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someloser
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5/19/2016 3:19:15 AM
Posted: 6 months ago
I like Goya's stuff (Black Paintings in particular) myself.

Zdzislaw Beksinski had some great pieces as well: http://i.imgur.com...
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5/19/2016 2:33:57 PM
Posted: 6 months ago
At 5/19/2016 3:19:15 AM, someloser wrote:
I like Goya's stuff (Black Paintings in particular) myself.

Zdzislaw Beksinski had some great pieces as well: http://i.imgur.com...

Van Gogh had some great pieces too, plus the Doctor Who episode about him is one of my favorite episode.
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5/24/2016 11:13:38 PM
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Caravaggio, Da Vinchi also a general fan of neo-classical art, with no painters of that specified.
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5/25/2016 12:00:46 AM
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At 5/19/2016 3:19:15 AM, someloser wrote:
I like Goya's stuff (Black Paintings in particular) myself.

Zdzislaw Beksinski had some great pieces as well: http://i.imgur.com...

J. M. W. Turner, Hudson River School painters (Church, Cole, Gifford, Bierstadt, Richards), Caspar David Friedrich, Degas, Thomas Eakins, Vernet, some classical Venetian school painters (Canaletto, Guardi), Edward Lear, Monet, Dorothea Tanning.
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6/4/2016 9:28:06 PM
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At 5/19/2016 3:19:15 AM, someloser wrote:
I like Goya's stuff (Black Paintings in particular) myself.

Zdzislaw Beksinski had some great pieces as well: http://i.imgur.com...

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6/5/2016 3:46:34 AM
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It's not for everyone, but I've always liked the Chicago Imagist painter Roger Brown. His work is so quintessentially American midwestern.
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6/5/2016 5:42:46 AM
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At 5/25/2016 12:00:46 AM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 5/19/2016 3:19:15 AM, someloser wrote:
I like Goya's stuff (Black Paintings in particular) myself.

Zdzislaw Beksinski had some great pieces as well: http://i.imgur.com...

J. M. W. Turner, Hudson River School painters (Church, Cole, Gifford, Bierstadt, Richards), Caspar David Friedrich, Degas, Thomas Eakins, Vernet, some classical Venetian school painters (Canaletto, Guardi), Edward Lear, Monet, Dorothea Tanning.

If you like Turner, you may want to try Zhang Daqian :P

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6/5/2016 5:51:22 AM
Posted: 6 months ago
At 6/5/2016 5:42:46 AM, Diqiucun_Cunmin wrote:
At 5/25/2016 12:00:46 AM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 5/19/2016 3:19:15 AM, someloser wrote:
I like Goya's stuff (Black Paintings in particular) myself.

Zdzislaw Beksinski had some great pieces as well: http://i.imgur.com...

J. M. W. Turner, Hudson River School painters (Church, Cole, Gifford, Bierstadt, Richards), Caspar David Friedrich, Degas, Thomas Eakins, Vernet, some classical Venetian school painters (Canaletto, Guardi), Edward Lear, Monet, Dorothea Tanning.

If you like Turner, you may want to try Zhang Daqian :P

https://www.google.com.hk...

Stunning. One of my favorite exhibits of all time at the Philadelphia Museum of Art was this huge traveling collection of Kano paintings. It really interested me in that whole general style of Eastern painting (their schools being heavily influenced by China's), but it's very hard to find extensive collections in my area of the world.
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6/11/2016 9:49:43 AM
Posted: 6 months ago
Monet, Van Gogh, Renoir, they're among the top classical painters.
As for "modern" art, this guy is quite impressive, https://www.youtube.com...
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