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Looking into getting some search elements to the site

Looking into getting some search elements to the site

July 26, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

I’d really like to get some search elements into the site so that a viewer can search perhaps by name, medium, location. Does anyone out there have any expertise in this side of things? I’m starting to look around and would love to make a nice connection to build some kind of search database aspect…

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Jim McVicker paints watercolor portrait of a colorful character

Jim McVicker paints watercolor portrait of a colorful character

July 26, 2010 | portrait painting | 1 Comment

Jim McVicker paints a watercolor portrait of a very colorful fellow. Warning, contains some colorful language from the sitter but if you don’t mind some minor cussing, you’ll enjoy it.

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Looking for someone to help research new artists for the site

July 24, 2010 | figurative painting | 2 Comments

I would love to have some help with the research side of things for the figurative artist site. I have lots of names written down in my little black book and would love to find someone who would like to tick away at it and fill in the blanks that need filling. It’s not hard…

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Adding 47 new figurative artists

Adding 47 new figurative artists

July 24, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

I’m working behind the scenes and nearly ready to add about 47 new faces to our figurative artists network site. What a diverse bunch they are, from exquisite painters like Eric Armusik(above) and Francien Kreig, origami masters Eric Joisel, senior Canadian ceramic artist Joe Fafard, fine doll artists Richard and Jodi Creager… well, you’ll just…

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Strippers banned in Iceland

Strippers banned in Iceland

July 24, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

Hi Paula, I have been meaning to write to you and thank you for this splendid website you made and I feel honored to be part of this. This radio snip you heard about striptease in Iceland is one of the many funny stories that are always floating around about Icelanders and our strange ways….

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Why the return to figurative art?

Why the return to figurative art?

July 21, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

Narrative, a fundamental driving force behind centuries of art, is again preoccupying artists who’ve either rejected or never fully embraced Modernism’s, idealistic search for progress through abstraction.   But after decades of movements and countermovement—abstract expressionism, lyrical abstraction, geometric abstraction, minimalism, abstract illusionism, post-minimalism—why the return to content and context over work whose artistic value…

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