The Community's Art Gallery

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By popular demand (well, gnome), a drawing I made in Pergamon:

https://s1.postimg.org/9gwegmzt7z/Perga ... _small.png

Thirty years ago… :(
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http://www.thalo.com/thumbnail/082412_7 ... 2240/o.jpg

Title is "Dirty White Trash (With Gulls)"
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Witness wrote:By popular demand (well, gnome), a drawing I made in Pergamon:

Thirty years ago… :(
That's lovely, Witness.

Thirty years ago, I was six years into my banking career and beginning to wish I'd stayed at school to study art and music. :)
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Oh, so you were a banksta… Well, the important point is getting out of it! :wink:

For your kind words, some oxalis growing in the moss on a beech tree (Swiss Jura):

https://s7.postimg.org/b0abbelgb/D_n_riaz_950730.png
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That's rather lovely, too.

Is this an Ent or a big nosed Jewish bastard called Abdul? ;)

https://i.imgur.com/XaZQxQ9.png
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Works by Alfred Kubin:

Some slightly
NSFW:
https://s8.postimg.org/7k7q5edpx/kubin-stolz-1899.jpg

https://s8.postimg.org/vnyhtr92d/tumblr ... 1_1280.jpg

https://preview.ibb.co/jPJFTR/alfred_ku ... _910_1.jpg

https://preview.ibb.co/hRsna6/557914891 ... ab_o_1.jpg

https://image.ibb.co/e8UB2m/alfred_kubi ... ferd_1.jpg

https://preview.ibb.co/d7cg2m/20120404_212009_1.jpg
Analogous to other painters/engravers of the period, e. g. Félicien Rops or Bruno Schulz (which could make other posts if someone is interested).
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Censorship.
Arthive wrote:Still too racy! Advertisements by Egon Schiele censored.

A series of advertisements showing Schiele’s graphically contorted bodies (with explicitly rendered private parts) didn’t make it past the critical eyes of those selling advertising space in Britain and Germany. The artworks had to be covered up.

According to a Vienna Tourist Board spokeswoman, Helena Hartlauer, Transport for London rejected the original images, citing trepidation about depicting genitals in public space.

It’s been nearly a century since the Austrian painter Egon Schiele died, but his art — charged with erotic energy and usually showing more than a little skin — still ruffles feathers.
[…]
In some ways, the no-nude attitudes abroad have been a blessing in disguise for Vienna’s campaign — since early November the Tourist Board has been highlighting images of the public ads with the hashtag #DerKunstihreFreiheit (#ToArtItsFreedom in English) on social media.
Slightly NSFW link.

https://s2.postimg.org/486i1577t/510282.jpg

And failed censorship.
NY Times wrote:Met Defends Suggestive Painting of Girl After Petition Calls for Its Removal

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will not remove a controversial painting by the French painter known as Balthus from public display.

The painting, entitled “Thérèse Dreaming” (1938), depicts a young girl in a suggestive pose that leaves her underwear visible.

An online petition containing over 8,000 signatures on Monday urged the museum to rethink its decision to include the painting in its offerings.

“Given the current climate around sexual assault and allegations that become more public each day, in showcasing this work for the masses, The Met is romanticizing voyeurism and the objectification of children,” it reads.

In reference to the museum’s decision, the Met’s chief communications officer, Ken Weine, said, “Moments such as this provide an opportunity for conversation, and visual art is one of the most significant means we have for reflecting on both the past and the present and encouraging the continuing evolution of existing culture through informed discussion and respect for creative expression.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/04/arts ... -girl.html

https://s2.postimg.org/kkl5485nt/05_Bal ... _Jumbo.jpg

Thérèse dreaming, 1938.
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She's got a very nice pussy.





What? Of course I'm referring to the cat!
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Photos by Stanley Kubrick:

https://s9.postimg.org/sgcly6gcf/Screen ... .15_PM.png

https://s9.postimg.org/4clu9z5m7/bfee11 ... tograp.jpg

https://s9.postimg.org/s3l7s40of/f44706 ... collag.jpg

https://s9.postimg.org/j8kdhmegv/arno_woman_bar.jpg

More: https://www.viddy-well.com/articles/kubrick-photography
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Do we know if these were staged?
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Some pics from my trip to the Raw Art Collection in Lausanne:

https://s9.postimg.org/99uv4s7j3/Montage1_Wit.jpg

https://s9.postimg.org/sey4ekorz/Montage2_Wit.jpg


In Lausanne too English is taking over:

https://s9.postimg.org/8kc2skzbj/Combinaison_Wit.jpg

Food was good, wine mediocre (a Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2013).
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Abdul Alhazred wrote:I suppose L'Art Brut is a "school" of art, as it might be Cubism or Dada?

And is the expression "l'art brut" slang for anything?
https://www.artbrut.ch/en_GB/art-brut/what-is-art-brut

Sometimes I wonder why I still bother with links. :(
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https://www.metmuseum.org/-/media/Image ... =988&w=988

https://www.metmuseum.org/art/metpublic ... archtype=F

:shock:
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↑ I'd like to see the skipped over parts… :wink:

New York Museums Conspire to Shut Out Meritorious Artists, Class Action Says

An iconoclastic New York artist and teacher is challenging several major New York museums for what he argues is an unlawful restraint of the market for contemporary art.

Plaintiff Robert Cenedella filed an antitrust class action lawsuit against five major art museums in New York City – the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and the New Museum of Contemporary Art.

He claims these museums conspire to exclude him and other artists in similar positions from the market for contemporary art both within the U.S. and abroad. On behalf of himself and his proposed Class, he is demanding an award of $100,000,000 – his valuation of the art that he says deserves to be given a proper shot at the art market.

Cendella has been a working artist and art teacher in New York for over four decades, according to this New York museums class action lawsuit. He has earned a reputation as a gadfly to the mainstream art community, constantly calling it out for its alleged obsession for money and fame. He was the subject of the 2016 documentary film “Art Bastard,” which tells the story of his career as a punchy misfit within the New York art scene.

Cendella says the five New York museums are at the core of a “closed system” of museums, galleries and markets. This system drives up the prices of art from only a select few artists, he says. The only artists able to enter this system are those represented by influential galleries, he says.

These galleries decisions are driven solely by interest in profitability and hype, Cenedella claims. He says this system shuts out a vast majority of artists creating meritorious contemporary work, denying them exposure and the living they would earn if their works were properly marketed.
https://topclassactions.com/lawsuit-set ... tion-says/

His site: http://www.rcenedellagallery.com/
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Witness wrote:↑ I'd like to see the skipped over parts… :wink:
What's to see?

https://i.imgur.com/RadSf.jpg
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Ben Edlund gave the classic "How to Draw The Tick":

https://i.redd.it/vrlebpuk21hx.jpg

--J.D.
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Perhaps you too will be amused by this rant:



Be aware that "Prager 'University'" is just a right-wing YT channel. And that the speaker produces this kind of art:

https://s9.postimg.org/9s0hsy5zj/Moonli ... orczak.jpg

:lmao: Hope we don't have to get back to that! :shock:

As for the Art Renewal Center he recommends, you can consult their decidedly pre-photographic production here: https://www.artrenewal.org/LivingArtist/Search.
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Sorry for the double post (corrected). The site slowed down, then got unresponsive about 9 hours ago, and I thought I hadn't effectively clicked:

https://s9.postimg.org/66vw1sj3j/SC_Down.png
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Well, "street art" (let's generously call it that) is even more repetitive and conformist than manga or fan-art. Never seen an interesting thought proclaimed (I specially look for political stuff, hopeless).
But it can sometimes be amusing:

https://s9.postimg.org/5ktljp3cv/nomerz ... 24x685.jpg

:oldman:
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https://s9.postimg.org/4q7z0abcf/jn60wvtt5jj01.jpg
Spoiler:
Entrance exam for an art school in China. :|
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Abdul Alhazred wrote:And only 3 get in, right? :)
I'd think the need more than that:
Mail Online wrote:The world's biggest art factory: Inside the Chinese village where thousands of artists recreate iconic paintings for sale overseas

– Dafen Oil Painting Village is a suburb of Shenzhen in China's Guangdong province
– Here artists produce up to 60 per cent of the total global volume of reproduction artworks
https://s9.postimg.org/tnl1fo827/articl ... 64x641.jpg

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... rseas.html (Lots of pics.)
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Kinetic sculpture (the point is made ~ 40 s):



Only 14?
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Stop-Motion Animation Created with 800+ Dry Plate Tintypes


Details about the process & the photographer: https://petapixel.com/2013/02/15/stop-m ... -tintypes/
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Iagonna post some stuff I collected
https://s19.postimg.cc/lalanr8gj/Coblinz0002.jpg

https://s19.postimg.cc/4mtsl8y9f/IMG_9568.jpg

Baroque Putti. Limewood? Traces of gesso all over it. It was probably part of a church decoration, maybe an annunciation or something similar. Italian? late 17th c.? Maybe thru mid 18th? About 24" overall
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ScreenShot376.jpg
A little Art History humor for you.
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I like these putti, especially the smug second one, clearly up to nothing good! :mrgreen:

Which reminded me of digital drawings I made (from crappy photos) and had completely forgotten.

A putto from a church:

https://i.imgur.com/PZKE3Re.jpg

And a medieval gargoyle from a museum:

https://i.imgur.com/6eLnDOh.jpg
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Civil War Reenactments Photographed with a Large Format Pinhole Camera
https://i.imgur.com/knp518k.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/SsQfUiW.jpg

Today's Muricans appear a bit more… roundish than on contemporary pictures:

https://i.imgur.com/YuFCF1t.jpg

:mrgreen:

More pics & details: https://petapixel.com/2013/02/14/civil- ... le-camera/
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Abdul Alhazred wrote:The ever reenacted the facial hair correctly. :coolspecs:
But did they get the pubic hair?
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My latest masterpiece...

https://i.imgur.com/dlien7h.jpg
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I'd get bored.
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Manchester Art Gallery wrote:Presenting the female body: Challenging a Victorian fantasy

Following a fantastic response to its seven day absence – both at the gallery itself and on-line – Waterhouse’s masterpiece Hylas and the Nymphs returned to public display at Manchester Art Gallery over the weekend.

The painting – part of the gallery’s highly prized collection of Pre-Raphaelite works – was temporarily removed from display as part of a project the gallery is working on with the artist Sonia Boyce, in the build-up to a solo exhibition of her work at the gallery opening on 23 March 2018. Boyce’s work is all about bringing people together in different situations to see what happens. The painting’s short term removal from public view was the result of a ‘take-over’ of some of the gallery’s public spaces by a wide range of gallery users and artists on Friday January 26th.

The event was conceived by Boyce to bring different meanings and interpretations of paintings from the gallery’s collection into focus, and into life. The evening included a series of performances, all filmed by Boyce’s team, addressing issues of race, gender, and sexuality, culminating in the careful, temporary removal of the Waterhouse painting. In its place, notices were put up inviting responses to this action that would inform how the painting would be shown and contextualized when it was rehung. In the course of this last week the space where the painting was has become filled with post-it notes from individuals wanting to contribute to the discussion.

Hylas was chosen because the painting has been a barometer of public taste since it was painted in 1896 and continues to be so.

Since its removal, the painting and its temporary absence from the gallery has captured the attention of thousands of people not just in Manchester but everywhere, and in so doing has opened up a wider global debate about representation in art and how works of art are interpreted and displayed.
http://manchesterartgallery.org/blog/pr ... n-fantasy/

Slightly
NSFW:
https://i.imgur.com/AW4tker.jpg
At the link you'll see them getting an enormous amount of flak (what they call "capturing the attention"), which makes for an interesting read, IMO.


The Boyce lady:

https://i.imgur.com/vZXZjzT.jpg
https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesig ... -interview

And what she replaced poor Hylas with:

https://i.imgur.com/3KCuNMG.jpg

:mrgreen:
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David Douglas Duncan, a friend of Picasso, died at 102 – ripe old age for a war photographer. (Or for anybody…)

https://i.imgur.com/zZV515E.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/8K6nLuL.jpg

Small gallery: http://time.com/3735936/david-douglas-duncan/
Bigger one: http://www.hrc.utexas.edu/exhibitions/web/ddd/gallery/
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For once I was out at day ( :shock: ). Noise! People! Bustle! Heat! And there's no challenge in taking pictures. Here's one:

https://i.imgur.com/WhTVOH0.jpg
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↑ Nice find, sums it up.
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https://i.imgur.com/P8pzhl7.jpg
Spoiler:
https://yourshot.nationalgeographic.com ... /12201988/
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↑ Beautiful!

Needs a sound proof:



Remember the Froggies were horrified by these barbaric Italian instruments coming over the Alps! :mrgreen:
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That's the sound they preferred:



Couldn't resist derailing the thread. :oops:
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Yes, way to pollute the art gallery with art.