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Art imitating life imitating art imitating

This is not a re-enactment of a painting. This is me getting reference for an illustration (more on which soon, but between this and needing impromptu video-conferencing backgrounds, my undergrad collection of shawls is getting a workout). 261 more words

Art Process

Bookcase Browsings #6

“William’s mother always said, ‘The illness just has to run its course.’ This may have been true, but there were comforts that could be provided to help pave the way to better health.” 

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Faith

The true story of the awakening of Norman Rockwell

The true story of the awakening of Norman Rockwell:

copperbadge:

An excellent article this morning about how Norman Rockwell moved out of Americana and into political activisim in his seventies. 

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The true story of the awakening of Norman Rockwell

The true story of the awakening of Norman Rockwell:

copperbadge:

An excellent article this morning about how Norman Rockwell moved out of Americana and into political activisim in his seventies. 

from Tumblr https://bookgeekgrrl.tumblr.com/post/612226409814949888

get back in the pinto

When Jenn and I got our first dog together, we argued about what kind of dog to get. I wanted a big old one that would lay around in the yard while I worked on cars and whatnot because that was a classic, romantic image to me, like something from a Norman Rockwell painting. 463 more words

Sigma Kids

March 7th makes the 45th anniversary of the release of Young Americans. While released midway into Bowie’s creative purple patch, for me at least, it doesn’t rank as a first-order Bowie album. 383 more words

David Bowie

Picasso vs. Sargent

Of note here is also how well Rockwell has copied the very different works of Sargent and Picasso.

On the surface, this is such a fun painting of a visit to a museum.  486 more words

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