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ARTmonday: Pools in Art

When we’re in Florida, I get to stare out at a pool when I work all day, until my son finally gets me to abandon my computer and venture in. (Mainly so I can throw the football with him. Yes, I can throw and catch a football.) At 92 degrees, it was bath-like and blissful. It’s funny, because until recently, my kids had only been swimming in outdoor pools a couple of times. Now, it’s such a huge treat having one right outside our door a few weeks a year. The condo complex has a bit of a retro feel too. Not exactly Miami Deco, or David Hockney mid-century modern, but  Here are 20 artworks with pools, starting with the classic Hockney.

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David Hockney

pool-daniel-heidkamp

Daniel Heidkamp

pool-laurie-rollitt

Laurie Rollitt

pool-Cali-sales

Cali Sales
pool-jiro-bevis

Jiro Bevis

pool-yoko-honda

Yoko Honda

pool-markers-joreyhurley-etsy

Jorey Hurley

pool-paul-davies

Paul Davies

pool-marta-sławińska-imac-mag

Marta Sławińska

pool-lizzy-stewart

Lizzy Stewart

pool-ltillmanart-etsy

L. Tillman

pool-Marine-Marbleindex-society-6

Marine Marbleindex

pool-swimming-mimi-society-6

Mimi

pool-theodore-parks-society-6

Theodore Parks

pool-by-lulu-dk

Lulu DK

swimming pool lucysnowephotography

Lucy Snow

tom-mckinley-sixteenth-floor

Tom McKinley

pool-gatsbys-rankin-wilard

Rankin Willard

pool-inflatable-juan-de-la-rica

Juan de la Rica

Pool-and-two-yellow-chairs-ieva0baklane

Ieva Baklane

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ARTmonday: 23 Bird Artworks

Since I can’t stop looking at the gorgeous trees around here—yellow, red, orange—they’re so autumn perfect, I thought I’d share the little creatures who hang out in them.  I had a bird as a pet growing up. He was a beautiful gray cockatiel with a yellow head and perfect persimmon circles on his cheeks. He imitated the call of a whippoorwill and also whistled  that, “Hey you’re sexy, babe” whistle, which was pretty humorous.

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Fictional Blue Bird, Matt Adrian / The Mincing Mockingbird, Etsy

seagull-in-sky

unidentified

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Bird, 2008, Christopher St. John

bird-heads-samantha-luck

unidentified

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Bird, Zenitt, Society 6

gold-turquoise-bird-dou-dou-studio

Gold Turquoise BirdDoudou Studio

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Bird Friend, Lizzy Stewart

bird-geo-mai-autumn-etsy

Northern Flicker, MaiAutumn, Etsy

bird-yuko-murata

Yuko Murata

birds-and-sun

unidentified

bird-arms

unidentified

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On a Journey, Jacqueline Schmidt, Uncommon Goods

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Birds in the Tree, Camilla Engman

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Boat-Billed Flycatcher (Megarynchus pitangua), 2012
Todd Forsgren

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Golden Owl, Ashley Percival, Etsy

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Bradley the Blue Jay, LEGO Bird Project

parro-silke-bonde

Parro, Silke Bonde

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Brown Pelican, Amy Sullivan, Etsy

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Peacock and Friends, Judy Kaufmann, Little Paper Planes

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Sanctuary Jessica Swift

mid-century-peacock

unidentified

yellow-bird-photo

Lovebird #5, Luke Stephenson Photography, 20×200

penguin-yonezoo

Penguin, Yuseke Yonezu

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ARTmonday: 25 Mountains + Icebergs

I’ve been sorting though my  art b0ard on Pinterest because it is overflowing with over 1300 pins. I already have separate boards for abstracts, sculptures & installations, nudes (though I need to pull this down because I keep getting warnings), female figures, and photography, but now I need to subcategorize even more, so I’ve created landscapes, and will probably move on to still lives and portraits. I’ve noticed I have an abundance of contemporary artwork, especially illustration, picturing mountains and icebergs. This is hardly a surprise, given the current craze for all things “geo” (triangles, facets, polyhedrosn,etc.). They’re appealing, and season appropriate, so here you go.


Dadu Shin

Dadu Shin

Danny Jones

via Geo A Day

embroidered-map-collages

Shannon Rankin

John Dilg

John Dilg, Luise Ross Gallery

Marion Barruad

Marion Barraud

Nikki Painter

Nikki Painter

Medile-Siaulytyte-Photomontage-2012-Snow-Butterflies

Medile Siaulytyte, Saatchi Online

Dekanimal polar bear iceberg geo

 dekanimal, Etsy

Brandi Stickland

Brandi Strickland

Megan Whitmarsh

 Megan Whitmarsh, 20×200

Jen Tong

Jen Tong

mountain woodcut

unidentified

mountains-mixed-media

Alexandra Valenti

Brian Rea

Brian Rea

Misato Suzuki

 

Misato Suzuki

 

Miranda Skoczek

Miranda Scokzek

Jon Klassen

Jon Klassen

Andy Curlowe

Andy Curlowe

Marina Molares

Marina Molares

Catherine Ryan

Catherine Ryan

Treasure Frey

Treasure Frey

Miju Lee

Miju Lee

Mountain-grape-Jelly-Marina-society 6

{grape Jelly} Marina, Society6

Wesley Bird

Wesley Bird, Society6

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Saturday Say It: So Very February

Nope-Society6-Gemma-Correll

 

That January Feeling by Gemma Correll
18″x13″ stretched canvas $85, Society6

for more spot-on sentiments
visit my “WORDS” board on Pinterest

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Saturday Say It: When It’s Raining

When It’s Raining
Riga Sutakul
17×21 print
$28 at  Society6 

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Holiday Notes: Stay Calm And . . .

John Tibbott
17 x 21 print, $29.95 at Society6 

Have a safe + sparkly Fourth!

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