Saturday, November 20, 2010

"Threshing Wheat" by Thomas Hart Benton

Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) was an American painter and muralist. He was part of the Regionalist art movement, a type of American scene painting which was popular in the 30's.

This painting, "Threshing Wheat" was painted in 1938-39 and from what I can find, is in the Swope Art Museum in Terre Haute, Indiana.

Threshing Wheat


Threshing Wheat

Art Print


Benton, Thomas...


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Thursday, November 18, 2010

Art.com Announces the New French Museum Collection

Art.com has just announced the New French Museum Collection. Some of the world's most famous works of art are now available as museum quality reproductions. These are only available in North America through Art.com.

View the New French Museum Collection here.

The collection is also available in the U.K., Germany and France through Allposters.

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This collection includes over 100,000 works of art from over 10,000 artists! Featured museums include The Louvre, Musée D'Orsay and Versailles, with artists such as Cézanne, Gauguin, Monet and Delacroix. This is very exciting! I can't wait to delve into all this beautiful art! Enjoy!

Thursday, September 16, 2010

"The Kiss" by Gustav Klimt

While on the subject of Gustav Klimt, here is "The Kiss", which is probably his most famous painting. It was painted around 1907-1908 and was painted with oils and gold leaf on canvas.

The Kiss, c.1907


The Kiss, c.1907

Art Print


Klimt, Gustav


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"Forest of Beech Trees" by Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt was an Austrian painter who lived from 1862-1918. Klimt is very popular and probably more well-known for his paintings of the female body. I love the colors and texture of this particular painting.

Forest of Beech Trees, c.1903


Forest of Beech Trees, c.1903

Art Print


Klimt, Gustav


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Saturday, July 31, 2010

"Tile Art 1" by Mark Lawrence

This is a gorgeous photographic print by Christian artist, Mark Lawrence. His beautiful abstract paintings are inspired by scripture, some of which are digitally infused with the actual Bible verses. This is fascinating and since I don't know much about that, here is a link from his website which explains it.

Mark Lawrence - Painting with Light Technique

Tile Art 1




Tile Art 1

Photographic Print


Lawrence, Mark


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Friday, June 4, 2010

"Mysterious French Quarter" by Diane Millsap

Diane Millsap is one of my favorite artists who paints one of my favorite places - New Orleans. Her paintings capture the ambiance of New Orleans. You can feel the heat, hear the music and taste the food of this great city through her art!

Mysterious French Quarter




Mysterious French Quarter

Giclee Print


Millsap, Diane


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Saturday, May 22, 2010

"Koi with Japanese Maple Leaf" by Michael Creese

American painter, Michael Creese, is another of my new favorite artists. He is an oil painter, working in the impasto style and creates beautiful, colorful paintings. His koi paintings are among my favorites.

Koi with Japanese Maple Leaf




Koi with Japanese Maple Leaf

Giclee Print


Creese, Michael


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Tuesday, March 9, 2010

"The Tulip Garden" by Gayle Faucette Wisbon

Ok, so this is my own print on Allposters, but I love it! It's one of my favorite paintings. The original painting was sold, but Allposters has it available as a giclée print in two sizes.

The Tulip Garden




The Tulip Garden

Giclee Print


Wisbon, Gayle


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Wednesday, February 24, 2010

"Monhegan Island II" by Gretchen Dow Simpson

In the early eighties, I attended some painting workshops on Monhegan Island, Maine. What a magical place! I love this print of a painting by Rhode Island artist, Gretchen Dow Simpson. It completely captures the feeling of Monhegan.

Monhegan Island II




Monhegan Island II

Art Print


Simpson, Gretchen...


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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

"Spring Flair I" by Fasani

I fell in love with this painting by Fasani. Unfortunately, I have not been able to find out any information about this artist. If anyone knows anything about the artist, please feel free to add a comment.

Spring Flair I




Spring Flair I

Art Print


, Fasani


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Sunday, January 10, 2010

"Flower Seller, 1926" by Diego Rivera

Diego Rivera is one of my favorite artists and I love this painting. I used to have this poster in my home. I may just have to buy another one someday.

Flower Seller, 1926




Flower Seller, 1926

Art Print


Rivera, Diego


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Saturday, January 2, 2010

"Afternoon Light in Tuscany" by Carol Jessen

What a gorgeous painting by San Francisco artist, Carol Jessen. I love paintings of Tuscany, a place I have never been, but look forward to visiting one of these days.

Afternoon Light in Tuscany




Afternoon Light in Tuscany

Art Print


Jessen, Carol


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