So, I'm just curious, what kind of art do you gentlemen enjoy?
Personally i'm a fan of all renaissance art, and can't stand 'abstract' art, personally to me it's just an excuse for not being very good. What i dislike more than that is the stuff that just looks like some one splashed a few cans of paint on a canvas.
I have found a book of paintings i thoroughly enjoy called 'Lovers and Other Strangers' i'd love to get some of the paintings out of that.
I've gotten burnt out on Pop Art lately. It's fun to check out what they're up to every now and then though. I like Baroque painting and American Realists (Like "Library Goon's" George Bellows avatar), Winslow Homer, Henry Tanner, and their kind. Abstract can be nice but alot of it seems to be a money grab for the least possible thought and effort, its easy to pick out the posers though. I'm a big fan of street art and sequential art.
I am a huge, HUGE fan of impressionist art. Van Gogh, Monet, etc. While in a photo or on a print they may not seem like much, but if you have a chance to see and admire these works in person, I HIGHLY recommend it. There is a depth of color and relief that makes it equal parts painting and sculpture.
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