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Photos from Sydney

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Indigenous Art at New South Wales National Gallery

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Sculpture at “The Rocks”

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Sydney’s General Post Office (aka GPO)

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Relax

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Oil Paintings

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dscn4046Last weekend there was an oil painting biennial exhibit at the National Art Gallery of China. Plenty to see. Some I liked others looked like something anyone could slop together. That’s modern art for you.

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Any favorites? Comment below.

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More Art

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By Edward Hopper

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Entertainment in the 1930’s

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1930s Dystopia visions

Art Institute: America 1930s

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American Cubism

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I got down to the Art Institute of Chicago’s exhibit of American Art from the 1930s. With the financial crash of 1929, the ’30s or Great Depression was a time when people thought the American “experiment” had failed. Artists addressed this question. Some, like Grant Wood, focused on a romanticized view of rural life, others looked at the city and some painted bleak dystopian scenes.

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by Grant Wood

Portraits

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For the holiday week in China, I wanted to avoid the crowds and the way to do that in Jinan is to go to a museum. The Jinan Art Museum is way out west so you’ll avoid the traffic jams.

The exhibits change a lot and my favorite from this visit was the collection of oil paintings, mainly portraits, on display on the first floor.

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