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Edward Hopper, Artist

Posted by on Mar 30, 2012 in Artists, Featured | 0 comments

One of the greatest American artists of the twentieth century, Edward Hopper is also one of the least appreciated, at least by the public....

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Artist: Jackson Pollock

Posted by on Jan 2, 2011 in Artists | 0 comments

  Rarely has there been an artist as admired and simultaneously dismissed as Jackson Pollock. An abstract expressionist, Pollock...

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The Arts: Andy Warhol

Posted by on Sep 21, 2010 in Artists | 0 comments

I don’t think Andy Warhol would like being remembered as “The Campbell’s Soup Can Guy.” Or the guy who said that...

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The Arts: Jasper Johns

Posted by on Feb 5, 2010 in Artists, The Arts | 0 comments

Abstract expressionism dominated the American art scene in the early fifties, a style Jasper Johns never identified with. He went in...

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The Arts: Andrew Wyeth

Posted by on Dec 2, 2009 in Artists, The Arts | 1 comment

“The Painter of the People.” Some artists would recoil from that reputation, fearing it describes someone like Thomas Kincaid....

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The Arts: O. Winston Link

Posted by on Oct 13, 2009 in Artists, The Arts | 2 comments

Probably not a name you’re familiar with. But if you’ve seen his photography, you know what magic the man could work with a...

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The Arts: Georgia O'Keeffe

Posted by on Sep 28, 2009 in Artists, The Arts | 0 comments

When Georgia O’Keeffe first pursued her art, she found herself stifled by the demands of imitative realism, the style taught in art...

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The Arts: Ansel Adams

Posted by on Aug 10, 2009 in Artists, The Arts | 0 comments

It’s easy to appreciate the wonderful nature photography of Ansel Adams, its crisp focus, perfect contrast, and balanced composition....

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The Arts: Norman Rockwell

Posted by on Jun 12, 2009 in Artists, The Arts | 1 comment

Let’s get this over with first: Norman Rockwell is a serious artist. Sure, he created most of his works for commercial purposes. Yes,...

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The Arts: Roy Lichtenstein

Posted by on Jun 2, 2009 in Artists, The Arts | 0 comments

Artists see things differently than you and I. It may seem that capturing a realistic scene on canvas is the ultimate accomplishment, but...

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