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Cakes by Wayne Thiebaud, 1963.
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Cakes by Wayne Thiebaud, 1963.
|by Anonymous||reply 113||20 hours ago|
Death and the Maiden by Marianne Stokes
|by Anonymous||reply 1||04/18/2021|
My living room, 1996.
|by Anonymous||reply 2||04/18/2021|
Any painting by Ingres. The man was a genius.
|by Anonymous||reply 3||04/18/2021|
Cakes - the official favorite painting of fat whores everywhere!
|by Anonymous||reply 4||04/18/2021|
Excellent choice, R1. Thanks.
I love Ingre's paintings too, R3. The Princess de Broglie is one of my favorite paintings of all time.
|by Anonymous||reply 5||04/18/2021|
Anything by Henry Scott Tuke
|by Anonymous||reply 6||04/18/2021|
Empress Eugenie by Franz Winterhalter
|by Anonymous||reply 7||04/18/2021|
Very beautiful, R1
|by Anonymous||reply 8||04/18/2021|
Office at Night by Edward Hopper
|by Anonymous||reply 9||04/18/2021|
Dominicans in Feathers.
Always makes me chuckle when I see it.
|by Anonymous||reply 10||04/18/2021|
Dadd's The Fairy Feller's Master Stroke.
|by Anonymous||reply 11||04/18/2021|
Bad Boy by Eric Fischl
|by Anonymous||reply 12||04/18/2021|
r9 - oh, my! It appears Edward Hopper was a butt man!
I don't think I could possibly pick just one, but here's a lovely sensual piece. Judy looks lost in a haze. Guess he liked getting head.
|by Anonymous||reply 13||04/18/2021|
Untitled by Jean-Michel Basquiat
|by Anonymous||reply 14||04/18/2021|
Stone City by Grant Wood.
|by Anonymous||reply 15||04/18/2021|
R11's choice - The Fairy Feller's Master Stroke by Richard Dadd
|by Anonymous||reply 16||04/19/2021|
Interior of a Dominican Convent in Madrid by Delacroix
The painting depicts an imaginary scene taking place in the 16th century in the Palace of Justice in Rouen, in which a monk is dragged before the Bishop of Madrid for rebelling against his orders.
|by Anonymous||reply 17||04/19/2021|
|by Anonymous||reply 18||04/19/2021|
The Dancer Anita Berber by Otto Dix. She had a wild life. There is a great biography of her called The Seven Addictions and Five Professions of Anita Berber. If I could go back to any period of time, it would be Berlin during the Weimar area. So much great art created during that era.
|by Anonymous||reply 19||04/19/2021|
Any of Degas’s ballerina paintings, they give me goosebumps & just overall feeling of serenity.
|by Anonymous||reply 20||04/19/2021|
Ingres' work is lovely. I was taught that he had a cleft lip or something and wanted to perfect the world in painting. He kinda did.
|by Anonymous||reply 21||04/19/2021|
I do like Britain's favourite painting too, The Fighting Temeraire.
Turner does beautiful skies.
|by Anonymous||reply 22||04/19/2021|
Altdorfer's The Battle of Alexander at Issus (1529). That blue sky and extraordinary detail are mesmerizing. Photos never do it justice. Well worth the flight to Berlin. (Not that a flight to Berlin needs an excuse.)
|by Anonymous||reply 23||04/19/2021|
The greatest masterpiece ever!
|by Anonymous||reply 24||04/19/2021|
Anything by Franz Kline.
|by Anonymous||reply 25||04/19/2021|
I love that painting, R22, and another Turner painting I first saw on DL: Rain, Steam and Speed - The Great Western Railway.
The Battle of Alexander at Issus is another favorite. I can't imagine how long it took to paint that kind of detail.
Hopper paintings are always intriguing for their eerie, bleak atmosphere. Thanks, R9. I've never seen that one.
|by Anonymous||reply 26||04/19/2021|
Burton's "The meeting on the turret stairs"
|by Anonymous||reply 27||04/19/2021|
Declaration of Love by Jean François de Troy
|by Anonymous||reply 28||04/19/2021|
IP I do love Rain, Speed and Steam.
Steam traction must have been so new. Again Turner captures the scene beautifully.
|by Anonymous||reply 29||04/19/2021|
Lots of love for Rococo here. I’m not complaining, I love it too.
|by Anonymous||reply 30||04/20/2021|
3 out of 30 posts is a lot of Rococo? You don't say.
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|by Anonymous||reply 32||04/20/2021|
[quote]Steam traction must have been so new. Again Turner captures the scene beautifully.
I wonder if the painting was considered very radical at the time and got a lot of negative reaction when first exhibited.
|by Anonymous||reply 33||04/20/2021|
How very dare you!
|by Anonymous||reply 34||04/20/2021|
Anything David Hockney
|by Anonymous||reply 35||04/20/2021|
You all have great taste in paintings.
Well, all except R18 and R24.
From 'The Tomb of the Diver':
|by Anonymous||reply 36||04/20/2021|
The Last Supper
|by Anonymous||reply 37||04/20/2021|
If it came down to just one painting to live with for the rest of my life, or would have to be this Zurbaran Still Life from the Norton Simon.
|by Anonymous||reply 38||04/20/2021|
I like L.S. Lowry's works. They're primitive certainly and all much the same. But nothing represents the grimness of English factory town life so well.
|by Anonymous||reply 39||04/20/2021|
R38, that is beautiful
|by Anonymous||reply 40||04/20/2021|
The Sleepwalking Lady Macbeth, by Henry Fuseli. It's in the Louvre.
|by Anonymous||reply 41||04/20/2021|
Red Rug Still Life by Jonas Wood.
|by Anonymous||reply 42||04/20/2021|
Pallas Athena - Rembrandt
|by Anonymous||reply 43||04/20/2021|
The Lowry in Manchester, England is a lovely gallery to visit.
|by Anonymous||reply 44||04/21/2021|
I've said it before, I'll say it again - the best painting of all time is "The Woodcutter" by José Ferraz de Almeida Júnior.
|by Anonymous||reply 45||04/21/2021|
The Swing by Fragonard
|by Anonymous||reply 46||04/21/2021|
I like Fragonard, too
|by Anonymous||reply 47||04/21/2021|
Frida Kahlo is sooooo overdone but The Love Embrace of the Universe is one of the best representations of how clear it is that Mother Earth feeds all humankind and MUST be protected at all costs.
|by Anonymous||reply 48||04/21/2021|
Fragonard is the standard when it comes to Rococo painting. It’s also so fun and beautiful. I like how her shoe has flown off in The Swing.
|by Anonymous||reply 49||04/21/2021|
I know, done to death. But who doesn’t love Madame X, by Singer-Sargent? And please don’t tell me this is what inspired Madonna.
|by Anonymous||reply 50||04/21/2021|
I prefer this Madame X
|by Anonymous||reply 51||04/21/2021|
|by Anonymous||reply 52||04/21/2021|
Wanderer Above the Sea Fog
|by Anonymous||reply 53||04/21/2021|
Now THAT is art, R52. Excellent choice.
|by Anonymous||reply 54||04/21/2021|
Rudolf Schlichter - "Lady With Red Scarf" / "Speedy With the Moon" I saw this in an exhibit once and was just completely captivated by her expression.
|by Anonymous||reply 55||04/21/2021|
Marguerite Kelsey by Meredith Frampton
|by Anonymous||reply 56||04/22/2021|
I like the Cakes.
Mine is probably.....
|by Anonymous||reply 57||04/22/2021|
I can’t believe none of you have mentioned this luminous masterpiece.
|by Anonymous||reply 58||04/22/2021|
Boy With Cat by Renoir
|by Anonymous||reply 59||04/22/2021|
Wow R59 never saw that and love it.
|by Anonymous||reply 60||04/22/2021|
Anything by Jasper DeKimmel
|by Anonymous||reply 61||04/22/2021|
Thank you for your post, R58. Aren't there any other threads that interest you more? I've clicked on f/f to show my appreciation.
|by Anonymous||reply 62||04/23/2021|
“Les raboteurs de parquet“ is the most powerful painting I’ve seen in person. The sense of stress and movement in it is very striking.
|by Anonymous||reply 63||04/23/2021|
|by Anonymous||reply 64||04/23/2021|
|by Anonymous||reply 65||04/23/2021|
Currently: Fallen Angel by Alexandre Cabanel
|by Anonymous||reply 66||04/23/2021|
Tonight, on the Night Gallery....
|by Anonymous||reply 67||04/23/2021|
R63. I concur, it’s unforgettable
|by Anonymous||reply 68||04/23/2021|
Hard to pick a favorite but seeing the entire Borghese gallery collection is an experience I will never forget. Highly recommended to anyone who is ever in Rome.
|by Anonymous||reply 69||04/23/2021|
Edit: Meant to say that this painting is probably my favorite from the borghese gallery. Breathtaking in person.
|by Anonymous||reply 70||04/23/2021|
Fragonard's The Swing is in the incredible Wallace Collection in London. I was most surprised by how small the painting is, only about 2' x 2' & 6".
The small museum also has several rococo masterpieces by Watteau and Lancret. A must-see when in London.
|by Anonymous||reply 71||04/23/2021|
For those interested in Fragonard, especially if you are in the US, the Frick collection has moved into the old Breuer Whitney building while the mansion is being renovated for the next few years. It is the first time to see the Fragonards, the best collection in the United States, isolated as individual works of art as opposed to being components in the room design. Items from the Frick collection rarely, if ever, leave the building so it’s a unique opportunity to see them somewhere different, if only a few blocks away.
|by Anonymous||reply 72||04/23/2021|
The week after I began piano lessons, I was at MOMA. When I saw this I saw myself. I visited this painting dozens of times, and was anxious to see where it was chosen to live after the museum’s redesign. It was so great to see it again! . I appreciated the large painting even more in different light and volume of space.
|by Anonymous||reply 73||04/23/2021|
R63, that painting is stunning.
For me, it's anything by Chagall.
Lovers in The Red Sky is my current favorite.
|by Anonymous||reply 74||04/23/2021|
R67, on the left, 'Silent Snow, Secret Snow.' On the right, 'The Flip Side of Satan.' Both paintings by Tom Wright.
|by Anonymous||reply 75||04/23/2021|
When I was young I thought Rockwell a syrupy hack,but now that Ive gotten older I see the sheer beauty in his work. This is one of my favorites and Ive stared at it 100s of times. It makes me cry every time.
|by Anonymous||reply 76||04/23/2021|
I like the Bronzino in the Frick. Lodovico Capponi. Bronzino painted handsome boys (Lodovico is homely) and lovely paintings (this one is kind of sickly) but this one always stuck with me from when I saw it as a boy and I got to see it often at period in my life. So I guess its my favorite. I never studied it, like I did other paintings.
|by Anonymous||reply 77||04/23/2021|
Princess Augusta by Thomas Gainsborough
|by Anonymous||reply 78||04/23/2021|
Poet Mary Robinson by George Romney
|by Anonymous||reply 79||04/23/2021|
Thanks for posting. These are beautiful.
|by Anonymous||reply 80||04/23/2021|
Riemerschmid “countryside” gives me all the feels. Well, not all, but a lot.
|by Anonymous||reply 81||04/24/2021|
On the Heights, Charles Courtney Curran
|by Anonymous||reply 82||04/24/2021|
R74, your painting reminds me of Chagall's Lovers Among Lilacs, which I also like.
Thanks, R48 and R55. Very memorable paintings I've never seen before.
|by Anonymous||reply 83||04/24/2021|
Nobody's mentioned any pre-Raphaelites yet. Maybe too mushy and romantic for most? Burne-Jones is my favorite.
|by Anonymous||reply 84||04/25/2021|
I LOVE that, R6. I've never even heard of him until now. I will definitely be purchasing a print, and looking into his life & work. Thank you.
|by Anonymous||reply 85||04/25/2021|
I love these paris street sceneswith snow. You really feel the bleak cold in a usually beautiful city. By Armand Marie Guerin
|by Anonymous||reply 86||04/25/2021|
Sunday at the Church of Saint-Philippe-du-Roule by Jean Béraud
|by Anonymous||reply 87||04/26/2021|
Winter Scene in Moonlight by Henry Farrer
|by Anonymous||reply 88||04/26/2021|
American Impressionist John Henry Twachtman was one of the greatest interpreter of painted snow, very hard to do and they do not really hold up well in reproduction. They are best admired firsthand.
|by Anonymous||reply 89||04/26/2021|
Lullaby II by Frank Moore
Here's the Whitney Museum's description:
Painter and AIDS activist Frank Moore created two paintings based on the theme of the lullaby: Lullaby I and Lullaby II. While both are surreal images centered on a crisp, white-linen covered bed whose white sheets become a vast landscape, the former depicts a herd of tiny buffalo amid snowflakes while the latter shows polar bears feeding on fish. Instead of portraying the bed solely as a site of sickness and death—as many artists did during the AIDS crisis—Moore here imbues it with a multiplicity of references, from the innocence and fantasy of childhood to the state of environmental degradation in America. Indeed, the bleak, wintry vision of Lullaby II may reflect Moore’s belief that the AIDS epidemic and the ecological crisis were intimately related. As he stated, “I believe you cannot have healthy people in an unhealthy environment and you can’t have a healthy environment where unhealthy—greedy, exploitative—people predominate.”
|by Anonymous||reply 90||04/26/2021|
Is Monet the one with the garden in Normandy? If yes, I love “the port at la havre”.. I have a really good copy and decorated my living room to compliment the painting.
|by Anonymous||reply 91||04/26/2021|
R90 Thanks for sharing, despite knowing his work I wasn’t familiar with those two. I wonder though if he took inspiration from an early work by Felix Gonzales-Torres, who in 1991 posted 24 billboards around NYC of an empty bed as an elegy to dead lover?
|by Anonymous||reply 92||04/26/2021|
Thanks for introducing me to a new artist, R92. Maybe he was the inspiration for the Lullaby paintings.
I just came across Moore recently for the first time when I was going through the Whitney's collection online.
|by Anonymous||reply 93||04/27/2021|
R93 Wonderful, if you’ve been to the Whitney Museum then you’ve seen one of his pieces without actually knowing it. The light sculpture hanging in the stairwell is by him.
|by Anonymous||reply 94||04/27/2021|
[quote]American Impressionist John Henry Twachtman was one of the greatest interpreter of painted snow
American Impressionist Edward Redfield was another.
|by Anonymous||reply 95||04/27/2021|
The Northern visions of Lawren Harris.
|by Anonymous||reply 96||04/27/2021|
Very cool, R94. The Met and the Frick Collection are the only museums I've been to in New York. I will check out the Whitney if I go again.
Portrait of a Young Woman by Botticelli
|by Anonymous||reply 97||04/27/2021|
"The Forgotten Guards" by Yannis Tsaroychis.
|by Anonymous||reply 98||04/28/2021|
Oh wow, R98. Now THAT is hot. Thanks.
|by Anonymous||reply 99||04/28/2021|
|by Anonymous||reply 100||04/29/2021|
Still Life with Poppy by Otto Marseus van Schrieck
Not just a pretty picture. There's a menacing snake at the base of the poppy.
|by Anonymous||reply 101||05/02/2021|
Pleiades by Elihu Vedder
|by Anonymous||reply 102||05/02/2021|
Queen Elizabeth I - unknown artist. National Portrait Gallery, London
|by Anonymous||reply 103||05/02/2021|
I love that one of Elizabeth I, R103. She had a lot of good portraits. She was a master of image and propaganda.
|by Anonymous||reply 104||05/03/2021|
Very true, R104. It's a very pretty portrait. I like the curve of the edge of the cape on the right side. The inability of the artist to depict the human body in a completely realistic way (ie. the stiffness and stylization) is part of its charm, though the very thin torso is a bit distracting. I was looking at John Singer Sargent's portrait of Henry James on the NPG's website and just happened to come across this painting.
|by Anonymous||reply 105||05/03/2021|
Lady Dog Lizard by James Rosenquist
|by Anonymous||reply 106||05/04/2021|
The Prophetess Libuse by Vitezlav Karel Masek
|by Anonymous||reply 107||05/04/2021|
|by Anonymous||reply 108||05/04/2021|
forgot the link
|by Anonymous||reply 109||05/04/2021|
Speaking of Elizabeth I, this short video shows how miniature portraits were made, and although the thumbnail is not her, another one shown is of her and is magnificent. There’s a fascinating way they got the rubies to sparkle on the portrait too.
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|by Anonymous||reply 111||a day ago|
R96, OMG is that North?! We've been hearing so much about North.
|by Anonymous||reply 112||a day ago|
Léon Joseph Florentin Bonnat, Self-portrait, age 22, circa. 1855
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