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Favorite Painting

Postby Sabina » Tue Apr 20, 2010 2:44 pm


Short & sweet: What is your favorite painting and why?
If you have more than one favorite, that's perfectly understandable.

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Re: Favorite Painting

Postby MaskedSenses » Tue Apr 20, 2010 6:36 pm

I know it's an engraving, but i can't help it.All the symbols and science allegories own my heart. In addition, Melancholy is my favorite Temperament ;0) ..I hope i'll be excused for not presenting an actual painting..
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Re: Favorite Painting

Postby Sabina » Tue Apr 20, 2010 7:13 pm

MaskedSenses, you are absolutely "excused"! Lovely choice.

Here is one of my many favorites... "Triton" by Boris Vallejo (whose work I otherwise don't particularly care for, or rather not care for at all... this is the glorious exception):

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Re: Favorite Painting

Postby mirjana » Tue Apr 20, 2010 9:16 pm

This is one of my favorites..."Floating" by Sabina Nore. I love some other her paintings, but this one corresponds very deeply to my understanding of love and soul mate story. I think that it was another title in option "The Golden Egg", but for me it is and will stay "Floating".

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Re: Favorite Painting

Postby Sabina » Wed Apr 21, 2010 3:11 pm

As for contemporary artists, one of my favorites would be Brian Despain's "Ninth Angel"

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Re: Favorite Painting

Postby MaskedSenses » Wed Apr 21, 2010 3:23 pm

I find this one awesome. B0)
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Re: Favorite Painting

Postby Alexander » Tue Sep 14, 2010 11:53 am

I have so many favourite paintings that I am wondering if there is any meaning in using the word favourite at all. Anyway, here is "Christal" by Robert Venosa:

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Robert Venosa - Christal

I especially like his technique, in which he achieves transclucent and crystaline textures by using traditional media.

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Re: Favorite Painting

Postby Sabina » Tue Sep 14, 2010 12:54 pm

Alexander,
It's extra-ordinary!!

"Bravo Venosa! Dali is pleased to see spiritual madness painted with such a fine technique."

~Salvador Dali
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PS: It is perfectly alright to add multiple "favorite paintings". More for us to enjoy!
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Re: Favorite Painting

Postby Alexander » Wed Sep 15, 2010 11:44 pm

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Mahmond Farschian - Birth of hope
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Re: Favorite Painting

Postby mirjana » Thu Sep 16, 2010 10:00 pm

I like this one as it follows my bio rhythm very well, like sorting my own inner feelings through her cubes.
The name of this painting is Sorting the Cubes.

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