kutxx:

2.
Arshile Gorky
Nighttime, Enigma and Nostalgia
1932, ink, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

"Drawing is the basis of art. A bad painter cannot draw. But one who draws well can always paint." -Arshile Gorky
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kutxx:

2.

Arshile Gorky

Nighttime, Enigma and Nostalgia

1932, ink, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

"Drawing is the basis of art. A bad painter cannot draw. But one who draws well can always paint." -Arshile Gorky

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impressionsonmymind:

Camille Pissarro, Louveciennes, Route de Saint-Germain, 1872, watercolor over black chalk

Just lovely. 
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impressionsonmymind:

Camille Pissarro, Louveciennes, Route de Saint-Germain, 1872, watercolor over black chalk

Just lovely. 

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archives-dada:

Man Ray, The Father Of Mona Lisa, 1967, Photomechanical reproduction mounted on fiberboard, with cigar, plastic, metal foil, glass, and metal in painted wood frame, 18 x 13 5/8 x 2 5/8 in. (45.7 x 34.6 x 6.7 cm), Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection

Cigar and all. This is awesome. 
More art history. 

archives-dada:

Man Ray, The Father Of Mona Lisa, 1967, Photomechanical reproduction mounted on fiberboard, with cigar, plastic, metal foil, glass, and metal in painted wood frame, 18 x 13 5/8 x 2 5/8 in. (45.7 x 34.6 x 6.7 cm),
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection

Cigar and all. This is awesome. 

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Are you ready for Hannah Holliday Stewart: The Movie? A Houston production company is in town taking footage for a potential documentary! We want to thank everyone for the HUGE response this show has received. Hannah’s story has taken flight again, and it’s headed for the stars! #art #artgram #instaart #artworld #artgallery #gallerylife #santafe #santafenm #houston #houstontx #texas #texasartists #houstonchronicle #newmexico #newmexicotrue #canyonroad #canyongram (at Matthews Gallery)

Are you ready for Hannah Holliday Stewart: The Movie? A Houston production company is in town taking footage for a potential documentary! We want to thank everyone for the HUGE response this show has received. Hannah’s story has taken flight again, and it’s headed for the stars! #art #artgram #instaart #artworld #artgallery #gallerylife #santafe #santafenm #houston #houstontx #texas #texasartists #houstonchronicle #newmexico #newmexicotrue #canyonroad #canyongram (at Matthews Gallery)

"The human form is the intrinsic architecture of our experience and is immediately familiar as a common, yet universal, reference point." -Jamie Chase ~ Read more of his artist statement for ‘POV’ on our blog today. www.matthewsgalleryblog.com #art #artists #artistprocess #artiststudio #figurative #figure #artworld #pointofview #perception #artquote #artinspiration #artgallery #gallerylife #artgram #instaart #santafe #santafenm #newmexico #newmexicogram #canyonroad #canyongram  (at Matthews Gallery)

"The human form is the intrinsic architecture of our experience and is immediately familiar as a common, yet universal, reference point." -Jamie Chase ~ Read more of his artist statement for ‘POV’ on our blog today. www.matthewsgalleryblog.com #art #artists #artistprocess #artiststudio #figurative #figure #artworld #pointofview #perception #artquote #artinspiration #artgallery #gallerylife #artgram #instaart #santafe #santafenm #newmexico #newmexicogram #canyonroad #canyongram (at Matthews Gallery)

One generation, women sculptors. 

Louise Nevelson, Maquette for Night Wall VI, 1977-1979

Louise Bourgeois, Paddle Woman, 1947

Hannah Holliday Stewart, Ockum’s Razor, 1980s

Art and life. The models for Grant Wood’s ‘American Gothic.’ 
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Art and life. The models for Grant Wood’s ‘American Gothic.’ 

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"Why must art be static? You look at an abstraction, sculptured or painted, an entirely exciting arrangement of planes, spheres, nuclei, entirely without meaning. It would be perfect, but it is always still. The next step in sculpture is motion."

Alexander Calder 

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listergallery:

"Girl with a Pearl Earring at The Frick"
http://www.adamlistergallery.com/small-print-girl-with-a-pearl-at-the-frick.html

8-bit fun from Adam Lister! 
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listergallery:

"Girl with a Pearl Earring at The Frick"

http://www.adamlistergallery.com/small-print-girl-with-a-pearl-at-the-frick.html

8-bit fun from Adam Lister! 

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concerto4art-and-education:

Self Portrait
Paul Gaugin, 1885
Kimbell Art Museum

Gauguin looks like he needs some Dayquil. More on the long-suffering artist. 

concerto4art-and-education:

Self Portrait

Paul Gaugin, 1885

Kimbell Art Museum

Gauguin looks like he needs some Dayquil. More on the long-suffering artist.