Carrie Graber Paints Pools, Palm Springs Architecture and Women

carrie graber paintings of palm springs pools IIHIH

Brought to my attention by my friend Araceli Kopiloff, these contemporary oil paintings by artist Carrie Graber combine three of my favorite subjects: Swimming Pools, Mid-Century Modern architecture and Palm Springs. (more…)

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Drown The Dolls. Art Explores Women’s Issues By Submerging Barbie Underwater.

Daena Title Drown the Dolls

Paintings and photographs of Mattel’s iconic doll, Barbie, forcefully submerged underwater by artist Daena Title reflect her feeling of society’s idealization of women, issues of body consciousness and the impossible, unattainable perfection that the blond, preternaturally endowed Barbie represents. (more…)

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Artists Take The Plunge: The Swimming Pool As Subject.

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My pool painting by Christy Botkin Reeves, 48″ x 72″ that was stolen in 2003 from my home in Los Angeles

I got such a wonderful response to my post about varying artists’ freeway and overpass paintings, that I thought I’d do the same with one of my other favorite subjects: the swimming pool. (more…)

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