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  • Richter's Own Small Abstract Paintings
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    Gerhard Richter combines abstract and figurative elements in his paintings to express his own perception of reality. I. Michael Danoff, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, says of Richter's paintings: "Ways of seeing are more certain than what is being seen". Richter organizes the formal elements space, line, colour, form, repetition and balance to fuse visual and invisible reality into a unified whole. Born February 9, 1932 in Dresden, East Germany, Richter knew he wanted to be...
  • Organic Shapes And The Illusion Of Light
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    Quiz February 1999 Art 101- Internet web nineteenth century produced a great number of art works from such artists as Pierre August Cot and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Two major themes in these works include images fabricated from the real world and mirror images of everyday situations in life. Cot produced a pair of star struck lovers sharing a moment together in a hidden dugout enclosed by trees and shrubs while Renior recreated a midsummer's day with a family enjoying an outing downtown. Each of t...
  • Six Mile Lake In The Painting
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    On November 4, 1998, I visited The McMichael Canadian Art Collection on Islington Avenue, in Klein burg, Ontario where I saw the temporary art exhibit In the Wilds: Canoeing and Canadian Art. The McMichael Gallery is also home to a permanent collection of works by Tom Thompson, The Group of Seven, First Nation Inuit and other Canadian contemporary artists. Some of the artists exhibiting at the in the Wilds display there were David Milne, C.W. Jeffery's, Alexander Musgrove, Charles Comfort, L.L. ...
  • Paint And A Brush
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    A home is the biggest investment you will ever make. It only makes sense to keep the biggest investment of your life in the best shape possible. The appearance of the home is a major factor in keeping its value. Painting the exterior of the house is not as hard as it appears; in fact it's quite simple. In order to paint the house efficiently you will need a crew kit and a few different sized ladders. A crew kit is a large plastic bin with all of the tools needed for the job and more. Brushes and...
  • Thick Lines On The Other Hand
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    The piece of art displayed in the John Gallery is done by John Babcock. John Babcock is a graduate student at Montana State University. He has used mixed media and done his work on wood. He has titled his work as Smoke Green. The work depicts a nude woman backwards, showing her back. He has attached several objects to his work which include a ladder, door opener, a door attach'e, a small wired box with wooden sides. On the painting front it seems as if the woman has just taken a shower as can be...

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