Category Archives: Art

Through the Fishbowl

  (Click image to imbiggen) I love the perspective on this, and the attention to detail– the fish are reflected on the water’s surface!

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What’s That?

(Click Image to Imbiggen) Man Looking At Something by L.S. Lowry, 1962

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Cubes

  This is one of those images that has been posted and reposted for so long that the original artist’s credit has been lost. It’s a shame, because it’s a clever idea.  It’s surprising how many foods are recognizable from a small sample of color and pattern.

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Web

 I found the image below posted without credit, and was unable to locate the artist’s name.  It’s a pity, because a spider web is not an easy thing to draw accurately.  I can tell the artist spent some time looking before picking up a pen and creating:

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We’ll see what we find…

  I don’t know what the source is for that painting.  I’m guessing 60s or 70s pulp fiction. But I couldn’t look at that without thinking of this: Full lyrics HERE.

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Manhattan

  (clicking imbiggens) Manhattan Midnight by Ellison Hoover,1945

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Just Something Silly I Did:

 I saw this graphic from a 1954 toothpaste advertisement: And added vampire fangs:

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Perspective

What I love about this perspective of this painting by Angela McKay is that the viewer doesn’t just look at the mountains, we actually inhabit the body and become an Indian looking at the Himalayas.

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Stop!

And that reminded me of this:  Full lyrics HERE.

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4

  (click to imbiggen) Just four colors and simple shapes, but the artist created a whole little scenario that plays out in the user’s head.

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Just A Thing

  Butt Poems by J. Smith is on the web HERE.

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Cosy Mathermatical Sense of Wellbeing

 Eve Babitz on writing and art (source): In the tenth grade I took a test and got the highest grade in the city in grammar. I had learned the kind of cosy mathematical sense of wellbeing you can derive from a parsed sentence. I liked the way a sentence looked all Royal Familyed up with …

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