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Issachar Ber Ryback, The Matchmaker

This work of Ber Ryback resembles works by Chaim Soutine. I love everything here: the colors, the fluid energy and wavy textures, and the marvelous caricatured expressions on the faces. It was very common in the Jewish world then for a matchmaker … Continue reading

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Kadir Sisginoglu, Turkish painter

While blogging since December, I have run across so many wonderful painters I did not know previously (mainly contemporary ones). Much of their work which I have posted is extraordinary from a technical pov. But once and a while, I … Continue reading

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Eric Pedersen, US painter

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Katie Miller, San Francisco photographer

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The uses of art: political propaganda and the power of color

I remember when first seeing the poster of Obama that it reminded me of something, vaguely, but what? That was Russian constructivism and possibly Italian futurism. Shepard Fairey, the graphic designer who came up with Obama’s design, seems to have … Continue reading

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