Manly Artists & Connoisseurs

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Manly Artists & Connoisseurs

Sometimes a man feels he needs to express things visually that aren't all that attractive. Respect for our thoughts and ideas are hard to come by in our current "politically correct" world. No need to be polite here. Show us what you got. It could be a drawing, painting, political cartoon, caricature -- any kind of art -- by you or someone else.

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Latest Activity: Nov 23, 2015

From "Stag at Sharkey's," by George Bellows, 1909

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Comment by Milo Morris on June 15, 2013 at 11:09am

I don't know the artist, or the name of the painting. It just struck me.

Comment by Wayne W. on May 12, 2013 at 6:19pm

Comment by Wayne W. on April 28, 2013 at 4:11pm

This picture is a thing of beauty.

Nice choice, Alonzo.  A picture that one could look at for many years and see something different everytime.

I have  Joe Sweeney acrylic of Philadephia Boathouse Row I got on my 50th birthday I love.  Never tire of looking at it.

 

Thanks for sharing.

Comment by alophant on April 28, 2013 at 10:22am

Speaking of hats, i've had a copy of this Torn Hat by Thomas Sully in my room for most of my life.  This kid always seems to understand my blues.  

Comment by Wayne W. on April 28, 2013 at 1:44am

John Duncan Fergusson - “Self-Portrait: The Grey Hat” 1909 

Don't know why this stikes me - color, form, composition.

It is funny how art affects one in indefinable ways.

 

Random - brilliant juxtposition.

Photo of Anthony Baggett - AoM member.  St rang similarity of expression to the  "Self Portrait - The Grey Hat"

Comment by Wayne W. on April 28, 2013 at 1:42am

Portrait of Armand Roulin1888

Vincent van Gogh 

van Gogh catches the raw essence of masculinity in the eyes, how the head is held, and throughout the mouth - and does it using yellow - a brilliant & bold distinguishing relationship between seriousness and caprice. 

Clever, discerning, and penetrating.  He was a genius!

Comment by Wayne W. on April 28, 2013 at 1:40am

Joaquín Sorolla (Spanish, 1863-1923), Portrait of the Lawyer Don Silverio de la Torre y Eguia, 1893. Oil on canvas, 100 x 125 cm. Private collection.

 

How richly hued.  Expressive hands and eyes.  Soulfull.

Comment by Wayne W. on April 28, 2013 at 1:39am

Der Verwundete (The Wounded) by Arno Breker

 

Visually powerful.  Astonishing detail.

Amazing line from left shoulder to hairline.  Detail of medial malleoili and phalanges

Comment by Wayne W. on April 28, 2013 at 1:38am

Portrait of the artist A. Alexeyev. c.1830. Alexy Tyranov. Russian. 1808-1859.

http://hadrian6.tumblr.com

 

Just amazing.  If you click on it and zoom in a little, it looks like a photograph.  Looks like someone you would meet tomorrow.  An amazing talent.  I am in awe.

Comment by Wayne W. on April 27, 2013 at 7:13pm

Steve houston is a talented man.  Wow!  Great study.

 

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