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my favorite painting

My favorite painting from my recent visit to the Whitney Museum was Edward Ruscha’s The Old Tool and Die Building (2004). I love it’s graphic composition, subtle color palette, & clever use of typography. Rusha commented on the decline of

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(t)werk of art

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864 – 1901) was a French painter, printmaker, and illustrator. Influenced by Japanese prints, as well as Impressionist painting, he mastered the printing techniques of his day (stone lithography) to create graphic posters that captured the energy of

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