory Show is all about Current Art. The International Fair of New Art, is the world’s leading art fair devoted exclusively to contemporary art. In its tenth annual exhibition, The Armory Show 2008 celebrates the spirit of contemporary art.

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