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Michelangelo's Illustrated Grocery List

What’s on the agenda today? Hmm, influence the development of Western art, maybe paint the Sistine Chapel… buy eggs.

Actually, Michelangelo sent someone to buy his groceries, but, because that servant was illiterate, he had to draw each and every item—hence the beautifully illustrated grocery list above. 74 more words

Am I Dreaming

Am I Dreaming, 30 x 30, oil on linen

 This painting shows a Plains Indian wearing a striped shawl. His hair is adorned with Eagle Feathers and his face is painted blue and white… 14 more words

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Cheyenne Frontier Days: Celebrating 'The Code Of Ethics That The West Lives On'

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (CBS4) – A bison’s paradise. Nothing as far as the eye can see, not a single structure. There’s the occasional herd of cows that seems to belong to no one. 734 more words

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Whispering Ways

Whispering Way, 30 x 30, oil on canvas

This painting shows a Plains Indian with a feathered headdress with purple ribbons. He has a quilled medallion on his shirt. 14 more words

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Western Showcase: Stampede's oasis for artists shows the lucrative evolution of western art

Thanks to artist Andrew Kiss’ annual showing at the Calgary Stampede’s Western Showcase, there are scenes of Alberta’s mountainous landscapes hanging on walls throughout the world. 736 more words

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