Tag Archives: Art

they can seem like magic

Excerpted from The Power of Persuasion:  How We’re Bought and Sold by Robert V. Levine, ©2003: Matisse, it was said, could create any color in a painting without touching the color itself. All he asked was to control the colors around it. Similarly, look closely at a Van Gogh or a Monet or virtually any …

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Day and Night

Scanned from The Catholic Worker, August/September 2019 It looks like a different view of Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night

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Red In Tension

Red In Tension by Barbara Hepworth,1941

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With Those Who

Scanned from Catholic Worker, June/July 2019

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Twilight

Twilight by Maxfield Parrish, 1935 Parrish’s paintings are large, typically about 1/2 to 2/3 scale, and up close you can see that the final work is almost a collage of earlier works.  Many features have been carefully (and literally) cut-and-pasted from other canvases. If you ever get the opportunity to see his art in person, …

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Angels

I haven’t been able to track down the name of the artist.  I’m still looking.

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Leaf

Leaf by Yayoi Kusama  

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Wobbly Cup

I do like this cup.  It’s by artist Takeshi Yasuda, and you can get it for $125 at GoldMarkArt.com. Coffee not included.

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Kindness

Paul Leunig is on the web HERE.

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Are you?

I’m jealous of places with interesting graffiti.  Our local vandals never seem to move beyond phallic symbols and the F-Word.

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Night Feast

Night Feast by Paul Klee, 1921

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Profiles in Courage

Digital artwork by Joe Casanova

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