15 Examples of Thanksgiving In Modern and Contemporary Art

As an art-focused creative blog, we’ve given you Thanksgiving posts about Art inspired by wishbones, 37 parodies of Rockwell’s Thanksgiving Dinner, Art made from turkey feathers, how Artists would plate Thanksgiving dinners, great vintage Thanksgiving photos by 25 preeminent photographers and Vintage Hollywood Thanksgiving Pin-Ups. About the only thing Thanksgiving related art we have not shared are the depictions of the holiday in contemporary and modern art. (more…)

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Paintings Of Mom by 33 Famous Artists For Mother’s Day.

In honor of Mother’s Day, I wanted to share one of my favorite original posts. Famous Artists Paint Their Mothers are thirty-three portraits of the female forebears of various respected and well-known painters. The portraits range from the 15th century to the present* – excluding paintings of The Madonna, arguably the most famous of all mothers. (more…)

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Portraits of "Mom" By The World’s Most Famous Artists. Thirty-Three Paintings.

In honor of Mother’s Day, I wanted to share one of my favorite original posts. Famous Artists Paint Their Mothers are thirty-three portraits of the female forebears of various respected and well-known painters. The portraits range from the 15th century to the present* – excluding paintings of The Madonna, arguably the most famous of all mothers. (more…)

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Europe Gets Introduced To A Great American Portraitist, Alice Neel.


above: detail from Alice Neel’s 1965 portrait of Hartley, the artist’s son.

An inspiring exhibition, and the first major retrospective of one of the 20th century’s greatest portrait painters, American artist Alice Neel, has made its way to London’s Whitechapel Gallery after debuting last fall at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. (more…)

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