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ARTmonday: 15 Views of America

It’s a long weekend at our house with everybody off for Columbus Day. Not that it’s identified as such, with Columbus now recognized as the savage man he was. Rather, our schools tend to label this national holiday as “fall break.” Works for me. History and politics aside, it’s nevertheless appropriate to look at some scenes of our country, views of America. Here are 15 American landscapes.

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Untitled (Balloons)  •  Ruben Natal-San Miguel  •  20×200

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A Logo for America  •  Alfredo Jaar  •  Perez Art Museum Miami  •  Artsy

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Oregon  •  Luke Gram  •  Society6

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Upstream #1    Nick Allen    Serena & Lily 

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Wide Awake In America  •  Wes Lang  •  VI Gallery   •  Artsy

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Zach Gage  •  Artsy

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Yellow Umbrellas I, South Beach  •  Claudia Chloe  •  Artfully Walls

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Traffic Jam  •  Gail Schechter  •  Minted 

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Gun Store, Vernon TX  •  Ed Freeman  •  Saatchi Art

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Light and Air  •  Megan Donnelly    Serena & Lily

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Lifeguard Stand    Stephanie Sherman    Serena & Lily 

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All 50  •  Jon Measures  •  Saatchi Art

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Street Walker   Kevin Russ    Society6

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Miss America  •  Allen Jones  •  Sims Reed Gallery   •  Artsy

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Eastern Washington, cul-de-sac  •  Toni Silber-Delerive    Saatchi Art

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ARTmonday: Architecture in Art

Last night I pulled together 20 examples of architecture in art for today’s post. As I scrolled through Pinterest pinning hundreds of images that appeal, I realized that one of the categories that make my heart flutter most is architecture. (You can look at my Architecture I and Architecture II Pinterest boards and see if you feel similarly.)

Artwork sucks me in, street style compels me to lose weight and dress with more verve, and food photos makes me wish I had more time and energy to really cook, but the architectural images draw me in more profoundly. Sure, it’s the design aspects in part—the corrugated metal, black stained siding, expanses of glass, pointy rooftops, and placement in the surrounding landscape transport me to another place, another time, another life I could have. Or maybe, just a house I might someday build.

So just for that reason, the realization that looking at sublime examples of contemporary dwellings elicits a response deeper than browsing well-designed living rooms and adorable, furry animals, here are 20 occurrences of architecture in art, including photographs, paintings, illustration, sculpture, and collage.

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Apple Blossoms and Architecture    The Naked Rose
Prints starting at $22.50 at Society6

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Classic Bowling Architecture    Vorona Photography
Prints starting at $16 at Society6

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Banco    Luciana Levinton
Prints starting at $124  •  Original $10,000  •  Saatchi Art

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Universal Space    Cécile Van Hanja
Prints starting at $60 at Saatchi Art

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Farewell     Rosalind Davis
$170 at Rise Art

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Architecture    Sannngat
Prints starting at $17.67 at Society6

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Yellow Surfer’s House    Ieva Baklane
Prints starting at $104  •  Original $1,278  •  Saatchi Art

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Back door #1    Michael Wolf
Christophe Guye Galerie /Artsy

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False Memory  Ricky Allman
Starting at $60 at 20×200

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Look Down    Gail Schechter
Starting at $20 at Minted

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On Camera Nº41    Luis Mallo
$2,500 at Praxix /Artsy

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Dreamed Bungalow    Carola Schapals
$8,000 at Saatchi Art

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Icons *2 (Trevi Fountain, Rome)    Nicolas Vionnet
$985 at Saatchi Art

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Woodshed    Andrew McClintock
S
tarting at $22 at Minted

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At the Sea II    Igor Vitomirov
Prints starting at $67  •  Original $1,200  •  Saatchi Art

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Painting Edifico Chrysler y Empire State    Claudia Hernández
Saatchi Art

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Modern Architecture  •  Lemonee on the Hills
Prints starting at $17 at Society6

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Untitled00373  •  Peter Matyasi
Prints starting at $125 / Original $1500  •  Saatchi Art

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Concrete Candy    Neil Ayling
£3,000 at Berloni /Artsy

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