What artwork is on your walls?

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  1. Willsw

    Willsw Senior member

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    ^Silly Reggs, hanging up your own artwork is tacky!
    You're not allowed to be proud of what you do.


    I meant more posting here, and providing a picture. It is surely a product of my anti-productive self-hatred and forced modesty, unconsciously I envy those confident enough to advertise directly and proudly what they create.

    It is, however, tacky to deliberately copy another artist's work just because you don't want to buy it. Though understandable.
     
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    Great Art! ill post tomorrow
     
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    LabelKing Senior member

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    My ultimate art are some of Diego Velazquez's portraits of grotesque Spanish royalty and perhaps a Rothko to balance it out.
     
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    My grandfather once passed on a large Johns flag because the dealer would not go down another $2500. A bit of a mistake, I would say.
    WOW! Just a SMALL mistake, haha, but art is one of those things that you just NEVER know. I remember a few years ago when Johns sold one of his lesser-known flags from his personal collection (kind of a blagh white one) for $20mil. Another was sold recently (IIRC) for something close to $80mil.
    Yah...just collect Magic cards as mini-art instead. I've started to wear my sexuality on my wall.
    I noticed that... I think I saw a naked man above and beside your Murakami! Sacre bleu! If I were going to have a nude on my wall... I think I'd want something less provocative/attractive than downright arresting/mildly disturbing... something like Lucian Freud or Francis Bacon...
    My ultimate art are some of Diego Velazquez's portraits of grotesque Spanish royalty and perhaps a Rothko to balance it out.
    Me too! Although, a really creepy Goya wouldn't be bad, either. And, for Rothko, one of the later ones... very dark... very big...
     
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    Cary Grant Senior member

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    We've a variety of things about... two more recent purchases are etchings by Minn/Wisconsin artist Larry Welo.

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    Both are 8x10 intaglio with chine collÃ[​IMG]
     
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    lakewolf Senior member

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  7. Willsw

    Willsw Senior member

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    My mother in law is an artist so our walls are covered with her paintings.
    Some pics here


    Me likey.

    I have this set of 6 record displays, through which I rotate choice selections every other month or so. Currently, a study in hot 80s r&b chicks...
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    My mother in law is an artist so our walls are covered with her paintings. Some pics here
    I remember you posting those before. They look great. I really want to get one of the giant cut paper compositions by Casey Ruble, but really doubt my budget will stretch. Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom, 2006, gouache on paper, 48 x 120 inches (!) [​IMG] Detail: [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    Me likey.
    I remember you posting those before. They look great.
    Thanks guys - I will pass the compliments along to her
     
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    Years ago I bought on Ebay a bunch of old menus from Lido, Crazy Horse, Mulen Rouge and other lesser known venues. They all have original artwork by guys like Gruau or Brenot and their likes. I took it to my local CopyCop scanned them to triple the size and then framed it with nice mats.
    I highly recommend it. Those dinner prices from 50s & 60s in French Francs look quite nostalgic today.
     
  12. Flambeur

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    Definitely not a big fan of prints, reproductions, posters.

    Go to art shows (real ones, not the commercial ones) and buy real art that you like. It's addictive.
     
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    Willsw Senior member

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    Definitely not a big fan of prints, reproductions, posters.

    Go to art shows (real ones, not the commercial ones) and buy real art that you like. It's addictive.


    But first, go get money.
     
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    dkzzzz Senior member

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    Definitely not a big fan of prints, reproductions, posters.

    Go to art shows (real ones, not the commercial ones) and buy real art that you like. It's addictive.


    Could you please post an example of real non-commerical art that you bought ? I'd like to be exposed to the real art once in a while.
     
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    Here's a quirky watercolor. The pic doesn't do it justice -- the colors look muddy and there's some glare -- but my point and shoot would do only so much.

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