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Posted: 12/7/2001 3:30:55 AM EST
[img]http://witcombe.sbc.edu/willendorf/images/willendorfa.jpg[/img] "Venus of Willendorf" 22,000-24,000 BC, stone
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 3:37:17 AM EST
Originally Posted By Major-Murphy: [img]http://witcombe.sbc.edu/willendorf/images/willendorfa.jpg[/img] "Venus of Willendorf" 22,000-24,000 BC, stone
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I always loved pre-historic art. Homeric Greek was crude by Hellenistic standards, somewhere between this and what we consider Classical Greek and (Roman) Late Republic/early Empire sculpture...
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 3:39:11 AM EST
[img]http://www.bluffton.edu/~sullivanm/viennamuseum/moore.jpg[/img] [i]Parze[/i], Henry Moore, bronze, 1957
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 3:40:35 AM EST
Clearly, you are posting this just for its sexual titillation value. One more reason why you will go to hell when you die, Major.
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 3:43:43 AM EST
You're preaching to the choir, Major-Murphy! I had planned on getting a doctorate in art history prior to going to law school. Even had the place picked out - University of North Carolina, where they had a great program back in the 70s. Then the first Miz Hun and I had our daughter, Lorelei, and, well, I cut out the [i]'ars gratis artis'[/i] bit and went straight to law school! I'd always hoped to accumulate sufficient funds to go back, but I was so easily called away... Eric The(WhatMightHaveBeen)Hun[>]:)]
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 3:44:18 AM EST
Originally Posted By Golgo-13: Clearly, you are posting this just for its sexual titillation value. One more reason why you will go to hell when you die, Major.
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I thought the Autarch was Immortal...[>:/] It DOES, however, fit nicely into the Murphwandean Ignorant Savages vernacular.
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 3:54:51 AM EST
I like this, and it DOES come from the African continent... [img]http://www.louvre.fr/img/photos/collec/ae/grande/e10781.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 3:56:32 AM EST
[img]http://www.beloit.edu/historyofart/neareast/images/lioness1.jpg[/img] "Dying Lioness", 650 BC, Assyrian
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 3:57:04 AM EST
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... or this [img]http://www.louvre.fr/img/photos/collec/ae/grande/e7703.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 4:01:10 AM EST
Statuette of a Horse Greek, from Olympia. Geometric Period, ca. 750-700 B.C. Bronze. Carlos Collection of Ancient Greek Art. 1984.5 [img]http://carlos.emory.edu/COLLECTION/CLASSIC/IMAGES-CLASSIC/classic01L.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 4:01:49 AM EST
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One of my favorites: "Dying Warrior", 490 BC, Greek [img]http://www.mica.edu/Mann/ancient/Part_2/Greek/Sculpture/dyingwarrior002.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 4:03:54 AM EST
Syro-Hittite, 2000 - 1700 B.C. Clay, 5 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. (14.8 x 4.6 cm). [img]http://carlos.emory.edu/COLLECTION/NEAREAST/IMAGES-NEAREAST/neareast04L.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 4:05:09 AM EST
"Snake Goddess" 1600 BC, Knossos, Crete [img]http://witcombe.sbc.edu/snakegoddess/images/minoansnakegoddess2a.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 4:09:42 AM EST
[img]http://www.ehomebook.com/users/Golgo-13/images/CARAVAG5.jpg[/img] Caravagio is great. If you study his biography, he was a real hell-raising tough guy. He killed a fellow over a tennis match, for instance. One of my favorite artists, too. His series of painting about the passion of Christ are among my favorite works of any kind.
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 4:09:50 AM EST
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Hey, dammit, stay with the statuary! Doryphoros (The Canon, or Spear Carrier) marble, c450 BC (Vatican Museums) [img]http://harpy.uccs.edu/greek/SCULPT/doryphoros.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 4:11:52 AM EST
The "Three Goddesses" from the east pediment (London, British Museum) This one intrigues me... [img]http://harpy.uccs.edu/greek/SCULPT/goddesss.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 4:14:26 AM EST
...and finally, my favorite from Classical sculpture Dying Gaul from Monument to Attalos II, Pergamon (Roman marble copy after c240 bronze, Rome, Capitoline Museum) [img]http://harpy.uccs.edu/greek/sculpt/deadbarb.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 4:17:57 AM EST
"Temptation of St. Anthony", Bosch. [img]http://www.kfki.hu/~arthp/art/b/bosch/painting/triptyc1/tempt_c.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 4:21:43 AM EST
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sorry.....please delete.....didnt work right
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 4:22:41 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/7/2001 4:16:03 AM EST by Golgo-13]
[img]http://www.ehomebook.com/users/Golgo-13/images/death.jpg[/img] My all-time favorite painting. I have a framed copy hanging in my gun room. I like to think of myself as being most like one of the guys in the lower right corner.
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 4:22:57 AM EST
I love Van Gogh. [img]www.ar15.com/members/albums/AR%5FRifle%2FGogh%2Ejpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 4:23:00 AM EST
Major wins- he is the first to post a Bosch!
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 4:27:34 AM EST
Arno Breker must be a modernist. What was he trying to say with that little red x in a white box, do you suppose?
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 4:28:28 AM EST
Bernini, "the Ecstasy of St. Teresa" (This one hangs in my Bedroom [;)]) [img]http://www.roanoke.edu/staff/long/BerTeresaLg.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 4:32:22 AM EST
AR_Rifle, I have a print of that. It will hang proudly in my barracks room when I get back to Ft. Bragg.
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 4:32:41 AM EST
Charles Ray's "Firetruck" 1993 It's a child's toy, blown up to life size -Fucking genius! painted aluminum, fiberglass, and Plexiglas 144 x 96 x 558 inches [img]http://www.broadartfoundation.org/images/artwork/ray_firetruck_lg.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 4:32:42 AM EST
Originally Posted By Major-Murphy: One of my favorites: "Dying Warrior", 490 BC, Greek [img]http://www.mica.edu/Mann/ancient/Part_2/Greek/Sculpture/dyingwarrior002.jpg[/img]
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Beautiful. I've been so caught up in the technical side of life for so many years that I've forgotten how much I enjoy looking at stuff like this. It's one thing to read about ancient civilizations, another to see their work. Thank you, Major Murphy.
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 4:35:56 AM EST
[img]http://www.ehomebook.com/users/Golgo-13/images/notime2.jpg[/img] Just to show that I am not entirely the high-minded intellectual that you all believe me to be, this one is from a series done for a calender in the 1950's. The artist, a fellow named Frahm, isn't remembered for anything other than the "panties falling down" series. Certainly, he was no Vargas, but on this one idea he displayed a spark of talent.
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 4:38:38 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/7/2001 4:32:03 AM EST by Major-Murphy]
That's ^ a good one. ...and you just can't beat a Leonardo drawing: [img]http://banzai.msi.umn.edu/leonardo/vinci/anghiari.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 5:07:04 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/7/2001 5:03:55 AM EST by colinjay]
oh well, why not a couple.... [img][/img] [img]http://m2.aol.com/UvGotMail/frank/elevator.jpg[/img] [img]http://www2.smu.edu/meadowsmuseum/sibyl.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 5:11:22 AM EST
Rivera's not bad, for a communist. [img]http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/art_line/gallery/ctp_s5_p1_232x300.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 5:12:34 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/7/2001 5:07:12 AM EST by Major-Murphy]
Originally Posted By colinjay: [img][/img] You gotta love Egon Schiele. [img]http://www.moma.org/exhibitions/schiele/gifs/kneelinggirl.gif[/img]
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 5:14:32 AM EST
major-murphy about what you said regarding leonardo.... [img]http://sunsite.dk/cgfa/durer/durer4.jpg [/img] and [img] [/img]
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 5:18:00 AM EST
Jacques Callot, "The Hanging Tree" [img]http://www2.mmlc.nwu.edu/c303/jpg/20.JPG[/img]
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 5:20:24 AM EST
oops forgot to attribute all the works! from top: 1. as major-murphy said is egon schiele 2. robert frank 3. diego velazquez 4. albrecht durer 5. francisco de goya
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 5:21:46 AM EST
[img]http://www.ehomebook.com/users/Golgo-13/images/vesdi02.jpg[/img] I love this one by Andreas Vesalius, the original anatomist. Look at the detail! Those are the inner ear bones there on the pedestal near the skull. Supposedly, this illustration was what inspired the soliloquy scene in Hamlet, though I suspect it may be the other way around.
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 5:23:33 AM EST
I like Thomas Hart Benton: [img]http://www.history.navy.mil/ac/benton/88159bo.jpg[/img] There's something a little psychadelic about his work.
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 5:26:42 AM EST
Chuck Close. His paintings look like photos, but you have to see them live. This one is [b]9'x12'[/b]. [img]http://www.moma.org/exhibitions/close/images/close_self_68.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 5:30:25 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/7/2001 5:23:38 AM EST by colinjay]
and while im on a kick of intaglios, this is probably the most impressive work that i have seen in person (outside of goya and picasso which fortunately are quite acessable here in dallas) [img]http://www.musee-unterlinden.com/images/Gravtent.jpg[/img] let me know if anyone has a better picture of this martin schoengauer engraving
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 5:31:50 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/7/2001 5:27:38 AM EST by Major-Murphy]
Here's another Chuck Close. It's also about 9'x12', in size. This one was made entirely with a fingerprint inkpad, and fingerprints. The dark areas are the fresh prints, the lighter areas are second, third, fourth, etc., prints. He came up with an intricate system for this one. [img]http://www.artthrob.co.za/pics/may/close.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 5:39:44 AM EST
okay heres my last one... for today at least cindy sherman [img]http://www.masters-of-photography.com/images/full/sherman/sherman_92.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 5:42:35 AM EST
What's that? You want another Frahm? Okay... [img]http://www.ehomebook.com/users/Golgo-13/images/number.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/8/2001 12:39:29 AM EST
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Link Posted: 12/8/2001 3:47:11 AM EST
[img]http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/eid/vol6no5/images/dali_fullb.jpg[/img] The Hallucinogenic Toreador by Salvador Dalí Saw this one in his the Dali Museum in ST. Pete, amazing!
Link Posted: 12/8/2001 5:37:33 AM EST
Very cool, very large sculpture from the Venice Bienialle, by British artist, Ron Mueck: [img]http://www.universes-in-universe.de/car/venezia/bien49/plat1/img/mueck-1b.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/8/2001 6:03:37 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/8/2001 5:56:35 AM EST by Major-Murphy]
Here's another very cool, very large sculpture. This one is also a Brit, Damien Hirst: (painted bronze...) [img]http://www.gagosian.com/gg/artists/img_art/hirst-Hymn-2000.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/8/2001 6:11:54 AM EST
Here's an American's work; Chris Burden. It's a 4 ton ball of cncrete, steel and model trains, suspended by the ceiling with chains: [img]http://www.artnet.com/magazine/features/jsaltz/Images/saltz1-5-8.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/8/2001 6:12:57 AM EST
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Link Posted: 12/8/2001 6:34:21 AM EST
More Benton, some of his stuff from the war... [img]http://www.pbs.org/theydrewfire/gallery/large/img/096.jpg[/img]
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