Tag Archives: American art

Just the Two of Us by Julia Wachtel

Julia uses cartoon images to explore how we perceive girlhood and womanhood.  I didn’t like it at first, but I do now. Advertisements

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Gamin by Augusta Savage

Augusta Savage was a sculptor associated with the Harlem Renaissance.  She was born in Florida.  I like this work.  She gave the young man a real personality!

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Alabama by Norman Lewis

I didn’t like this picture at first.  My standard remark when I see these kinds of paintings is “He thinks he’s better than me.”  But I read the description and it talked about how a lot of people see this … Continue reading

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Heritage by Wadsworth Jarrell

This is a recent acquisition of the Cleveland Museum of Art.  The artist is a local artist, and I believe he is still alive as of January 5 2019.  I don’t think it is currently on display as of this … Continue reading

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Yosemite Valley by Albert Bierstadt

I really noticed this painting about two years ago at the Cleveland Museum of Art.  It was so gorgeous.  I must buy the poster of this picture one day. I am posting two Cleveland Museum of Art pictures a month … Continue reading

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Matrix Series: Catenary Ellipsoid by Brent Kee Young

This is an American born artist with an interest in geometry and calculus.  He wanted to know if form can be defined only by light and line. What do you think?  Does he succeed? This can be found at the … Continue reading

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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.  

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