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Leah Saulnier (b 1966)Dream Catcher
Kestutis Kasparavicius (b 1954)Parrots
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Better not let winnersp see #510...
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# 502 Takayuki Harada..what a geat artist!! and the bobby walters "chess anyone" (above this post) i like also!!
but what is between them, and after...i don't like to look at to say the least.... i have a theory:
in the good old days.. painters had students in their ateliers and later, good painters became teachers at the academies.. these people had social contacts and remained sane... later there where some younsters like van gogh wo would go their own (lonely) way... and went realy mad... or faked it, like picasso (imho!)
under the influence of baudelaire (paris at that time) the weird/obscure/ insane became realy fasionable... and in my opinion it remains there ever since...
also there is the design/ ideas "art"... not my cup of tea!! like m.duchamp being an early conceptual artist. where is the SKILL.
i realy wish the art academies, in the future, will be like the music acedemies, where Bach, Mozart etc. are still teached!!!
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