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03 Jan 2010, 6:03 am

Post your favorite paintings here. I prefer relatively unknown work, so please no very famous pictures, like Rembrandt's Nightwatch. This doesn't mean, however, that the painter isn't allowed to be famous. Just not the works that everybody already knows.

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"The Temptation of St Anthony" by Dominicus van Wijnen (17th Century).


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03 Jan 2010, 6:34 am

Allegorical Scene by same artist as above.

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Machinery by Charles Demuth:

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03 Jan 2010, 7:56 am

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Neil Jenney-I've seen this one IRL I don't think his work comes off as well in a photo. They are very large and I love that you can still see the canvas beneath the brushstrokes. He also does very tight work like this:

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I love looking at art so I really like this thread idea


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03 Jan 2010, 8:05 am

I imagine William Blake's work is pretty well known, huh? Not many people seem to like Otto Dix, so:

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03 Jan 2010, 8:33 am

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03 Jan 2010, 8:59 am

Wow! Who's that first painting's artist, Snazzlestick? The second looks like Klimt.


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03 Jan 2010, 9:00 am

It is Klimt!

The first one is by Kahlo :)


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03 Jan 2010, 9:44 am

I love Kahlo but Klimt always left me cold for some reason.
There's a now defunct magazine called The Sciences that was put out by The New York Academy of Sciences that always had a lot of cool artwork for illustrations. I kept the magazines and found a few painters to show.

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April Gornick
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Harvey Dinnerstein
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Al Held
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Peter Zokosky

When I went to art school in the late 70's and early 80's, representational work with literary content was frowned upon. Everything was a big field painting.


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