Warning: ob_start(): non-static method sem_google_analytics::track_links() should not be called statically in /home/artinth/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/sem-google-analytics/sem-google-analytics.php on line 178

Archive for November, 2007

Art Gallery of NSW (Australia)

Sunday, November 18th, 2007

Looking at European art, originally uploaded by LemonSunrise.

The problem with museums is the complete overload of information you receive. It is just impossible to thoroughly enjoy and appreciate most works in one visit. They should add a one-painting-only-ticket.

Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Saturday, November 17th, 2007

Jeff Koons – Diamond (Blue)

Friday, November 16th, 2007

DSC_0014.JPG, originally uploaded by dietrich.

This sculpture by contemporary artist Jeff Koons sold for about $ 3.500.000 in the Christie’s auction of postmodern and contemporary art. I also found this pink diamond from the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.

Mark Rothko at Museum of Modern Art (Mexico City)

Thursday, November 15th, 2007

Rothko, originally uploaded by line32.

Congratulations to Mark Rothko whose painting “Untitled” (Red, Orange, Blue) sold for $ 34.200.000 in a Christie’s auction of postmodern art. I don’t have an image of this painting, but you can guess what it looks like.

Huang Chenglin

Thursday, November 15th, 2007

Modern Art Huang Chenglin China 黄承林艺术, originally uploaded by hclart2005.

The Chinese version of the Scream ? I know absolutely nothing about Eastern art but this seems to be a rather famous Chinese contemporary artist.

Ghosty Bunny

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

Ghosty Bunny, originally uploaded by Inkygirl.

Just because it’s rather cute.

Diego Velazquez – Mars

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

Diego Velazquez - Mars

Could this painting be any more disturbing ;) ? The pose, the mustache, the hat, somehow this painting embodies everything that is wrong.

National Art Gallery

Monday, November 12th, 2007

National Art Gallery, originally uploaded by Beth Anderson1.

I don’t think this is intentional at all but I absolutely adore the contrast in this photo. Young vs old.

Paul Signac – Cassis, Cap Canaille

Monday, November 12th, 2007

Paul Signac - Cassis, Cap Canaille

Congratulations to the, since 1935 deceased, painter Paul Signac who has reached a new personal sales record. The painting Cassis, Cap Canaille sold in a Christie’s auction for € 9.600.000.

Vincent van Gogh – Autumn Landscape

Saturday, November 10th, 2007

Vincent van Gogh - Autumn Landscape

It fits the weather & my mood.