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18 01, 2022

Fritz Scholder, American Artist (1937-2005)


"Standing Indian", 1972 Fritz Scholder Standing Indian, 1972
Fritz Scholder

“It’s a promise. I will NEVER paint a Native American figure!”

Strong statement from Fritz Scholder, renowned Native American artist.
Scholder believed portraying the American Indian in art had devolved into a romantic cliché and stereotyped role. […]

Fritz Scholder, American Artist (1937-2005)2022-01-19T09:57:15-08:00
19 12, 2021



Christ is born.
And the angel said: “this will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in cloths, and lying in a manger.” Luke 2:12

Christ, Christmas, birth, painting, Jesus, Fresco, virgin, Mary, nativity[…]

GLORIOUS ART!2021-12-20T17:02:53-08:00
21 12, 2020

Mary is Shocked, Scared and Full of Wonder


Annunciation, iPad painting by Kirby Kendrick Annunciation, iPad painting by Kirby Kendrick

And the angel, Gabriel, said to Mary, “Do not be afraid, for you shall bear a son and name him Jesus. He will be great and will be called The Son of the […]

Mary is Shocked, Scared and Full of Wonder2020-12-21T09:21:11-08:00
2 06, 2020

Some Good News! Space Art


SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule SpaceX Crew Dragon Capsule
May 30-31, 2020

Leonardo da Vinci dreamed of flying in the heavens.  At this moment 500 years later, Nasa and SpaceX, Elon Musk’s private aerospace company, along with other nations have set their goal on […]

Some Good News! Space Art2020-06-03T19:45:46-07:00
23 03, 2020

Staying Home: A Little Art To Cheer Us Up!


Painters Family, 1911, Henri Matisse

Painter’s Family, 1911
Henri Matisse
The State Hermitage Museum


Family Portrait, 2011, Kirby Kendrick

Family Portrait, 2011
Kirby Kendrick

“Look at everything through the eyes of a child without preconceived images.”
-Matisse […]

Staying Home: A Little Art To Cheer Us Up!2020-06-01T16:44:26-07:00
15 01, 2019

Basquiat, The Original Street Artist


Jean-Michel Basquiat in 1985, AP Jean-Michel Basquiat in 1985

He was a street kid, a teen runaway who had slept on benches in New York parks. But he was also a handsome privileged boy from an affluent Brooklyn neighborhood who had gone to private school.[…]

Basquiat, The Original Street Artist2020-06-01T16:19:06-07:00
4 12, 2017

Wondrous Event, Wondrous Art


1437 A.D.
The Annunciation, 1437-1446 Fra Angelico The Annunciation, 1437-1446
Fra Angelico
Convent of San Marco, Florence, Italy

The Annunciation (the announcement) is that key moment in Christian history when the angel Gabriel appears to Mary and announces that she will […]

Wondrous Event, Wondrous Art2018-02-06T09:25:50-08:00
21 03, 2017

The REAL Vincent van Gogh


Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear, 1989
Vincent van Gogh, (1853-1890)

Myth:  Van Gogh was a manic, possibly slightly deranged man who just spontaneously threw paint at the canvas.

Truth:  He was a very experienced […]

The REAL Vincent van Gogh2017-03-21T01:06:00-07:00
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