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Archive for November, 2007

Georges Rouault – Clown

Friday, November 30th, 2007

Georges Rouault

Our latest addition to Artinthepicture.com is Fauvist/Expressionist painter Georges Rouault.

“…although people see themselves as kings, they are more accurately seen as clowns, each wearing their own masks to disguise themselves from their true nature.”

Georges Rouault

Calvin & Hobbes Snow Art

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

Calvin & Hobbes

Willem de Kooning – Woman III

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

Willem de Kooning - Woman III

I only recently noticed that Willem de Kooning had snuck into the most expensive paintings ever-list, so he really needed his own spot at Artinthepicture.com. In November 2006 this painting sold for $ 137.500.000.

Andrew Wyeth – Wind from the Sea

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

Andrew Wyeth

Andrew Wyeth is the newest painter of the Artinthepicture.com art history club. His paintings can only be described as (often quite dark) Realism.

Richard Estes – Marbles

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

Photorealism, originally uploaded by Cosi88.

This actually is a painting. Photorealism one would call this.

Corrado Giaquinto – The Holy Spirit

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

Corrado Giaquinto

The latest addition to Artinthepicture.com is 18th century Rococo painter Corrado Giaquinto. Once the leading painter of the Rococo movement, Giaquinto now is perhaps the least well known artist of this movement.

Jan Steen – Dancing Couple on a Terrace

Monday, November 26th, 2007

Jan Steen

Congratulations to painter Jan Steen for a record price for one of his paintings. This one, “Dancing Couple on a Terrace” (original Dutch title: Dansend paar op een terras) sold for € 5.000.000 in the pAn Amsterdam auction.

Free and Uneasy: The First Year out

Monday, November 26th, 2007

This man was wrongfully convicted for rape and murder and is now free again. Take a look at the video to see how it makes him feel.

Louise Bourgeois – Maman

Sunday, November 25th, 2007

Invasion at Bilbao, originally uploaded by redcipolla.

At the Bilbao Guggenheim. At the moment there is an exhibition on this contemporary artist at the Tate Modern in London.

Dallas Museum of Art

Sunday, November 25th, 2007

PB240028.jpg, originally uploaded by Michael G. Baron.