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Postby Gerst » Sun Apr 29, 2018 2:40 pm

NN's thread is for people's own artwork, so I thought I'd do one for other people's art: paintings, illustrations, photographs, sculpture, architecture...

Here's six pics from London By Night by Harold Burdekin, showing parts of London in the 30s, before the Blitz.

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Postby Gabby » Sun Apr 29, 2018 3:02 pm

I would have loved to live in that era..... no road rage! :wubwub:
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Postby Stooo » Sun Apr 29, 2018 3:14 pm

I love 30's Art Deco stuff but my favourite painting has to be Norman Rockwell's 'Nighthawks'

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Postby Gerst » Sun Apr 29, 2018 4:49 pm

I think you mean Edward Hopper, Stooo, rather than Norman Rockwell, though I see how you can get them mixed up as it's the sort of thing Rockwell might easily have painted too – but with much less subtelty and much less feeling of mystery and loneliness about the figures, as he was more of a solid advertising guy really.

I very much like Hopper too, and his daytime paintings have the same slightly dreamworld quality to them.

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Postby Stooo » Sun Apr 29, 2018 5:11 pm

Gerst wrote:I think you mean Edward Hopper, Stooo, rather than Norman Rockwell, though I see how you can get them mixed up as it's the sort of thing Rockwell might easily have painted too – but with much less subtelty and much less feeling of mystery and loneliness about the figures, as he was more of a solid advertising guy really.

I very much like Hopper too, and his daytime paintings have the same slightly dreamworld quality to them.

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My bad, I was searching for Rockwell and posted Hopper :oops: It's still my favourite painting :wubbers:

Do you like Anders Petersen?

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Postby Gerst » Sun Apr 29, 2018 7:17 pm

Not really familiar with him, though a quick look on google and I recognise one or two pics. Reminds a bit of images of Soho in the 50s and 60s – that sort of pissed-up, rough realism – though I see he is Swedish.

There's a couple of British photographers who work in that area – Richard Billingham is one I remember, does a lot in colour.
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Postby Kiki » Sun Apr 29, 2018 9:24 pm

Thomas Kinkade.

The Painter of light

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Postby Kiki » Sun Apr 29, 2018 9:26 pm

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Postby Rolluplostinspace » Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:42 pm

Kiki wrote:Image

Reminds me of houses in North Wales .....
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Postby Rolluplostinspace » Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:44 pm

Rolluplostinspace wrote:
Kiki wrote:Image

Reminds me of houses in North Wales .....
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Postby art0hur0moh » Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:57 pm

Got to put the new bag head in here! It is class! The guy on the bed scrolling through his iPad is an unusual touch.
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Postby Kiki » Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:43 pm

Rolluplostinspace wrote:
Kiki wrote:Image

Reminds me of houses in North Wales .....



Yes, very similar, just prettier in the painting. :mrgreen:
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