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American painter Kirsten Tradowsky does lovely work depicting vintage imagery

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Don't you just love the colors incorporated into this piece?

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Beautiful painting work from Julian Meagher, a former doctor who quit the profession to paint full time.

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Yrjö Edelmann painted these images of crinkled presents

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Abstract oil paintings rich in color by artist Natalia Roman

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Artist: Mihailo Tikalo

Unique haunting painting by Serbian artist Mihailo Tikalo

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Sleepers ... an oil painting by artist Kathryn Jocobi

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The work of Charline von Heyl in her current exhibition at Petzel...

"Charline von Heyl’s paintings are not abstractions of objects or figures; rather, she is interested in creating abstract images that stand for themselves." Source: Little Paper Planes blog.littlepaperplanes.com

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Painter Allen Egan

Artist a Day says: "Allen explains his work by saying, “These works continue my tradition of exploring the human figure in a variety of guises and environments. In past paintings I have almost exclusively painted myself in similar environments but in this series, however, I have chosen to use my children as my models. My mandate for this series of works was to use my children as serious painterly subject matter, whilst attempting to avoid the possibility that they may appear kitsch. I did this by using an illustrative approach to my technique as well as using simple props and painting them in wild and remote places to give a sense of mystery and emotion.It is my habit to avoid paintings that are layered with political meaning but rather to make paintings that are impulsive and spontaneous. They are not charged with any specific political motive but rather they are intended to give the viewer the opportunity to decide for themselves the potential stories that the paintings evoke. They are like a single frame in a movie. One does not know what came before and likewise one does not know what the outcome may be. They are short stories.” Source: artistaday.com

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Cakes by Wayne Thiebaud

Contributed by Grace Li-Haug