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Post by Brian Peacock » Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:58 am

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:biggrin: I posted that once in the thread for anything.

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Paul Klee - second favourite of mine after Turner I think.

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Chaim Soutine

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Wow! I'm both horrified by the rape of tradition and the wonderful creativity of this!

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Post by Scot Dutchy » Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:23 am

I must admit I really like Hopper. This one and probably his most famous (a reproduction but the same size) hangs in my living room. never get tired of looking at it.
84 cm x 1.52 cm
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The Underground Russian Artists Who Evaded the KGB

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Post by cronus » Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:04 am

Scot Dutchy wrote:I must admit I really like Hopper. This one and probably his most famous (a reproduction but the same size) hangs in my living room. never get tired of looking at it.
84 cm x 1.52 cm
That was big in the sixties. I made a small copy with some acrylics. No measurement beyond sight of eye...way to get insight into the artist, really. Don't try without some tech drawing background.
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35-37 minutes into the movie above. The characters and assorted props - more than a little reminiscent of the Hopper piece? Interesting to note how Hopper used his wife as a possible in many pieces. Requiring time to observe a character to get them right would also be easier using stills from little known (stateside) movies. Nighthawks was made the following year to the movie.
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Post by Scot Dutchy » Mon Oct 23, 2017 11:26 am

No sorry I dont find much like it. Hopper late night coffee place is much bigger and open. Hopper had to use is wife as she did not wont him using other models. All the women in all his pictures is her. He used himself for all the male parts. In Nighthawks all three men are him.
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