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Edward Hopper (VI) – "Portraits" of houses; oils and watercolours – 1912 to 1940

–As far as I know, Edward Hopper made 724 paintings (oils and watercolours) between 1893 and 1965. Among them, there is an ostensible majority of houses, railway stations, barns and lighthouses –many of them isolated, but also conforming views of streets, harbours and small villages. 1,780 more words

Li & Ari Fontrodona's Copyrighted Work

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Did you ever finally do something you’ve been meaning to do for forever and then kick yourself for taking so long to do it? Well that is me and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA). 297 more words


Untitled Rooftop Hughie Lee Smith

Hughie Lee Smith was an African American artist and a fellow Clevelander!  I took this picture myself a couple of months ago at the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Zentangles & Optical Art

This kind of art is about all I’m doing right now.  I have lots of paintings I need to finish, but keep putting them off.  Terrible.   118 more words


Wordless Wednesday

Hopper, Edward. Summertime. 1943. oil on canvas. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.


Frenetic Phallic Gibberish

The Hill reported yesterday that that Donald Trump has joined the ranks of recent Presidents-turned-painters with the sale of his 2005 cityscape Untitled, reproduced here: 402 more words

Norman Wilfred Lewis: Driven to abstraction!

Norman Wilfred Lewis (1909 – 1979, 70)

Driven to abstraction! The discomfiting overlooked outsider who found a freedom in abstraction.

Slavery’s long shadow: authentic front rank NY School Abstract Expressionist painter bypassed one way and another because of his colour. 1,361 more words