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ART APPRECIATION

The work and the artists who continue to inspire my creativity.

Van Gogh Portrait
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

My Starry Eyes

I would have to say that Vincent Van Gogh is the artist that has had the greatest influence on my life. From an early age, I found a connection with his work. I realize that picking Van Gogh is cliche. He is one of the most popular and recognizable artists in the world, even to the general public. Everyone loves Vincent Van Gogh. However, I can not deny the profound effect his work had on me as a youth. I fell in love with his paintings of flowers, landscapes, and the environments in which he found himself...

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The Yellow Scale
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Enigmatic Yellow

The gaze of Kupka engulfed in yellow is magnificent. This study of the whole yellow scale is a perfect example of practicing your craft. He explored the depths of color and color theory his entire career. Understanding the nuance and subtlety of any single "color" is a lifetime's work in and of itself....

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