What's your favorite painting?

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  1. RogerB

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    I like almost everything van Gogh painted. One of my favorites is Church at Auvers.
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    There's only have one van Gogh hanging at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
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    Put me in a room with a van Gogh and I'll get choked up every time.
     
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    Mine would also be a Van Gogh. Starry Night
     
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    Brian! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    I and the Village by Marc Chagall.
     
  7. RogerB

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    As for dogs playing poker, I prefer this one:
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    Van Gogh's "Starry Night"
     
  9. Steve Christou

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    JonZ, Frank Frazetta's the man, The Destroyer's one of his best fantasy paintings, and a fave of mine too.[​IMG]
    Frazetta's 'The Barbarian', 'The Conqueror' and 'Death Dealer' are also superb examples of this genre, the man is a god.
    Michael Whelan and John Berkey have done many incredible paintings in the SF genre, worth checking them out.
    From classic art, I've always liked Constable's landscape paintings.
     
  10. Rain

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    Definitely "The Scream"

    I have no pic to link to, but you all know it I'm sure.
     
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    The Scream - Edvard Munch
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    Steve,
    Frank Frazetta lives and has a museum about 45 mintues from me. I was planning on going some time soon. If Im allowed to take pics Ill gladly send you some copies.
     
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    Thanks Jon, museum? With the originals of those Frazetta paintings I've loved for years? Wow I'm a bit jealous, see if you can nick one.[​IMG]
     
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    The Garden of Earthly Delights by Hieronymous Bosch. Maybe it was during that phase as a kid, but the detail and imagination really caught me.
    This is a triptych, so you have the left, center, right, and outer wings.
     
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    Monet's Sunflowers
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    It's interesting that a thread like this has never been started before. As for me, I like lots of stuff by De Kooning, Rothko, and Roschenberg.

    Stepping down from the plateau of high art, I confess to a fondness for Chesley Bonestell's lovely astronomical/space paintings.

    You guys realize what a challenge this thread is to load at home when your iMac is very lean on memory and you're stuck with a lowly 56k/dial-up connection? My little iMac made it very clear to me he didn't like it.

    Here, in the office, on a T1 line, it's all the difference.

    And I'm getting a DSL connection later this week or early next week.
     
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    Welcome to broadband, Jack. [​IMG]
     
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    Hey how about that melting clock thing by Dali? That's pretty cool too. I'm having a mental block about the name of it at the moment.
     

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