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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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Atalanta Vase by Douris

Douris was a famous and prolific vase painter in ancient Greece.  I saw this vase in a tour in the Cleveland Museum of Art.  The tour guide explained that art historians love Douris because he signed his works and he … Continue reading

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Assumption of the Virgin Annibale Carracci

According to Wikipedia, Carracci was one of the founders of the Baroque style.  Baroque painters wanted their paintings to have dynamism and a sense of life and action.  I certainly sense that in the figures of the apostles.

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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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Flying Ponies(Euclid Beach Park) by Carl Gaertner

I instantly connected with this picture.  This hangs in the modern art/local artist section at the Cleveland Museum of Art.  I had never heard of Carl Gaertner before but apparently he was a successful painter who lived in Cleveland.  This … Continue reading

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Risen Christ Triptych Peter Paul Rubens

Usually I post art that I like.  This is not one of those times. (image courtesy of Wikipedia.) Now I love Peter Paul Rubens’ art.  There is a sensuality in his paintings that is vastly different than chaste Renaissance paintings. … Continue reading

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Artist’s Garden in Argentuil by Claude Monet

I saw this painting in person a little over a year ago at the Cleveland Museum of Art as a part of the Impressionist series about the garden.  It was the first of three exhibits to kick off their centennial … Continue reading

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