I felt like a painter, yet I couldn’t make paintings.” — Art of Quotation


“I thought, enough of this, I’m not an abstract painter, what the hell am I going to do? Should I get a job in a shoe store, sell real estate, or what? I was really depressed by the whole thing, because I felt like a painter, yet I couldn’t make paintings.” Ralph Goings, painter, photorealist […]

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“Painters never live to see exactly what they achieved.” — Art of Quotation


“Painters never live to see exactly what they achieved.” — Julian Barnes, from “Keeping an Eye Open. Essays on Art (Manet:In Black and White, page 76)”, English, writer, novelist “Even those who were on Manet’s side knew that you cannot have the arrival of something new without the death of something old.” page 74

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Michaelertor Vienna — Daily Paintings Christa Friedl


Michaelertor Vienna direct in Downtown Vienna, part of the Imperial Palace Thank you for viewing my art. If you are interested in purchasing this painting please contact me by email – christafriedl@aon.at Michaelertor Wien, Teil der Hoifburg Freue mich über Ihren Besuch auf meinem Blog. Falls Sie Interesse haben dieses Bild zu erwerben kontaktieren Sie […]

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Salzburg — Daily Paintings Christa Friedl


View from the Mirabell Garden in Salzburg, plein air , watercolor Thank you for viewing my art. If you are interested in purchasing this painting please contact me by email – christafriedl@aon.at Blick from Mirabell Garten, plein air Aquarell Freue mich über Ihren Besuch auf meinem Blog. Falls Sie Interesse haben dieses Bild zu […]

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Sangre de Cristo Rocky Mountain Nature Landscape Canvas Print — Colorado Nature Art


San Luis Valley Colorado, Sangre de Cristo Rocky Mountains nature landscape view through trees and fences. Beautiful views in all direction in this valley. Lot of sunshine too over 300 a year! Colorado has almost as many ghost towns (around 500) as live ones (650). Mining booms and then the busts left…

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Nigella damascena — Smiling to life.wordpress


Flowers of growing Nigella are surrounded by a series of bracts. These are supported by a thread-like leaf structure, known as a ruff, on the cultivar love in a mist plant. This gives the appearance of the flowers being surrounded by a mist, hence the romantic name. Double flowers appear to peek through the mist […]

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Bearded Penstemon Wildflower and You — Becoming is Superior to Being


Bearded Penstemon Wildflower — Computer Art by kenne You missing, bone hard the trees seep their white bloom through stem, tendril, leaf. And your beard: light curling through the sweet, dark hair, all blossoming. How far do these white clouds reach, from here to that place you are now? — from “Poems from Paradise” by […]

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