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#1 Legion

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 11:29 PM

Onyx turned me onto some Kandinsky and I'm blown away. I may have seen some of his stuff before and didn't know the artists name. I'm not sure. But this is just fantastic in my book. Check some these...


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#2 NeverAgainV

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Posted 18 May 2012 - 11:36 PM

Abstract Expressionism...I think...the art history is blurry in my mind. Posted Image
I like that stuff!
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That plain little turtle below in the stack, That plain little turtle whose name was just Mack,
Decided he’d taken enough. And he had. And that plain little lad got a bit mad.
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Posted 18 May 2012 - 11:44 PM

Lovely, I'm flattered. Anyway, it's recommended that you may try Rothko and Mondrian if you like Kandinsky. All have a strong focus on colours and line as well as musicality. :D
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Posted 18 May 2012 - 11:55 PM

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Posted 19 May 2012 - 12:07 AM

Haha, I love that movie. Good going!
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Posted 19 May 2012 - 01:23 AM

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Posted 19 May 2012 - 12:46 PM

I like Piet Mondrians minimalist work. You can see the progression in his work.

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That plain little turtle below in the stack, That plain little turtle whose name was just Mack,
Decided he’d taken enough. And he had. And that plain little lad got a bit mad.
Dr. Seuss - Yertle the Turtle
http://tossandripple.blogspot.com/2011/11/yertle-turtle-by-dr-suess.html
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Posted 19 May 2012 - 12:56 PM

If you Google "Kandinsky and Theosophy" you will find some interesting results.
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Posted 23 August 2012 - 08:39 AM

I like Piet Mondrians minimalist work. You can see the progression in his work.

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Without knowing it he painted the transition from the analogic to the digital representation of reality ;)
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Posted 23 August 2012 - 01:04 PM


I like Piet Mondrians minimalist work. You can see the progression in his work.

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analog to digital....great observation Reboot! As we know art imitates life & the other way around too. :D
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That plain little turtle below in the stack, That plain little turtle whose name was just Mack,
Decided he’d taken enough. And he had. And that plain little lad got a bit mad.
Dr. Seuss - Yertle the Turtle
http://tossandripple.blogspot.com/2011/11/yertle-turtle-by-dr-suess.html
Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. Dr. Seuss

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 07:23 PM

Lewis Wain liked painting kitties. He also went quite insane. See how his kitties progressed.

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 07:41 PM

Ro-bear those are just wow. There are a lot of artists who went crazy, I saw some art by a lady who had mental illness in an art magazine, but that was a few years ago & I can't remember who it was.

Paul Gauguin was probably considered nuts as he left his wife & family to live & paint in Tahiti. Vincent Van Gogh died penniless, his work during his lifetime never sold. History keeps repeating itself.......
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That plain little turtle below in the stack, That plain little turtle whose name was just Mack,
Decided he’d taken enough. And he had. And that plain little lad got a bit mad.
Dr. Seuss - Yertle the Turtle
http://tossandripple.blogspot.com/2011/11/yertle-turtle-by-dr-suess.html
Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. Dr. Seuss

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 05:30 PM

I love Kandinsky and just saw some of his work when I was at MoMA in New York recently. Any of the abstract expressionists I like, but none as much as Jackson Pollock. His work takes my breath away. I sat for about 20 minutes in front of his last piece when I saw it as the Chicago Art Institute, and another of his out at MoMA recently. Stunning.

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 05:53 PM

NeverAgain mentioned Paul Gauguin. One of my favorite artists of all time. His paintings have a lot of power. The use of color is spectacular and the mystery of the images just adds to it. This one is in our local museum, and I wish we had a lot more of them:

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 06:23 PM

NeverAgain mentioned Paul Gauguin. One of my favorite artists of all time. His paintings have a lot of power. The use of color is spectacular and the mystery of the images just adds to it. This one is in our local museum, and I wish we had a lot more of them:

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I love Gauguin's work! I saw an exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago...it was the late 80's & the exhibit was AWESOME.
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That plain little turtle below in the stack, That plain little turtle whose name was just Mack,
Decided he’d taken enough. And he had. And that plain little lad got a bit mad.
Dr. Seuss - Yertle the Turtle
http://tossandripple.blogspot.com/2011/11/yertle-turtle-by-dr-suess.html
Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. Dr. Seuss

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 06:27 PM


NeverAgain mentioned Paul Gauguin. One of my favorite artists of all time. His paintings have a lot of power. The use of color is spectacular and the mystery of the images just adds to it. This one is in our local museum, and I wish we had a lot more of them:

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I love Gauguin's work! I saw an exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago...it was the late 80's & the exhibit was AWESOME.

Forgot to mention this, I think it's fascinating that Paul G embraced the culture of the natives of Tahiti. I don't think he went there to "convert" them or to get them to change their "evil customs". How different from the artist perspective compared to the perspective of the religious zealots who tried to stamp out the religion & cultures of island peoples.
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That plain little turtle below in the stack, That plain little turtle whose name was just Mack,
Decided he’d taken enough. And he had. And that plain little lad got a bit mad.
Dr. Seuss - Yertle the Turtle
http://tossandripple.blogspot.com/2011/11/yertle-turtle-by-dr-suess.html
Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. Dr. Seuss

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 09:53 AM

Lewis Wain liked painting kitties. He also went quite insane. See how his kitties progressed.

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Totally wild !!! Another transition... from cat to cat-like fractal expression. I tell ya !! Computers are taking over LOL

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fractal

Some theorists even imagined that our universe was managed by fractals ;)
http://en.wikipedia....actal_cosmology
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