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Our favourite paintings: the great Auteur Gallery

Kenji

about 5 years ago

Another off-topic (though some have connections with or have influenced films, well visual representation through the ages has had an influence):

Titian: Venus of Urbino

Filmy

about 5 years ago

Kenji, I don’t know the art of painting and the dynamics involved but there are scores of them that arrested me with the sheer visual power and depth. I love Caravaggio, Velasquez, Da Vinci, Dali, Van Gogh and Picasso….let me see if I can find a few that I can post.

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about 5 years ago

I’ve always enjoyed Lichtenstein’s comic pop art:

Here is his Hopeless

Kenji

about 5 years ago

Gozzoli: Procession of the Magi

too big sorry but so many details.. i’ll have to trim Vermeer, Turner, Velasquez, Brueghel et al down to size

Kim Packard

about 5 years ago


Alfred Sisley, Molesey Weir-Morning 1874

Kenji

about 5 years ago

Oh yes, well done, Sisley deserves more attention. My wife says “lovely”. Wait, you’ve changed it.

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about 5 years ago

Monet’s Madame Monet and Her Son

Col. Dax

about 5 years ago

I must document surrealism:


Max Ernst “L’Ange du Foyeur”

Kenji

about 5 years ago

Velasquez: Las Meninas

Kim Packard

about 5 years ago


Wassily Kandinsky

Kenji

about 5 years ago

Rousseau: Tiger in a Tropical Storm

Kenji

about 5 years ago

Hiroshige: Dawn at Kanda Myojin Shrine (from 100 Famous Views of Edo, great set!)

Kenji

about 5 years ago

Gwen John: The Convalescent (one of my wife’s favourites)

Kenji

about 5 years ago

Stubbs: Whistlejacket

Kim Packard

about 5 years ago


Gustave Caillebotte, Les Raboteurs de parquet

Kenji

about 5 years ago

Sisley: Bougival, 1876

some of my (well known) very faves- Vermeer, Turner, Brueghel- still to come…wonder if anyone will put them on first

Kim Packard

about 5 years ago


Thomas Lawrence, Pinkie (1794)

Crap Monster

about 5 years ago


Zdzisław Beksiński

Crap Monster

about 5 years ago


Alex Grey

Kim Packard

about 5 years ago


Leonardo da Vinci, Portrait of Cecilia Gallerani (1490-91)

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about 5 years ago

Piet Mondrian’s Composition with Red, Blue and Yellow

Kim Packard

about 5 years ago


Dürer’s Hare (1502)

Kenji

about 5 years ago

Hoffmann: A Hare in the Forest

i’m not usually one to split hares

Kim Packard

about 5 years ago


Munakata Shikou

It’s difficult finding an image of his artwork that uploads. This seems to be an image of a woodblock print that was chosen for an 80 yen stamp.

Doinel

about 5 years ago
How do you post images here?

Kenji

about 5 years ago

Li Cheng: Solitary Temple amid Clearing Peaks (long before Giotto and European paintings started taking off)

Kenji

about 5 years ago

Doinel: you find the painting through google, whatever, then copy the url, and put on here with exclamation marks either side of the url

Kenji

about 5 years ago

Titian: Ranuccio Farnese

Kim Packard

about 5 years ago


Renée Magritte

Kenji

about 5 years ago

Rembrandt: The Jewish Bride