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What are your favorite artworks? Answered

So, I was looking through a book and I found this amazingly detailed (and freaky) painting called "Arnolfini Marriage". Lot's of weird messages behind it. Anyway, here I have enclosed some of my favorite artworks I have seen. I want you to do the same with your comments. 1. Johanness van Eyck - "Arnolfini Marriage" 2. Leonardo Da Vinci - "Mona Lisa" 3. Edvard Munch - "The Scream"

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ilpug

6 years ago

Too many favorite peices of art to pick just one :/

on the first picture a man in a hat similar to the former President of Russia - Putin.

http://tehnikinet.com/

among my favorites are stephen wiltshires drawing of downtown las vegas, Mr. Cartoons sleeve mural for cypress hills grandes exitos en espanol and brian deleons portrait of tupac i have a print of it with a numbered business card.

1. M.C. Escher-Not even going to try to name a favorite, "Hand With Reflecting Globe" is pictured, but not necessarily my favorite. My dream mansion features a room completely covered in Escher prints. I'd throw people I don't like in there, and their heads would explode.

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Instant earworm, thanks a lot...

Keep your 40 I'll just have an Earl Grey tea/ My rims never spin to the contrary/ you'll find that they're quite stationary/All of my action figures are cherry/Stephan Hawking's in my library

Sad part is that I typed that from memory...

Haha. You're welcome.

No, the sad part is I typed THIS from memory:

I got me a hundred gigabytes of RAM/I never feed trolls and I don't read spam/installed a T1 line in my house/always at my PC double clickin on my mizzouze/upgrade my system at least twice a day/I'm strictly plug and play./I ain't afraid of Y2K/I'm down with Bill Gates I call him "money" for short/I phone him up at home and I make him do my tech support!

I'll stop here...

Wrong song, he was doing "white and nerdy", that was "it' all about the Pentiums"

I see a face - that highest horse-mane is the hair, follow down at about 30o, you're following a profile, facing to the right.

Yes, I believe it is a native American face if I am not mistaken....

My favorite work, no doubt, is the mona lisa. When I saw her live, I realized that art is perfect, it conveys an incredible reality.
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CrLz

8 years ago

Roger Dean and Jean Tinguely always inspire my imagination.

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edward hopper's "nighthawks"

There is a piece that I really like, but I can't remember the artist nor what it was titled, but it shows the artist painting/drawing himself (pipe in mouth IIRC) painting/drawing himself on a still smaller canvas, drawing himself on a still smaller one....

Yeah, that's him.....I am so tired....time to wrap up and go home. :-)

and although this is probably what I was thinking of, I thought there was a different one.....than

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Is this the one you were talking about?

Yes, and no. I believe it is the one I described, but I was also thinking about something similar, by another artist I think...

I just can't seem to remember nor find any trace of it on line anywhere :-(

. IIRC, M.C. Escher did a similar one, but it didn't show up on the first few pages at Google Image.

If you mean this one below, I am not sure, I thought there were more mirrors involved....

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Munch's "The Scream", definitely!

Yerp. When I looked it up and I saw the artists last name was "Munch" I couldn't help it, I laughed.

. Munch is pronounced similar to monk. Closer to moonk, but what the heck?

Oh! I didn't know that. Haha, guess I'm kind of ignerent.

. heehee I mangled Goethe for the longest time. Two syllables, not one.

I think that was a poke at another member...

I quite like An Experiment On A Bird in an Air Pump by Joseph Wright, but the things I have on my office wall (apart from my Robot plaque) are simply shapes or patterns to stare at while I think.

I keep a copy of the second image below on the wall above my desk because it so clearly demonstrates the nature of my job (it looks more impressive printed about 20cm wide).

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cool! I've seem the second one too before.

Oh, it's all over the internet, usually on the first page of an image search for "illusion".