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27.06.2009, 10:46 quote


Old or new. Do you have any favourites? why do you like them?


27.06.2009, 10:50 quote


I like a quite a few. Constable, Gainsborough and Francis Danby to name a few.
Of the latter I like his paintings which seem to be either ethereal or dramatic.....

I would like to go to more exhibitions, but not many of my friends like art or are into going to galleries.


27.06.2009, 19:08 quote


mirrorpool wrote:
More of my favourites:-
Gustav Klimt
Oedilon Redon
Gustave Moreau
Louis Tiffany (glass)
John Waterhouse
Claude Monet
Christopher Whall (glass)
Rene Lalique (glass/jewellery)
Alan Lee( illustrator)
Cicely Mary Barker (illustrator)
Arthur Rackam (illustrator)

If I could own one painting from any in the world I would choose The Lady Of Shallot by John Waterhouse, I love it so much but never understood why it just has a resonance within my soul.

I know that painting, it is a very beautiful one, i am sure somebody used it as a CD cover, it was harp or new age music.

I know a few websites with some good pics, here is one


27.06.2009, 19:10 quote


henri matisse, i had to do my A-level french presentation on him, kinda stuck then and really really like his work

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