I Appreciate Art

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    Johannes Vermeer

    His paintings are classic and simple. I enjoy viewing them over a period of time. Like the logo for this group. Simple yet classic. Also very famous. Its his most famous piece. 'The Procuress' self portrait. He began painting in 1653 and stopped around 1675. That's 334...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique
    7 Responses Dec 29, 2009

    Just The Fundamentals

    I look at art with face value. I appreciate the work, the details, the composition. These things are what stimulates our senses and draws our attention. They are what create the euphoria of experiencing the sight, the sounds the feel of art. Though so many feel a need to...
    zmajurazanog zmajurazanog
    18-21, M
    Feb 18, 2012

    Winslow Homer

    I was looking at my catalogue from the USPS and I saw there's a stamp by Winslow Homer. I liked the painting and have researched the net to find more.Winslow Homer 2.24.1836 - 9.29.1910 didn't receive formal art training. He did though apprentice as a commercial lithographer. In...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique
    5 Responses Jan 15, 2010

    Constantin Brancusi

    Thanks to Google Art (today's logo) I just learned about this sculpture who would have been 135 today. He was born in the village of Hobița Romania, Gorj, near Târgu Jiu, near the Carpathian Mountains, He began woodworking as his way to escape bullying from his father and...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique
    Feb 19, 2011

    A dear EP friend drew this self portrait of one

    of my avatars.Very talented, thank you Solojoe.
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    2 Responses Mar 8, 2015

    Toon Hertz

    Every so often I'll search the net for new artists. They may not really be new, just new to me. Recently I found some darkly yet intriguing images designed by Toon Hertz. I tried to find out info about this artist and there's very little available except that he lives in Belgium...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique
    5 Responses Apr 3, 2011
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